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The Physics of a Puzzling Perpetual Motion Machine

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 06:00
Nope, this YouTube video hasn’t just changed everything we know about energy.
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E3 Game Deals: PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch (2018)

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 05:00
While Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo debut new games at E3, they're rolling out deep discounts on the old ones.
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The Hustlers Fueling Cryptocurrency’s Marketing Machine

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 04:00
As Google and Facebook ban ads for cryptocurrency projects, and the SEC cracks down on hype, backers are employing unconventional strategies to find investors.
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LA Is Doing Water Better Than Your City. Yes, That LA

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 04:00
With climate change on the horizon, Los Angeles is rushing to pull water from surprising sources. The goal: aqueous independence.
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The Crazy Hacks One Woman Used to Make Money on Mechanical Turk

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 04:00
A new book describes how a Mechanical Turker used alarms and shortcuts to make $20 an hour, at the cost of her health.
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Inside a Chemist’s Quest to Hack Evolution and Cure Genetic Disease

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 04:00
David Liu is a scientific superhero on a mission to knock out genetic mutants.
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With a 'Lite' App, Uber Moves to Win Over India

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 00:00
Uber Lite should make the ride-hailing service easier to use in emerging markets where service is spotty and data is limited.
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UK's Thatcham Research Is Grading Autopilot Systems the Right Way

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 16:17
The non-profit will soon start evaluation systems like Tesla's Autopilot not just on how they drive, but on how easy they are to understand.
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It's Nearly Impossible to Hold North Korea to Nuclear Promises

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 12:38
It's unclear still what the historic summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un might yield. But holding North Korea accountable will be tricky no matter what.
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AI Made a Movie With a 'Silicon Valley' Star—and the Results Are Nightmarishly Encouraging

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 12:00
Benjamin, as the AI is known, assembled 'Zone Out' from thousands of hours of old films and green-screen footage of professional actors—in 48 hours.
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How Pharma Hides Data About Farm Antibiotic Use

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 09:45
Other nations report and track exactly how and where antibiotics are given to livestock, but in the US, that data is tied up in political football.
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You Can't Take This Photo: Shooting Western Landscapes Like They've Never Been Seen—at Night

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 08:00
Photographer Adam Kasteff puts his own spin on landscape photography.
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The Surprisingly Cool Physics of Pushing a Block Against a Wall

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 07:00
You might think this is just a boring physics problem—but you'd be wrong.
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Motorola Moto G6 Review: Affordable Excellence

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 06:00
The Moto G6 still reigns supreme as the best cheap Android phone for $250 or less. Our full WIRED review.
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How Tech Shaped San Francisco’s Unresolved Mayor’s Race

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 04:00
This was supposed to be the election where the city rebelled against years of tech-fueled growth. It's not turning out that way.
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The FCC's Net Neutrality Rules Are Dead, but the Fight Isn't

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 04:00
Efforts continue in Congress, the states, and the courts, to prevent internet providers from blocking or favoring certain content.
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How a Uranium Hunter Sniffs Out Nuclear Weapons

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 04:00
Every bit of uranium ore has a chemical fingerprint specific to its source on Earth. Track the metal, and you can track the ne’er-do-well who took it.
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Inside Anduril, Palmer Luckey's Bid to Build A Border Wall

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 03:00
How the Oculus founder, along with ex-Palantir executives, plan to reinvent national security, starting with Trump's agenda.
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A Single Drone Helped Mexican Police Drop Crime 10 Percent

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 03:00
Over four months, police in Ensenada, south of Tijuana, used a DJI drone to help make 500 arrests and cut robberies by 30 percent.
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'Westworld' Recap, Season 2 Episode 8: The Great Ghost Nation Mystery

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 22:00
Turns out many of those fan theories about Westworld's warriors were way off the mark.
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