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Want to Bike Cross Country? Some Old Rails Could Get You There

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 04:00
The Rails to Trails Conservancy is trying to assemble a 3,700-mile route that crosses 12 states. It needs help in Wyoming.
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Another Fatal Tesla Autopilot Crash and More Car News This Week

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 04:00
The NTSB said a Tesla Model 3 had its Autopilot engaged when it collided with a truck in Florida in March, killing the driver.
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How the US-China Trade War Could Hike iPhone Prices

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 04:00
As the US and China slap tariffs on each other's goods, some tech companies are shifting production to India, Thailand, and Vietnam.
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Like *Game of Thrones* Languages? Here's How to Make Your Own

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 09:00
We got pro tips from the master—like, the actual guy who created Dothraki and High Valyrian.
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Space Photos of the Week: The Shrinky, Wrinkly, Seismic Moon

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 07:00
PLUS: A cleansing wind for Mars and a new star for Orion (eventually).
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Google Tracks What You Buy Online With Gmail

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 06:00
Adobe fixes, an executive order, and more of the week's top security news.
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The Satanic Temple Is No Laughing Matter

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 06:00
It's often presented as a joke religion, but that's a misconception.
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5 Best Keyboards for 2019 (Cheap, Gaming, Mechanical)

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 05:00
Whether you're looking to boost your productivity or your kill-death battle royale stats, these are the best keyboards for the job.
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A 'Game of Thrones'-Themed Menu for Your Sunday Viewing Party

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 04:00
No one will hear you crying if your mouth is full of meat pie.
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REI Anniversary Sale: 26 Best Summer Outdoor Deals for 2019

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 04:00
REI is holding its Anniversary Sale from now through Memorial Day. It's the best time of the year to pick up all the wetsuits, mountain bikes, and coolers that you'll need.
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Building a Bus Map When There Are No Fixed Routes—or Stops

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 04:00
Citizen groups in Beirut, Nairobi, Cairo and other cities are crowdsourcing maps of informal bus networks to encourage transit use.
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So Long to Grumpy Cat, Amazon’s Special Warehouses, and More News

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 15:14
Catch up on the most important news today in two minutes or less.
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Gadget Lab Podcast: YouTube’s Latest Makeup Drama, Explained

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 09:36
WIRED’s Emma Grey Ellis joins this week’s Gadget Lab podcast to explain the latest YouTube drama and discuss the implications of “cancel culture.”
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Amazon Is Building Special Warehouses for Hazardous Items

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 09:33
Everything from glitter hair spray and nail polish remover to bear repellent will soon ship out of specially designed fulfillment centers.
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Grumpy Cat's Death Marks the End of the Joyful Internet

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 09:20
Tardar Sauce was an avatar of the days of the goofy web.
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Now Ocean Plastics Could Be Killing Oxygen-Making Bacteria

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 08:00
The toxins that plastics leach into seawater severely affect the bacteria that provides perhaps 20 percent of Earth's oxygen. That's when things get complicated...
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You Can Now Play 'Fortnite' as John Wick

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 07:00
Ahead of the release of 'John Wick: Chapter 3—Parabellum' this weekend, players in the battle royale game can now play as the cinematic assassin.
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Minecraft Earth Wants to Be the Next Pokémon Go—But Bigger

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 06:01
Ten years after the original Minecraft swept the planet, Microsoft unveils an ambitious, global, augmented-reality version.
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'Game of Thrones': Who's Died So Far in Season 8

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 06:00
A lot of blood has been shed, and surely there's more to come.
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In Alabama, 'The Handmaid's Tale' Is a Haunting Metaphor

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 05:00
As the state passed its anti-abortion bill, protestors evoked Margaret Atwood's dystopian novel.
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