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A Buzzkill Physics Discovery, a Deadly Miracle Drug, and More News

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 17:48
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
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James Gunn Tweeted 'The Suicide Squad' Cast and It's Insane

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 11:51
Also: J.J. Abrams just signed a multimillion-dollar deal, and RIP, MoviePass.
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The 11 Best New TV Shows Coming This Fall—From 'Watchmen' to 'Mandalorian'

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 09:00
In the streaming age, there are always new shows. But this fall in particular has some unique treats. (Hello, Disney+!)
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6 Best Smartphones That Still Have a Headphone Jack (2019)

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 08:00
3.5-mm audio jacks are endangered, but they're not extinct yet. Some of our favorite smartphones still have them.
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After Six Years in Exile, Edward Snowden Explains Himself

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 07:00
In a new memoir and interview, the world’s most famous whistle-blower elucidates as never before why he stood up to mass surveillance—and his love for an internet that no longer exists.
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Flirty or Friendzone? New AI Scans Your Texts for True Love

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 07:00
A new class of apps can use machine intelligence to determine if your text conversations are imbued with hidden romantic sparks.
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Today’s Cartoon: Helicopter Parenting

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 07:00
Helicopter parenting? There’s 100 apps for that.
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Artificial Intelligence Confronts a 'Reproducibility' Crisis

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 07:00
Machine-learning systems are black boxes even to the researchers that build them. That makes it hard for others to assess the results.
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Ex-Donkey Kong Champ Threatens to Sue Over Record Removal

Sun, 09/15/2019 - 10:00
Billy Mitchell issues a 156-page “evidence package” in an attempt to prove his feats of arcade greatness.
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The Best iPad Drawing Apps for Every Kind of Artist (2019)

Sun, 09/15/2019 - 09:00
With these apps, your Apple Pencil might actually replace your *real* pencils.
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New Electrics, New Laws, and Other Car News This Week

Sun, 09/15/2019 - 09:00
Automakers show off their latest in Frankfurt, and California lawmakers rewrite the rules of the road for Uber and Lyft.
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The Colonel Sanders Dating Sim Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup

Sun, 09/15/2019 - 09:00
Also: President Trump loses another national security adviser, a potential ban on e-cigarettes, and more.
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Fitbit Versa 2 Review: Still Not An Apple Watch

Sun, 09/15/2019 - 08:00
The latest iteration of Fitbit's popular smartwatch is still useful, if flawed.
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Physicists Finally Nail the Proton’s Size, and Hope Dies

Sun, 09/15/2019 - 08:00
A new measurement seems to eliminate an anomaly that has captivated physicists for nearly a decade.
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A Detox Drug Promises Miracles—If It Doesn't Kill You First

Sun, 09/15/2019 - 07:00
The heavy hallucinogen ibogaine is illegal in the US, but some addicts are flocking to Mexican clinics for it, hoping to be cured. A physician investigates.
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How Rich Donors Like Epstein (and Others) Undermine Science

Sun, 09/15/2019 - 07:00
MIT’s Media Lab, Harvard, Stanford, hospitals—they all take money from donors. Whether it's to truly help the world, or merely burnish a reputation, the money nevertheless bends the arc of the innovation universe.
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Space Photos of the Week: Spying on Jupiter

Sat, 09/14/2019 - 10:00
The spacecraft Juno made it through a very hostile environment to send back images of this enormous, telegenic, enshrouded planet.
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'Simjacker' Attack Can Track Phones Just by Sending a Text

Sat, 09/14/2019 - 09:00
White house spying, North Korea sanctions, and more of the week's top security news.
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Old Sci-Fi Movies Probably Aren't as Good as You Remember

Sat, 09/14/2019 - 09:00
Watching 'Buck Rogers in the 25th Century' can be quite a shock in the 21st.
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8 Best Zink Instant Cameras & Printers (Zero Ink, Inkless)

Sat, 09/14/2019 - 08:00
We've been testing inkless "Zero Ink" printers and instant cameras for months. These are our favorites.
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