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*God Friended Me* and How Social Media Handles Deities

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 14:17
On the new CBS show, a Facebook account seems to be maintained by a deity—but if it is, said deity has almost definitely violated the social media platform's terms-and-services agreement.
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A Woman Took Over 'Doctor Who' and the World Didn't Collapse

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 12:44
After decades, a woman is taking over the TARDIS—and it's long overdue.
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IPCC Report: We Need Massive Change to Avoid Climate Hell

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 10:11
We can still hit the target of limiting global warming to 1.5 degree Celsius, as agreed on in Paris, but we have to act immediately and drastically.
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Imagining Space Colonization, From Mars, Pennsylvania to the Red Planet

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 09:48
People around the world are itching to colonize Mars—should they be?
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Intel's 2018 Core i9 CPU Offers High-End Performance for the Masses

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 08:59
The 9th generation of Intel's Core series helps firm up the foundation of the PC resurgence.
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With Project xCloud, Xbox Wants to Bring Gaming Anywhere You Are

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 06:00
Cloud gaming is a long-held dream, but Xbox is harnessing the power of Microsoft to make it happen—for real this time.
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Facebook Portal: Price, Specs, Release Date

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 06:00
Facebook made you a device for your home that has a camera on it. Neat!
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How JUMP Designed a Global Electric Bike

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 06:00
The secret to building a bike that can serve all kinds of riders across the country—and soon, the world.
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Star Wars News: Kathleen Kennedy Isn't Going Anywhere

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 06:00
The Lucasfilm president just extended her contract for three more years.
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A Long Goodbye to Baxter, a Gentle Giant Among Robots

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 05:00
Baxter is a legend in these early days of advanced robotics. But now its maker, Rethink Robotics, is folding.
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iRobot Roomba i7+ Review: This Bot Can Empty Its Own Bin

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 05:00
iRobot’s new high-end Roomba comes one step closer to automated cleaning perfection.
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Can the FCC Really Block California's Net Neutrality Law?

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 04:00
A lawsuit raises novel questions about the relationship between the federal government and the states.
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Addressing Mental Health Effects, a Year After the Tubbs Fire in Sonoma

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 04:00
As the anniversary of the massive wildfires in Northern California arrives, researchers are trying to pinpoint the best ways to treat the anxiety, depression, and PTSD left in the disaster’s wake.
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STEM Candidates Try to Ride a Pro-Science Wave to Congress

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 04:00
At the March for Science, protesters spoke about the importance of getting more scientists in office. Actually winning elections takes a lot more.
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SpaceX Sticks Its Landing after a Showy California Launch

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 22:47
SpaceX's latest Falcon rocket launch tore across a perfectly clear night sky as it delivered a satellite into space and returned its booster to a new West Coast landing pad.
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The Reemergence of the Stormy Daniels Story Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 06:00
Also, President Trump said some things that got very, very strong reactions.
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Tesla’s Quarterly Numbers, Honda’s Big Self-Driving Check, and More Car News

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 06:00
Plus, California is fighting the EPA over vehicle emissions, and a self-driving truck company comes out of stealth.
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Sony WH1000XM3 Review: Bose Beaters

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 05:00
Sony's latest wireless headphones match or best Bose in just about every way.
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After Troubles in Myanmar, Facebook Charges Ahead in Africa

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 04:00
Activists say Facebook has learned lessons from its experience in developing countries, but they question its ability, and willingness, to control misinformation and hate speech.
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How Are Planets Made? With Very Little Stuff, It Seems

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 04:00
Exoplanets are far more massive than the material they're made of. New evidence suggests our planet-building theories are incomplete.
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