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Apr 25, 2019

Instagram's Newest Star Is ... a Tree?
Tentree's Instagram post about planting trees has gone viral. But as with any celebrity's carefully orchestrated photo, the reality is much more complicated.

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Apr 25, 2019

Trump Evicts Tech Workers, Avengers Return, and More News
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Apr 25, 2019

Beyoncé, Donald Glover, Adidas, Nike, and the Fight for Cool
Adidas' collaboration with Donald Glover is just its latest attempt to define culture. Also on deck? Beyoncé.

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Apr 25, 2019

Scientists Need to Talk More About Failure
The most radical talk at TED 2019 wasn't about a miracle cure or a moonshot. It was about a balloon that popped.

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Apr 25, 2019

Rami Malek Is Your New Villain ... Bond Villain
Malek's next gig, the Avengers are coming for all the money, Captain America does VR, and more.

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Apr 25, 2019

The Galaxy Fold's Breaking Display Won't Be Easy to Fix
iFixit tore down the ambitious device, revealing what might turn out to be systematic problems.

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Apr 25, 2019

Not Even the Avengers Know Who All the Avengers Are
It's a lot of heroes to keep track of, y'know?

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Apr 25, 2019

Huawei Still Has Friends in Europe, Despite US Warnings
The UK appears ready to allow Huawei gear in "non-core" parts of its 5G network. Many European countries rely heavily on Chinese equipment.

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Apr 25, 2019

Visa Rejections for Tech Workers Spike Under Trump
Due to the high demand for tech skills, H-1B visas have always been coveted and competitive. But denial rates have more than doubled since 2016.

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Apr 25, 2019

GoDaddy Takes Down 15,000 Spammy 'Snake Oil' Subdomains
You know those ads hawking bogus brain pills? Security researchers just helped take out a bunch of the spammers behind them.

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Apr 25, 2019

'Days Gone' Is Interesting But Impossible to Take Seriously
It isn't bad, but it is altogether too reverent of the generic zombie apocalypse it creates.

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Apr 25, 2019

26 Best Nintendo Switch Accessories (2019): Controllers, Screen Protectors, Cases
Have a Nintendo Switch? You really should get some of these accoutrements. We list the best chargers, screen protectors, cases, stands, controllers, adapters, and more.

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Apr 25, 2019

The Antibiotics Business Is Broken—But There's a Fix
Attempts to develop new antibiotics are failing because the projects aren't profitable. To make new drugs, it seems, pharma companies need more money.

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Apr 25, 2019

The Internet Does Not Believe You're Pregnant
Conspiracy theorists are obsessed with the wombs of celebrity women.

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Apr 25, 2019

Avengers: Endgame Review: Time Is on Their Side
All our years spent with Earth's mightiest heroes meant something more than one movie could contain. Endgame tries to do it anyway.

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Apr 25, 2019

‘If You Want to Kill Someone, We Are the Right Guys'
In a small Minnesota town, an IT technician found his way to the darkest corner of the web. Then he made a deadly plan.

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Apr 24, 2019

Tesla Is Losing Money Again As Deliveries Decline
After two quarters of profitability, the electric automaker reported a $702 million loss in the first quarter.

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Apr 24, 2019

Facebook Will Finally Pay—Billions—for Its Privacy Missteps
In releasing its quarterly financial results Wednesday, Facebook said it expects to pay a fine of $3 billion to $5 billion to the FTC for violations related to user privacy.

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Apr 24, 2019

Tesla's Robotaxi Pledge, a Browser That Pays You, and More News
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Apr 24, 2019

How to Avoid 'Avengers: Endgame' Spoilers Online
A few simple tips and even Chrome extensions to spare yourself some heartbreak.

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Apr 24, 2019

The Machine That Reads Your Mind (Kinda) and Talks (Sorta)
A new brain-computer interface takes the snap, crackle, pop from inside your motor cortex and translates it into digitally synthesized speech.

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Apr 24, 2019

Old Promises Broken, Musk Offers New Pledges on Self-Driving
Ahead of what's expected to be a disappointing earnings report, Tesla CEO Elon Musk predicts 1 million "robotaxis" on the road by next year.

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Apr 24, 2019

The Brave Browser Will Pay You to Surf the Web
Brave says it can show users ads while protecting their privacy; eventually, it hopes to also pay publishers.

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Apr 24, 2019

Inside James Holzhauer's _Jeopardy!_-Dominating Strategy
James Holzhauer won a record $110,914 in a single game of 'Jeopardy!' by perfecting a playbook.

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Apr 24, 2019

How Professional Gambler James Holzhauer Broke 'Jeopardy!'
James Holzhauer won a record $110,914 in a single game of 'Jeopardy!' by perfecting a playbook.

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Apr 24, 2019

America's Grandest Movie Palaces Find Strange New Lives
The old Hollywood studios built thousands of ornate theaters across the country. Most have been torn down or abandoned.

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Apr 24, 2019

Twitter Users Are Richer and More Woke Than the Rest of Us
A new report from Pew Research backs up the idea that social media often doesn't reflect the larger world around us.

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Apr 24, 2019

YouTube's 'Slow Mo Guys' Share the Best Slow-Motion Videos
Gavin Free and Dan Gruchy break down the techniques behind the internet's most popular clips.

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Apr 24, 2019

YouTube's 'Slow-Mo Guys' Share the Best Slow-Motion Videos
Gavin Free and Dan Gruchy break down the techniques behind the internet's most popular clips.

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Apr 24, 2019

14 Best Comic Book Movies You Can Stream, From ‘Black Panther' to ‘Thor: Ragnarok'
Summer blockbuster season is here! And by "here" we mean in your living room!

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Apr 24, 2019

Film Festivals like Tribeca Move to Make Virtual Reality a Marquee Event
There's still something film festivals provide that streaming services can't: interactive social experiences in VR and AR.

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Apr 24, 2019

Gozney Roccbox Outdoor Pizza Oven Review: Too Much Pizza
This portable pizza oven packs a punch, but it's overkill for amateurs.

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Apr 24, 2019

Open Source Software: The Complete Wired Guide
Everything you ever wanted to know about Linux, GNU, and how big companies are making money off of free, collaboration-based software.

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Apr 24, 2019

Tesla's New Chip Holds the Key to ‘Full Self-Driving'
CEO Elon Musk says that in a year more than 1 million Teslas will be capable of driving themselves while a person sleeps in the driver's seat.

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Apr 24, 2019

Best Bluetooth Speakers of 2019: Portable, Waterproof, Good Battery Life
WIRED's favorite portable Bluetooth speakers of all shapes and sizes, from clip-ons to a massive boombox.

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Apr 24, 2019

What the Golden State Killer Tells Us About Forensic Genetics
In the year since the arrest of the Golden State Killer, investigative genetic genealogy has emerged as the most powerful crime-fighting tool since DNA itself.

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Apr 24, 2019

The Meteoric Rise of Family Tree Forensics to Fight Crimes
In the year since the arrest of the Golden State Killer, investigative genetic genealogy has emerged as the most powerful crime-fighting tool since DNA itself.

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Apr 23, 2019

Trump's Twitter Meeting, an Ethereum Thief, and More News
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Apr 23, 2019

What's Known About the SpaceX Crew Dragon Accident
During a series of engine tests of SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft this past Saturday, the vehicle experienced what the company has characterized as an "anomaly."

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Apr 23, 2019

Like Guns, Social Media Is a Weapon That Should Be Regulated
In the wake of the massacres in Sri Lanka, the government imposed a social media blackout. This may be a turning point in the way we think about how to control big platforms.

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Apr 23, 2019

Supply Chain Hackers Snuck Malware Into Videogames
An aggressive group of supply chain hackers strikes again, this time further upstream.

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Apr 23, 2019

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Met With President Trump
The Twitter CEO says in an internal email that it's "important to meet heads of state in order to listen, share our principles and our ideas."

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Apr 23, 2019

Jack Dorsey Is Reportedly Meeting With President Trump
The Twitter CEO says in an internal email that it's "important to meet heads of state in order to listen, share our principles and our ideas."

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Apr 23, 2019

Tristan Harris: Tech Is ‘Downgrading Humans.' It's Time to Fight Back
The creator of the "time well spent" movement disappeared for a year, but now he's come back with a new phrase and a plan to stop technology from from destroying free will, creating social anomie, and wrecking democracy.

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Apr 23, 2019

Don't Praise the Sri Lankan Government for Blocking Facebook
Social media can provide vital information in a crisis, and there's evidence that blocking it does more harm than good.

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Apr 23, 2019

From Sketch Comedy to BDSM, Netflix Burrows Into Every Niche It Can Find
The company is no longer in the business of Prestige TV—at least, not single-mindedly. What happens when a platform becomes an industry?

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Apr 23, 2019

The Physics of a Bolt Smashing a Watermelon (or Your Brain)
It's easier to follow rules when you know why they exist. In this case, you can calculate the force of an object hitting a melon to see why hard hats matter.

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Apr 23, 2019

Women's Homicidal Rage Is All Over TV—and It's Funny
'Killing Eve' and 'Santa Clarita Diet' aren't the first to center female criminals, but their tone and confidence are a post-#MeToo internet-y revelation.

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Apr 23, 2019

In Automation, the 'Last Motion' Will Come Before the Last Mile
Opinion: Robots seem to be the solution to the "last-mile" problem. But mechanization will likely come for a different part of the process first.

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Apr 23, 2019

In Automation, the Last Motion Will Come Before the Last Mile
Opinion: Robots seem to be the solution to the "last mile" problem. But mechanization will likely come for a different part of the process first.

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Apr 23, 2019

Inside the Quietly Lucrative Business of Donating Human Eggs
Across the US, women are being paid to donate their eggs to aspiring parents. The business is well-paid, under-regulated, and little-studied.

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Apr 23, 2019

Census Citizenship Question Riles Tech and Privacy Groups
The Trump administration wants to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. Tech companies and privacy advocates think that's a bad idea.

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Apr 23, 2019

A 'Blockchain Bandit' Is Guessing Private Keys and Scoring Millions
The larger lesson of an ongoing Ethereum crime spree: Be careful with who's generating your cryptocurrency keys.

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Apr 22, 2019

Googlers Claim Retaliation, Samsung Delays Fold, and More News
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Apr 22, 2019

Google Strikes at Strikers, Samsung Holds the Fold, and More News
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Apr 22, 2019

Samsung Delays the Release of Its Galaxy Fold Smartphone
The smartphone giant has delayed the release of the Samsung Galaxy Fold after early review units of the folding smartphone began malfunctioning.

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Apr 22, 2019

14 Mueller Report Takeaways You Might Have Missed
When you dig into the Mueller report, a lot of important details start to jump out.

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Apr 22, 2019

'Game of Thrones' Recap, Season 8 Episode 2: That's What Death Is
Everyone in the Seven Kingdoms is about to make history, for as long as that still exists.

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Apr 22, 2019

Google Walkout Organizers Say They're Facing Retaliation
Two Google employees who helped organize a November walkout of thousands of employees say they've either been demoted, or been told to drop concerns about ethics.

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Apr 22, 2019

Mueller Makes It Clear: Trump Was Worse Than a 'Useful Idiot'
The Mueller report exposes the extent to which not just Russia but Donald Trump's own associates grifted the president.

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Apr 22, 2019

Last Night's *Game of Thrones* Leaked Early Online
Also, this weekend's box office totals are bleak.

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Apr 22, 2019

8 Earth Day Galleries to Show Off the Wonders of the World
Let's enjoy the planet in all its glories.

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Apr 22, 2019

'Heaven's Vault' Is a Rare Videogame About the Art of Translation
The decoding at the core of Inkle Studios' latest is an elegant, simple system, one wrapped in a truly beautiful game.

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Apr 22, 2019

11 Best Upcycled and Recycled Products (2019)
You want shoes, eh? How about shoes made from recycled plastic?

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Apr 22, 2019

11 Everyday Products Made of Recycled Materials (2019)
You want shoes, eh? How about shoes made from recycled plastic? These ordinary products are upcycled from a variety of eco-friendly recycled materials.

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Apr 22, 2019

John Legend Is Your New Google Assistant—Listen for Yourself
If you instruct Google Assistant to "talk like a Legend," it will speak in a simulacrum of the smooth sound of Grammy-winning crooner John Legend.

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Apr 22, 2019

The Robots Want to Steal (the Boring Parts of) Your Job
MIT's Erik Brynjolfsson on why the Westworld dystopia is (hopefully) far off and why you should never use a telepresence robot to tell someone they're dying.

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Apr 22, 2019

When Workers Control the Code
The emergence of worker-owned apps could save the gig economy from itself.

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Apr 22, 2019

VR's True Innovation Isn't Technological, It's Human
Where new headsets like the Oculus Quest and HTC Vive Focus Pro really shine is their ability to help us interact more freely with other people.

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Apr 22, 2019

Waze Wants to Help All of Us Win at Carpooling
The world's premier traffic-busting app has a plan for when traffic never ever gets better: get us all to share commutes, and become ... friends?

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Apr 22, 2019

Kitty Hawk, Flying Cars, and the Challenges of ‘Going 3D'
At a startup run by autonomous vehicle mastermind Sebastian Thrun, the dream of flying cars is starting to become reality. But expect flight delays.

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Apr 22, 2019

LA's Plan to Reboot Its Bus System—Using Cell Phone Data
Ridership on the city's bus system is plummeting, so the transit agency is redesigning it—with the help of location data from about 5 million cell phones.

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Apr 22, 2019

My Search for a Boyhood Friend Led to a Dark Discovery
A surfeit of ugly knowledge is a feature of our age. But when information is everywhere, some things are better left buried.

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Apr 22, 2019

New Gaming Gear That Will Light Your Arcade Fire
From a mouse that continuously charges to a luxuriously cushy headset, this desktop gaming equipment will help you unleash your full potential.

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Apr 22, 2019

Nissan's EV Hints at World Where Can Auto Designers Go Wild
A back seat that transforms into a throne, front seats that swivel to face one another—Nissan's IMs concept shows what designers do when tech liberates them.

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Apr 22, 2019

How Recommendation Algorithms Run the World
Companies use recommendation engines to tell you what to buy, read, and watch. But those algorithms aren't your friends.

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Apr 22, 2019

How the Atari 2600 Led Videogaming's Home Invasion
A nearly endless array of game options helped the cartridge-fed console dominate the living room for years.

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Apr 22, 2019

Inside the Weird, and Booming, Industry of Online Influence
Recently, the business of getting paid to promote a company via your social media has spread pandemic-like.

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Apr 22, 2019

'Computer, Enhance': Inside Samsung's Smart New 8K TV
The AI engine that powers this stunning TV can transform any HD or 4K content into impossibly detailed 8K nirvana.

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Apr 22, 2019

Angry Nerd: Just Get Out of My Space
Need to rent a car for the day? Take mine. But my bed? I'd rather sell a kidney.

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Apr 22, 2019

Are We There Yet? A Reality Check on Self-Driving Cars
Fully autonomous cars may never arrive. But we'll all benefit from self-driving tech while we wait.

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Apr 22, 2019

Dueling Mobile Options for Playing Console Games On the Go
Clip you phone into one of these controllers to play _Fortnite_ and more—with no latency and plenty of joysticking.

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Apr 22, 2019

EV Upstart Rivian Is Helping to Drive a New Auto Tech Boom
A explosion of new technologies has companies flooding the auto industry en masse—again.

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Apr 22, 2019

Breaking My Phone Addiction—Via My Phone
Welcome to Internet and Technology Addicts Anonymous.

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Apr 21, 2019

Punny SUVs at the NY Auto Show and More Car News This Week
Genesis shows off an electric two-seater it may never build, Elon Musk takes a step toward a really big tunnel, and Uber gets another $1 billion investment.

Wired News
Apr 21, 2019

The Mueller Report Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup
Also, 'Game of Thrones' is back, y'all!

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Apr 21, 2019

A Blazing Hot Coal Seam Shows How Microbes Can Spring to Life
A decades-long fire in Pennsylvania revealed some unexpected twists in how microbes survive in harsh environments.

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Apr 21, 2019

AI Could Predict Death. But What If the Algorithm Is Biased?
Opinion: Researchers are studying how artificial intelligence could predict risks of premature death. But the health care industry needs to consider another risk: unconscious bias in AI.

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Apr 21, 2019

Hackers Can Tell What Netflix 'Bandersnatch' Choices You Make
Researchers have shown that even though Netflix encrypts its traffic, hackers can figure out your interactive movie choices.

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Apr 21, 2019

How to Watch 'Game of Thrones' Online
From HBO Now to Hulu to good ol' fashioned cable, you've got no shortage of ways to get your Winterfell fix.

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Apr 20, 2019

Why I've Never Mixed Weed With Virtual Reality
VR and cannabis might seem like natural complements, but to combine them strips both of their transformative power.

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Apr 20, 2019

Space Photos of the Week: Mooooooon Shadow, Moon Shadow
Plus a Martian crater, a nebula in transition, and a glorious cluster.

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Apr 20, 2019

Facebook Fails, Russian Hacks, and More Security News This Week
The Mueller report, Facebook goofs, and more of the week's top security news.

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Apr 20, 2019

The Wilsons From 'Us' Are Our New Favorite Horror Family
More horror films should have families like theirs in the future.

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Apr 20, 2019

18 Best Easter Sales for 2019: Apple, Amazon, and More Tech
To escape from under that cumulus cloud of candy-colored chocolate, browse the best Easter tech deals on the Echo Dot, iPad, Garmin Fenix, and more.

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Apr 20, 2019

British Beach-Goers Could Get a Bigger Road Through Stonehenge
Well, a tunnel that passes underneath it, to be more specific. But conservationists have reservations.

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Apr 19, 2019

Ancestry.com's Racist Ad Tumbles Into a Cultural Minefield
A slavery-themed ad for Ancestry.com exposes the awkward relationship between America's darkest history and the current boom in family-tree building.

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Apr 19, 2019

An Insane 'Jeopardy!' Run, How to Prep for 4/20, and More
Catch up on the most important news today in 2 minutes or less.

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Apr 19, 2019

Gadget Lab Podcast: Your Right to Repair Your Gadgets
We talk with right-to-repair advocate Nathan Proctor. Also: Samsung's Galaxy Fold woes, and a preview of the next Sony PlayStation.

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Apr 19, 2019

Uber Recruits Some Rich Friends to Drive Its Autonomous Cars
Toyota, Japanese auto supplier Denso, and the Softbank Vision Fund are investing $1 billion in Uber's self-driving car unit.

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