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5 Best Keyboards for 2019 (Cheap, Gaming, Mechanical)

Wired Top Stories - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 08:00
Whether you're looking to boost your productivity or your kill-death battle royale stats, these are the best keyboards for the job.
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Calories, Carbs, Fat, Fiber: Unraveling The Links Between Breast Cancer And Diet

A new study finds that women who ate a low-fat diet and more fruits, vegetables and grains, lowered their risk of dying from breast cancer. But which of those factors provided the protective effect?

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In His Own Words: Cory Booker On 'The Worst Gut Punch' Of His Life

The Democratic presidential candidate regularly tells personal stories on the campaign trail. Booker shared one particularly powerful experience in an interview with the NPR Politics Podcast.

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A 'Game of Thrones'-Themed Menu for Your Sunday Viewing Party

Wired Top Stories - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 07:00
No one will hear you crying if your mouth is full of meat pie.
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REI Anniversary Sale: 26 Best Summer Outdoor Deals for 2019

Wired Top Stories - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 07:00
REI is holding its Anniversary Sale from now through Memorial Day. It's the best time of the year to pick up all the wetsuits, mountain bikes, and coolers that you'll need.
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Building a Bus Map When There Are No Fixed Routes—or Stops

Wired Top Stories - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 07:00
Citizen groups in Beirut, Nairobi, Cairo and other cities are crowdsourcing maps of informal bus networks to encourage transit use.
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Critics Say USDA Plan To Move Federal Agencies Could Hurt Research Vital For Farmers

A plan to move USDA research groups out of Washington, D.C. has towns clamoring for high-paying jobs. But critics say it's part of an effort to gut objective research and cut jobs at the two agencies.

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In Syria, Reports Of 19 Medical Facilities Bombed Since April 28

Strikes by the government and its allies have dealt a devastating blow to Idlib province in the north, where the conflict has escalated since late April.

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So Long to Grumpy Cat, Amazon’s Special Warehouses, and More News

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 18:14
Catch up on the most important news today in two minutes or less.
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WATCH: The Escalating Trade War With China

The escalating trade war between the U.S. and China may be painful for American consumers and companies but Trump's supporters say the battle is long overdue.

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Ohio State Doctor Sexually Abused At Least 177 Male Students, Investigation Finds

The independent investigation concluded that university personnel were aware of the abuse as early as 1979, but that Richard Strauss kept abusing students until he retired nearly two decades later.

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Suicide Rate For Girls Has Been Rising Faster Than For Boys, Study Finds

Researchers found that the increase was highest for girls ages 10 to 14 in the U.S., rising by nearly 13% since 2007. The increase for boys of the same age was 7%.

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U.S. To Lift Tariffs On Steel And Aluminum From Canada And Mexico

The Trump administration has reached a deal to lift tariffs on steel and other imports from Canada and Mexico, in a move that could make it easier to ratify the USMCA trade pact.

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The Unanswered Questions About Anthrax

The full impact of this potentially fatal disease is unknown. A new report calculates the places where animals and people are at risk.

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'How Shostakovich Changed My Mind' Touches On The Music-Body Connection

BBC music broadcaster Stephen Johnson's remarkably diverse aesthetic and personal sensitivity are on full display in his new book on the Russian composer's music — and his own personal struggles.

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WATCH: What's Driving U.S. Sanctions On Iran

For 40 years, the U.S. and Iran have been locked in an almost nonstop confrontation.

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Gadget Lab Podcast: YouTube’s Latest Makeup Drama, Explained

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:36
WIRED’s Emma Grey Ellis joins this week’s Gadget Lab podcast to explain the latest YouTube drama and discuss the implications of “cancel culture.”
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Amazon Is Building Special Warehouses for Hazardous Items

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:33
Everything from glitter hair spray and nail polish remover to bear repellent will soon ship out of specially designed fulfillment centers.
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Herman Wouk, 'The Jackie Robinson Of Jewish-American Fiction,' Dies At 103

Wouk was famous for writing The Winds of War, Marjorie Morningstar and The Caine Mutiny, which won a Pulitzer Prize. He also helped popularize themes that writers like Philip Roth later tackled.

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Grumpy Cat's Death Marks the End of the Joyful Internet

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:20
Tardar Sauce was an avatar of the days of the goofy web.
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