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Best Cookbooks (Fall 2018): José Andrés, Anissa Helou, Simone Klabin

3 hours 13 min ago
This year's best food books reflect the importance of community, whether it's about saving the world or just understanding it a little better.
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Black Friday 2018: Best Gaming Deals on PS4, Switch, Xbox One, and More

3 hours 43 min ago
The best deals on consoles, controllers, headsets, and other gaming gear for Sony, Microsoft, or Nintendo fans.
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Trump's Apparent Aquaphobia Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup

4 hours 13 min ago
Don't look now, but there's a sequel to the horror movie known as Last Week.
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Women Pay More for Transit: This Week's Future of Cars News

4 hours 13 min ago
Tesla, GM, and Nissan want to restore the fading tax credit for EVs; Waymo is almost ready to go; the Mustang gets electrified; and more car news.
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Gear for Running a Faster Marathon: Shoes, Trackers, Sensors

5 hours 13 min ago
These sensors and shoes—and a beet juice elixir—gave speed back to a slowing runner.
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The Evolutionary Importance of Neutral vs. Adaptive Genes

5 hours 13 min ago
For 50 years, evolutionary theory has emphasized the importance of neutral mutations over adaptive ones in DNA. Real genomic data challenge that assumption.
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Using Airport and Hotel Wi-Fi Is Much Safer Than It Used to Be

6 hours 13 min ago
You were right not to trust hotel and airport Wi-Fi a few years ago. But these days, it's (probably) fine.
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Inside the Pricey War to Influence Your Instagram Feed

6 hours 13 min ago
Instagram, YouTube—you name it. Influencers are being paid handsome sums to pitch you products in natural settings. That video you just watched? $50,000.
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Julian Assange Charges, Japan's Top Cybersecurity Official, and More Security News This Week

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 07:30
Safer browsing, more bitcoin scams, and the rest of the week's top security news.
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Does 'Maniac' Really Need So Many Dream Sequences?

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 06:00
They're fun, but they're also a bit much.
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The 13 Best STEM Toys for Kids That Will Make Learning Fun

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 06:00
We found math-filled and science-rich books, puzzles, coding kits, and more from brands including Amazon, Crayola, and Lego.
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13 Early Black Friday (2018) Tech Deals: Echo, Dyson, OLED

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 05:00
Whet your appetite for holiday shopping with 13 of our favorite early Black Friday picks, from TVs and tablets to vacuums and more.
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Make Thanksgiving Taste Like the Future With This Freeze-Dried Apple Pie

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 04:00
Rising-star chef Eric Rivera has an easy way to up your holiday game: using powdered freeze-dried foods to amplify the flavors in your favorite recipes.
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Machine Learning Can Create Fake ‘Master Key’ Fingerprints

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 04:00
Researchers have refined a technique to create so-called DeepMasterPrints, fake fingerprints designed to get past security.
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The Promise of (Practically) ‘Serverless Computing’

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 04:00
There still servers, but this cloud computing approach lets you turn services on and off more quickly, and only pay for what you use.
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How Did the 'Freedom From Facebook' Campaign Get Its Start?

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 16:13
Facebook hired an opposition firm to fight the initiative, which was funded by hedge fund millionaire David Magerman.
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What Diane Greene's Departure Means for Google Cloud

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 13:59
Google trails Amazon and Microsoft in the business of renting computing power to other businesses.
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Kilogram Redefined. The Metric System Overhaul Is Complete

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 12:28
The platinum-iridium cylinder has been scrapped, and the kilogram will now be determined by the Planck constant.
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Space Photos of the Week: A Star Is Born After Gases Crash

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 07:00
Stellar nurseries seem cute, but they’re actually mini-Big Bangs.
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Surveillance Kills Freedom By Killing Experimentation

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 06:00
When we're being watched, we conform. We don't speak freely or try new things. But social progress happens in the gap between what’s legal and what’s moral.
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