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The Broadband Industry Is Suing Maine Over a Web Privacy Law

2 hours 23 min ago
Groups claim the state law, scheduled to take effect in July, violates First Amendment protections and the Supremacy Clause of the constitution.
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Physicists Take Their Closest Look Yet at an Antimatter Atom

6 hours 23 min ago
Scientists at CERN found a way to trap hydrogen’s mirror twin, antihydrogen, long enough to study it in greater detail than ever before.
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What If ‘Planetary Alignment’ Really Could Make Brooms Balance?

8 hours 23 min ago
Celestial bodies aren't the reason broomsticks can stand up on end. If they were, it would unleash gravitational chaos.
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'Beat Saber' Is a VR Workout for People Who Don't Like Exercise

9 hours 23 min ago
The game turns music and sword-fighting into a hardcore fitness activity.
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Algorithms Were Supposed to Fix the Bail System. They Haven't

9 hours 23 min ago
A nonprofit group encouraged states to use mathematical formulas to try to eliminate racial inequities. Now, it says the tools have no place in criminal justice.
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How the Pink Princess and the Pink Congo Scam Flourished Online

10 hours 23 min ago
The pink princess philodendron is the ultimate Instagram plant, with three-digit price tags to match. The following it cultivated was also ripe for deception.
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Do Fans of Cartoon Porn Stars Hate (Real) Women?

10 hours 23 min ago
The fanbase of Projekt Melody—an anime camgirl and the next step in digital sexuality—may overlap with the more misogynistic corners of the internet.
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Cheap Nanoparticles Pave the Way for Carbon-Neutral Fuel

10 hours 23 min ago
A new way to produce nanoparticles—which convert carbon dioxide emissions into fuel—may help a niche green-energy technology go mainstream.
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A Coding School Tuition Model Spreads to 4-Year Colleges

11 hours 23 min ago
Income share agreements first gained popularity with tech bootcamps. Now some traditional universities are offering the tools as substitutes for student loans.
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YouTube Gaming's Most-Watched Videos Are Dominated by Scams and Cheats

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 19:53
YouTube is littered with bot-driven videos promising big in-game riches—that also try to steal your personal information.
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New Uber Rules, Bomber-Inspired Jet Design, and More News

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 17:59
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
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New Data Backs Up Details in a Fatal 2018 Tesla Model X Crash

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 16:43
Newly released documents confirm that the driver experienced a glitch multiple times before the deadly crash, though it’s unclear whether he reported it to Tesla.
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The Arctic Is Getting Greener. That's Bad News for All of Us

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 13:41
From space and with drones, scientists are watching the Arctic get greener. That's troubling both for the region, and the planet as a whole.
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Wildfire Photographs Are Constant Reminders of Chaos

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 10:00
An upcoming exhibit at the California Museum of Photography showcases the unpredictability of the state's reliable disasters. 
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Wake Up, Democrats! Memes Matter in the Race to 2020

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 09:00
Winning the White House will require replacing communications directors with social-media-savvy chief content officers.
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6 Best Trackers (2020): GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and Cellular

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 08:00
These are the best Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, and cellular clips to ensure that you never lose anything ever again.
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The Atlantic Ocean's 'Conveyor Belt' Stirs Up a Science Fight

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 08:00
Researchers are debating the best way to monitor the ocean currents that sweep through the Labrador Sea—and may foretell the planet's climate future.
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Uber Changes Its Rules, and Drivers Adjust Their Strategies

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 07:00
In response to a new law, the ride-hail service shows California drivers where a ride would go and how much it would pay. Drivers are learning when to say “No.”
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Essential Gear For Keeping Your Workspace Tidy

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 06:00
Whether you toil at home or in an open-plan office, these tools will keep your desk clean and your mind clear.
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Angry Nerd: Don't Fall for the Quantum Con

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 06:00
Quantum cryptography is clever and impressive, but companies calling it "unbreakable" and "unhackable" turns me into Shrödinger's sourpuss.
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