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Apple's Latest iOS 12 Feature Will Save Lives by Pushing Your Location to 911

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 13:24
Forget memoji. Apple's push to transmit instant, accurate locations during emergency calls will have a profound effect for first responders.
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This Tug of War With a Lion Isn't About Strength—It's About Friction

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 07:00
If you want a fair fight between a lion and a human playing tug of war, you should give the lion a pair of tennis shoes.
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The Most Promising Indie Games That Showed Up at E3, From 'Sable' to 'NeoCab'

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 06:00
Sure, the gaming event is a showcase for triple-A blockbusters, but a surprising number of small, thoughtful gems piqued our interest.
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Star Wars News: No, Kathleen Kennedy Isn't Leaving Lucasfilm

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 06:00
'Solo: A Star Wars Story' underperformed, but it's not a career-ender.
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How Square Made Its Own iPad Replacement

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 06:00
Square has always made hardware, but its new Android-based tablet shows it’s serious about controlling the payments experience.
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How Volvo's Making the Polestar 1 From an Old Concept

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 05:00
Five years after showing off the Concept Coupe, Volvo has resurrected the much-loved design as the first offering from its newly electric-focused brand, Polestar.
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12 Best Tablets for Every Budget in 2018: iPad, Android, Fire HD, Surface

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 05:00
No matter if you prefer Android, iOS, Chrome, or Windows—these are the best tablets we've tried.
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You'll Have to Look Closer to Understand These Tiny Worlds

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 04:00
Photographer Frank Kunert photographs miniature scenes of modern life—with a bizarre twist.
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Fake Video Will Complicate Viral Justice

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 04:00
Opinion: Videos provide transformative new avenues for justice, often summoning well-deserved Twitter mobs. Deep fakes could change all that.
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The Collapse of a $40 Million Nutrition Science Crusade

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 04:00
The Nutrition Science Initiative promised to study obesity and diabetes the right way. Now it’s broke, president-less, and all but gone.
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The End of Dyslexia

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 04:00
Innovations in brain research and AI-fueled assistive technologies could level the playing field for those with language-based learning disabilities.
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The Blockchain: A Love Story—And a Horror Story

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 03:00
Cryptomania isn’t just a mad rush of scams and speculation. It’s a utopian dream. And a living nightmare.
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'Westworld' Recap, Season 2 Episode 9: The Many Lives of the Man in Black

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 22:00
As the series's second season wraps up, the wall between his real-life self and Westworld persona comes crashing down.
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Elon Musk Digs Chicago, Byton's Tesla-Fighter, and More Car News This Week

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 06:00
Plus: Volvo gets some lidar, Seattle's high-tech tunnel, and Boeing tries to make the future of flight a lot more fun.
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Trump's Meeting With Kim Jong-Un Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 06:00
Last week, social media was awash in commentary about the historic meeting between the US president and the North Korean leader.
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This Crazy Slide Is Either Evil or Funny

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 05:00
It's like the designer *wanted* people to crash in excellent viral videos.
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The Powerful Groups Stonewalling a Greener Way to Die

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 04:00
"Aquamation," a greener form of body disposal, is gaining acceptance in America. But some groups are fighting to stop it.
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When 'Fornite''s Biggest Stars Congregated Under the LA Sun

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 04:00
The 'Fortnite' Pro-Am event, held during the E3 videogame show this week, brought together titans and fans of the world's biggest game.
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The Dark Side of the Crypto Revolution

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 04:00
As the trustless, decentralized world of digital tokens expands, fraudsters, gamblers, sex workers, and drug dealers are cashing in.
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A Rare Bird's-Eye View of Hong Kong's Vanishing Rooftop Culture

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 09:00
Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze captures daily life unfolding atop buildings in the crowded district of Kowloon.
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