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Meet the Sulfur Miners Risking Their Lives Inside a Volcano

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 07:00
Mt. Ijen, on the island of Java, is one of the most dangerous workplaces on Earth.
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The *Stranger Things* Season 4 Trailer Is Full of Surprises

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 06:00
The Duffer Brothers sent it out with a message signed, “From Russia with love.” 
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How a Street-Smart Supercar Got Ready for the Racetrack

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 05:00
To build an NSX for racing, Acura had to "dumb down" its model by omitting its smartest part: the electric motor.
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7 Best Action Cameras (2020): GoPro, DJI, Insta360

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 05:00
Whether you're shredding the slopes or diving the seas, these compact, often waterproof cameras are made for danger.
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The Hottest New Literary Genre Is ‘Doomer Lit’

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 04:00
Stories about climate disaster have entertained us for years. Now, they’re getting more unforgiving and dire.
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Today's Cartoon: Like Father, Like Son

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 04:00
The worst way to realize you’re turning into your parents.
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Qanon Deploys 'Information Warfare' to Influence the 2020 Election

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 04:00
The conspiracy movement lost its online home when 8chan was shut down. Followers migrated to other sites—and have set their sights on the presidential race.
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Wikipedia Is the Last Best Place on the Internet

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 03:00
People used to think the crowdsourced encyclopedia represented all that was wrong with the web. Now it's a beacon of so much that's right.
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Over 500 Chrome Extensions Secretly Uploaded Private Data

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 07:00
A researcher discovered that hundreds of extensions in the Web Store were part of a long-running malvertising and ad-fraud scheme.
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Airbnb Has Devoured London. Here’s the Data to Prove It

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 07:00
The city has four times more listings than it did four years ago, and many of them violate short-term rental limits. 
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Augmented Reality From the Driver's Seat, and More Car News This Week

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 06:00
Plus: Retailers aim to improve delivery performance, and Airbus displays a model of a new blended-wing plane.
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Shakeups at the Justice Department Top This Week's Internet News Roundup

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 06:00
Roger Stone, Hookers for Jesus—William Barr had a lot to deal with last week.
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Coway Bidetmega 400 Review: A Glorious Way to Clean Your Derrière

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 06:00
Everything is going to hell. You may as well enjoy a sparkling undercarriage.
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Psychedelic Fiber Offers a New Twist on the Science of Knots 

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 05:00
A stretchy plastic that changes colors as it deforms lets mathematicians and physicists model the stress points of knots, and test which is the strongest. 
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Polaroid Lab Review: Turn Your Smartphone Snaps Into Polaroid Prints

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 05:00
Put Instagram on your walls.
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Airbus' Blended Wing Maveric Hits the Skies

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 04:00
Starting with the small-scale model 'Maveric', the planemaker says this new design could produce major efficiency gains.
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How to Enable Dark Mode on All Your Apps and Devices

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 04:00
Give yourself to the dark side. Or at least, your phones. 
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Christina Koch and Jessica Weir: The Stellar Women of the ISS

Sat, 02/15/2020 - 07:00
These astronauts are out of this world and breaking new ground for space science.
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'Baby Talk' Can Help Kids Learn Language (Oh *Yes* It *Can*\!)

Sat, 02/15/2020 - 07:00
The more ‘parentese’ there is at home, the more likely a child is to have an advanced vocabulary later on. 
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Cults Are Scarier Without Magic

Sat, 02/15/2020 - 06:00
Evil groups, like the one in the movie 'Midsommar,' are more horrifying when they demonstrate the situations people will put themselves in.
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