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Wanna Pull Water Out of Air? Grab Some Ions or a Weird Sponge

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 11:00
These techniques won’t quench humanity's thirst, but they’ve got serious potential to help augment water supplies in particularly dry places.
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It’s Time for the Next Wave of Ocean Exploration and Protection

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 10:00
Opinion: Reigniting exploration of the world's oceans is essential to protecting our natural resources and promoting scientific advancement.
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The US Again Has World’s Most Powerful Supercomputer

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 09:00
A new computer at Oak Ridge National Lab can perform 200 quadrillion calculations per second, ending China's reign.
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The Many Shades of Bad Physics

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 07:00
There are different categories of incorrect physics—and each deserves its own strategy.
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Inside the Arctic Circle, Golden Hour Has Nothing on Golden Day

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 07:00
When photographer Reuben Wu visited the Svalbard Satellite Station in Norway, the sun never strayed far from the horizon.
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How to Watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 06:00
Streaming services, match schedules, and more for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
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Airbus Rattles the Beluga XL in the Name of Safety

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 06:00
Before it can make its maiden flight this summer, the enormous, glorious cargo plane must survive the static ground vibration test.
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Father's Day Gifts: 18 Awesome Gift Ideas for the Dad in Your Life

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 05:00
If you have an awesome father figure, show your appreciation with one of these hand-picked Father’s Day gifts.
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What Brought 'Sense8' Back—and What Killed It in the First Place

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 05:00
Weird, risky sci-fi has an uphill battle, and it's going to take a very long time until that changes.
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Larry Page's Flying Car Project Suddenly Seems Rather Real

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 05:00
The Google founder's Kitty Hawk has shown a new version of its Flyer vehicle, boasting a sleek design and solid specs.
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How Science Helps the Warriors Sleep Their Way to Success

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 04:00
Not like that.
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Meet Germán Garmendia, the Aggressively Normal YouTube Superstar Who Wants It All

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 04:00
On the internet, Latin American phenom Germán Germandia is almost as big as Bieber. Now he’s setting his sites on Hollywood. One thing he doesn’t want: help from traditional media.
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New Chips From AMD, Intel, and Qualcomm Make PCs Exciting Again

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 04:00
All-day battery. Universal connectivity. A 32-core monster CPU. PCs are about to transform, and it's about time.
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The Deal to Save ZTE Won't Resolve US-China Tensions

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 14:50
The "cold trade war" between the US and China continues, with probes into Google and Facebook in the US and Micron in China.
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Facebook Bug Made Up to 14 Million Users' Posts Public For Days

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 13:22
In late May, millions of Facebook users had new posts set to public by default.
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Google Sets Limits on Its Use of AI, but Allows Defense Work

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 13:17
In response to employee unrest over a Pentagon contract, Google CEO Sundar Pichai offered rules for the company's use of artificial intelligence.
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The Comcast-Disney Battle Isn't Just Business—It's a Grand Human Drama

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 10:42
Rubert Murdoch and Brian Roberts aren't just trying to increase their empires; they're two men seeking the ultimate control
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Can You Spot the Hidden Images in These Psychedelic Landscapes?

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 09:00
Terri Loewenthal uses self-made reflective optics to compose scenes that look like double exposures but are actually single shots.
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YouTube's Slow-Mo Guys Break Down Their Quick Thinking

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 09:00
In a new Tech Support video, Daniel Gruchy and Gavin Free detail the method to their mania.
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Lyft Redesigns Its App—and Strategy—for the Age of Sharing

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 07:00
Believing sharing is key to its longterm success, the Uber rival is doing everything it can to get more people into fewer cars.
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