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Female Representation in Videogames Isn't Getting Any Better

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 08:00
The number of female protagonists in games showcased at E3 has remained low for years.
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The Highly Dangerous 'Triton' Hackers Have Probed the US Grid

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 07:00
The same hackers behind a potentially lethal 2017 oil refinery cyberattack are now sniffing at US electrical utility targets.
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Blame Utilities for Wildfires. But Blame Everyone Else Too

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 07:00
California is built to burn—explosively. Given we can’t depopulate the entire state, what has made the wildfire problem so bad, and how do we fix it?
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Why You Can't Look Away From #CursedImages

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 07:00
Cursed images, a meme genre that began on Tumblr, don't just titillate us in an ew-lol way. They also bind us together.
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How Amazon Cloned a Neighborhood to Test Its Delivery Robots

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 07:00
Amazon used cameras, lidar, and aerial photography to build a highly detailed digital map of a Seattle suburb, where it is testing Scout, its delivery robot.
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How Kevin Durant Got Hurt, Why Coffee May Soon Be Gone, and More News

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 18:10
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
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The Life and Viral Fame of Virginia's Two-Headed Snake

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 17:53
What happens to a freak of nature after it gets internet famous?
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Bridging the Internet's Digital Language Divide

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 13:13
Tech companies want to get the next billion people online, but those users may find the internet has little to offer in the languages they speak at home.
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Why Kevin Durant's Achilles Tendon Was His Achilles Heel

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 13:11
When the Golden State Warriors star limped off the court, his Achilles tendon had been pulled to the point of rupture. Here's how that may have happened.
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Denis Villeneuve Is Working on a 'Dune' Series

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 10:50
The 'Blade Runner 2049' director, who is also working on a film adaptation of Frank Herbert's work, is going to direct the pilot for series about the Bene Gesserit.
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Google's Push to Close a Major Encrypted Web Loophole

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 10:26
By building security into top-level domains, Google makes it harder for HTTPS to fall short.
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Best Bike Accessories (2019): Helmets, Tools, Apparel, e-Bikes

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 09:00
We tested 11 biking accessories (and one e-bike) that make pedaling more pleasant.
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Estimate the Energy of an Utterly Massive Wind Turbine

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 09:00
The Hornsea Wind Farm is expected to be the largest offshore wind farm in the world. Here's how much energy is generated from one rotation of a turbine.
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The Glorious Scale of the NBA Finals' Game 5

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 09:00
Game 6 tips off tonight, but for a brief moment earlier this week, it looked as though the Raptors might end the Warriors' reign.
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The Most Delicious Foods Will Fall Victim to Climate Change

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 08:00
Author Amanda Little explains why high-nutrient, high-flavor crops are the most likely to suffer in a less predictable environment.
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Review: Eufy's RoboVac 11S Max Cleans Up for Cheap

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 08:00
Eufy’s robot vacuum is small, affordable, and attractive—but bounce navigation is a pain in the butt.
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The Newest Haven for Cryptocurrency Companies? Wyoming

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 07:00
The nation's least-populous state has enacted 13 laws in the past two years to welcome blockchain and cryptocurrency companies.
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20 Last-Minute Father's Day Gift Ideas and Deals (2019)

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 07:00
Whether you just forgot or procrastinated, don't worry. We found some great last-minute deals on gifts Dad will love.
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The Strange Mating Rituals of Self-Driving Car Companies

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 19:34
Aurora hooked up with Chrysler on Monday, ditched VW on Tuesday, and doubled down with Hyundai on Wednesday.
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Why Google Leaked the Pixel 4 Itself

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 18:00
The next Pixel phone was just unveiled months early. By Google. In a tweet.
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