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 2018-06-25 05:00 

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'Westworld' Recap, Season 2 Episode 10: What *Is* Real?...

All of Season 2 has toyed with perceptions of reality—and the finale took that to the extreme....

 2018-06-24 13:00 

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Ford's Train Station, Elon's Angry Emails, and More Car News...

Plus, VW builds an electric racer for a mountain climb, and Colorado sticks it to the EPA....

 2018-06-24 13:00 

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Melania Trump's 'I Really Don't Care' Jacket Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup...

The First Lady wore a...

 2018-06-24 12:00 

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Let's Use Physics to Model a Curving Soccer Ball...

You could practice out on the pitch, or you could use a numerical calculation....

 2018-06-24 12:00 

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How to Use a Google Clips Camera...

Google's clever new AI-powered camera is designed to grab stellar 7-second snippets of family shenanigans. Here's how to get started....

 2018-06-24 11:00 

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Finally, a Problem Only Quantum Computers Will Ever Be Able to Solve...

Computer scientists have been searching for years for a type of problem that a quantum computer can solve but that any possible future classical computer cannot. Now they've found one....

 2018-06-24 11:00 

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From Mats to Hoodies, 9 Ways to Elevate Your Yoga Practice...

Our favorite gear to help you say...

 2018-06-24 11:00 

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Westworld's Real Villain Has Always Been Its Privacy Policy...

Those rich people really should have read the Delos terms of service....

 2018-06-23 13:30 

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A Major Privacy Win, a Vault 7 Indictment, and More Security News This Week...

A good week for privacy, an alleged leaker indicted, and more security news this week....

 2018-06-23 13:00 

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The World Needs More Shows Like 'The Terror'...

AMC's new show, which depicts the doomed Franklin expedition to the Arctic, is the right kind of historical fiction....

 2018-06-23 12:00 

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Sony's A7 III Mirrorless Camera Flaunts Its Sensor Smarts...

Sony's full-frame sensor is the stuff of a silicon junkie's dreams....

 2018-06-23 12:00 

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'Fortnite' Is Everywhere, But It's Perfect on the Nintendo Switch...

The game's magic lies in its self-contained arc—which translates to an almost perfect mobile experience....

 2018-06-23 11:00 

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Do You Dream in Internet? Don't Freak Out...

We know a lot about how smartphones and social media affect our brains, but dreams are more mysterious....

 2018-06-23 11:00 

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Indictment of Ex-Fitbit Employees Marks a Bigger Legal Shift...

Six current and former Fitbit employees are accused of stealing trade secrets from rival company Jawbone....

 2018-06-23 11:00 

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Space Photos of the Week: No, You're Not Barchan Mad. Those Dunes Are Blue....

Mars, along with parts of Earth, is covered in what are called barchan dunes—features shaped into crescents by wind activity. Crank up the saturation in the photo and they look amazing....

 2018-06-23 11:00 

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Best Weekend Tech Deals: Apple Devices, Moto Z3, Robot Vacs, and More...

We found some great deals on Moto phones, Apple devices, robot vacs, wireless headphones, and more...

 2018-06-23 00:33 

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How Tesla Is Building Cars in Its Parking Lot...

We dug through the permits Elon Musk's automaker filed for the right to start building Model 3 sedans in a semi-permanent tent outside its Fremont factory....

 2018-06-22 23:25 

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Apple Will Fix Your Messed Up MacBook Pro Keyboard for Free...

The squeaky butterfly switch gets the grease....

 2018-06-22 20:24 

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Family DNA Testing at the Border Would Be an Ethical Quagmire...

New offers from consumer genetic testing companies raise more questions than they answer....

 2018-06-22 20:03 

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Gadget Lab Podcast: Our Vertical-Video Future...

With a new long-form video app called IGTV, Instagram is giving us a glimpse of our vertical-video future and is aiming it squarely at teens....

 2018-06-22 18:08 

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Bill Could Give Californians Unprecedented Control Over Data...

Lawmakers in California have introduced a sweeping privacy bill that could reign in the power of their Silicon Valley neighbors....

 2018-06-22 17:45 

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Another Failed Silicon Valley Exec Gets a Crypto Project...

After mismanaging digital-payments company Clinkle, Lucas Duplan has resurfaced with a venture fund of his own....

 2018-06-22 17:12 

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Uber's Crash and the Folly of Humans Training Self-Driving Cars...

Humans are terrible at paying attention when they're doing all the driving. So why expect anything different when the robot's in charge?...

 2018-06-22 16:26 

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Carpenter v. United States Decision Strengthens Digital Privacy...

Thanks to Carpenter v. United States, the government will now generally need a warrant to obtain your cell site location information....

 2018-06-22 14:00 

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The Mystics Seeking Eternal Life Through Liquid Nitrogen...

Photographer Giuseppe Nucci documents cosmists, transhumanists, and cryonicists in Russia....

 2018-06-22 13:01 

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A Plea for AI That Serves Humanity Instead of Replacing It...

A new group formed by MIT's Media Lab and IEEE thinks artificial intelligence should complement human endeavors, not just serve the corporate bottom line...

 2018-06-22 13:00 

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Hayley Kiyoko, Troye Sivan, and the New Age of Queer Pop...

The next generation of LGBTQ pop artists knows what it stands for. And when you're producing songs people have been waiting a long time to hear, word spreads fast....

 2018-06-22 13:00 

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Pain Is Weird. Making Bionic Arms Feel Pain Is Even Weirder...

Researchers get a robotic prosthesis to feel pain. But is that something amputees would even want?...

 2018-06-22 12:00 

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6 Best Cold Brew Coffee Makers (2018)...

Learn how to make fantastic cold brew with our picks for the best cold brew coffee makers, best cold brew coffee grounds, and our advice....

 2018-06-22 12:00 

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It's Business Time for Rocket Lab, Launcher of Small Satellites...

The question now is: Can it loft its rockets inside the newly opened launch window, or will it stay on the launch pad for ever and ever and ever?...

 2018-06-22 11:00 

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VW's Electrifying Bid to Dominate the Pikes Peak Race...

To conquer the Race to the Clouds, Volkswagen ditched the engine for a pair of batteries and a clever new charging setup....

 2018-06-22 11:00 

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Twitter Users Are Analytical in the Morning, Angsty at Night...

What an analysis of 800 million tweets and 7 billion words published to Twitter between 2010 and 2014, across the 54 largest cities in the UK, reveals (and doesn't) about the British state of mind....

 2018-06-22 11:00 

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China Escalates Hacks Against the US as Trade Tensions Rise...

A hacking truce between China and the US doesn't address government espionage operations, a workaround both countries exploit....

 2018-06-22 00:09 

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Massachusetts Welcomes Self-Driving Cars—With a Couple Caveats...

The state's DOT and cities in the Boston area are pioneering a new regulatory regime to encourage testing of this new tech, without letting developers do whatever they like....

 2018-06-21 23:45 

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YouTube Will Let Creators Sell Subscriptions, Merchandise, and More...

The Alphabet-owned video giant is now offering creators merchandise deals, a $4.99 subscription service for fans, and more ways to monetize....

 2018-06-21 22:17 

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Why the Supreme Court Sales Tax Ruling May Benefit Amazon...

States can now require all online retailers to collect sales tax, even if the company does not have a physical presence in the state....

 2018-06-21 20:00 

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Batman Is Only Kinda Good at Crime Scene Investigation...

Bruce Wayne's gumshoe techniques are alright, but how does he stack up against 'True Detective'?...

 2018-06-21 13:00 

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The Problem With the 'Rainbow-Washing' of LGBTQ+ Pride...

Corporations might genuinely support the LGBTQ+ community with Pride-related promotions, but is there a line between allyship and marketing that shouldn't be crossed?...

 2018-06-21 13:00 

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NASA's New Plan: Do More Science With Small Satellites...

A new NASA program aims to turn the gaze of small, traditionally Earth-monitoring satellites outward toward the cosmos....

 2018-06-21 12:00 

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#ChurchToo and Mike Pence's Crisis of Faith...

The vice president has been Trump's ambassador to the Christian right, but scandals within the church and a growing resistance to the administration's policies could change all that....

 2018-06-21 12:00 

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The Mission to Build the Ultimate Burger Bot...

Alex Vardakostas has been on a decade-long quest to build a robot that can prepare the perfect cheeseburger. It could also put his family out of work....

 2018-06-21 12:00 

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Inside the Science of Apeel, the Clever Coating That Saves Your Avocados...

A coating doubles the ripeness window of avocados. How? By supercharging the defenses that evolution crafted on its own....

 2018-06-21 12:00 

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18 Best Nintendo Switch Accessories (2018): Controllers, Cases, Screen Protectors, Battery...

Have a Nintendo Switch? You really should get some of these accoutrements....

 2018-06-21 11:00 

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How 'Self-Limiting' Mosquitos Can Help Eradicate Malaria...

With help from the Gates Foundation, Oxitec aims to release genetically engineered mosquitoes in the Western Hemisphere by 2020....

 2018-06-21 11:00 

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Colorado Joins California In the Fight for Cleaner Cars...

While the EPA moves to roll back vehicle emissions standards, Colorado's using a legal loophole to follow California's much stricter rules....

 2018-06-21 11:00 

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Big Tech Isn't the Problem With Homelessness. It's All of Us...

Amid all the digital wealth, the big cities of the West are racked with the destitute. We know how to solve this problem, so what's stopping us?...

 2018-06-21 00:56 

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California Net Neutrality Bill Was 'Hijacked,' Lawmaker Says...

Backers of a bill that would have created the nation's strongest net neutrality protections criticize changes to the proposal....

 2018-06-20 23:46 

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How a Child Moves Through a Broken Immigration System...

Trump's new executive order ends family separation, but detainee advocates say there is no clear process for reuniting those who have already been torn apart....

 2018-06-20 20:44 

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With IGTV, Instagram Takes Aim at YouTube...

The new app for long-form video will exist within Instagram's existing app, which now has more than 1 billion monthly active users....

 2018-06-20 19:29 

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AMC's Latest Move Proves MoviePass Changed Moviegoing for Good...

Now that even AMC has gotten in on the subscription game, there's no going back....

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