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The Subversive, Delectable Fun of Troye Sivan's "Lucky Strike"

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 12:57
Not to make this about politics or walls or borders or displacement, but the Australian pop singer's new song is all about politics and walls and borders and displacement.
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The Instagram Egg’s Delightful Appeal

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 12:27
The egg feels absurd, but it’s part of a viral playbook we’ve seen before.
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How GPS Tracking Technology Can Curb Domestic Violence

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 11:49
Opinion: GPS-monitored violent offenders are 95 percent less likely to commit a new crime. We need to implement an integrated, nationwide domestic violence program that tracks domestic abusers.
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Netflix Raises Prices to Stockpile for the Streaming Wars

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 09:58
The company needs more cash for content and global expansion—and it's still cheaper than a lot of streaming services.
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Why Master Photographer Ralph Gibson Went Digital After Decades

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 07:00
Ralph Gibson, who’s been shooting analog since 1956, highlights the qualities inherent to digital photography in this new show, 'Digital Color.'
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So You Want to Harness Evaporation From a Manmade Lake

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 07:00
There are much better ways to generate electricity than this proposed scheme in Egypt, but here's how it would theoretically work.
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Nike's Self-Lacing Adapt BB Basketball Shoe Is Actually Smart

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:15
The Adapt BB isn't just an impressive riff on a sci-fi dream—it's a lightweight, NBA-ready kick that's ushering in a new age of smart footwear.
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Is ’Oumuamua an Alien Spaceship? Sure! Except, No

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:00
People love ‘Oumuamua because it's an antidote to our cosmic loneliness. And that's OK!
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'Onimusha: Warlords' Reminds Us of the Power of Small Stories

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:00
Games like the now-remastered 2001 title may have disappeared, but their plainness is an appealing antidote to today's excesses.
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With a Cadillac SUV, GM Shows a New Way to an Electric World

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 05:00
The concept teased at the Detroit Auto Show is the first step in a new way of winning drivers over to batteries and motors.
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The 2009 vs. 2019 Meme Is a Gift From Our Smartphones

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 04:00
Nearly everyone now has a decade of photos in their pockets.
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Cities Are Tucking Climate Change Fixes Into New Laws

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 04:00
Across the country, cities are implementing new housing and transit laws that, oh by the way, lower their emissions of greenhouse gasses.
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As Tech Invades Cycling, Are Bike Activists Selling Out?

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 04:00
Now in the cycling business, Uber, Lyft, and others are co-opting the experience of longtime safe streets advocates.
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One Couple’s Tireless Crusade to Stop a Genetic Killer

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 03:00
When Sonia Vallabh lost her mother to a rare disease, she and her husband, Eric Minikel, set out to find a cure.
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Virtual Reality’s Latest Use? Diagnosing Mental Illness

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 03:00
Researchers are turning to VR because it can create realistic scenarios in a controlled setting, potentially making diagnoses more objective.
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Ford's Shelby GT500 Is the Most Powerful Mustang Ever

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 16:28
The latest take on the muscled up Mustang has more than 700 horsepower and might actually corner as well as it sprints.
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The Final Season of 'Game of Thrones' Has a Launch Date

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 09:29
Winter is coming this spring—April 14, to be exact. There's a trailer too.
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Screens Might Be as Bad for Mental Health as ... Potatoes

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 08:00
The science of how technology affects happiness needs a huge statistical upgrade. A new paper charts a path toward better research.
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Bio-Printers Are Churning out Living Fixes to Broken Spines

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 08:00
A new study shows that 3D-printing a section of spinal cord, living cells and all, restored movement in injured rats.
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Desalination Is Booming. But What About All That Toxic Brine?

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 07:00
Desalination plants turn seawater into drinking water, but also pump hypersaline water back into the environment. That's especially troubling because desal has become extremely popular.
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