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    The New Xbox Has a Name and a Questionable Shape

    Xbox Series X is a sort of desktop-tower-shaped black box with an aesthetic quite similar to...

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    Greta Thunberg Takes on the World

    Photographer Cristina Quicler’s image captures the fearlessness of the teenage climate activist.

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    When a Mantis Shrimp Fights a Disco Clam, It Meets Its Match

    The mantis shrimp beats the hell out of almost anything it can get its hammers on....

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    Nike's Victory Swimsuit Steals Tricks From Fish Gills

    It took Nike 55 design attempts over 18 months to come up with a suit that...

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    A Sobering Message About the Future at AI's Biggest Party

    Leaders in artificial intelligence warn that progress is slowing, big challenges remain, and simply throwing more...

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    Utility Executives Kept Flint's Tainted Water a Secret

    Email exchanges show senior employees and Flint officials knew the tap water was poisoned with lead...

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    The Slow Rollout of Super-Fast 5G

    AT&T launches its new next-generation wireless network, but breadth of 5G coverage in the US still...

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    Gadget Lab Podcast: An Interview With Biologist Laura Boykin

    The computational biologist collects cassava DNA with a pocket-sized device in order to fight the pathogens...

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    Google Assistant Can Now Translate Speech Through Your Phone

    Interpreter Mode comes to iOS and Android, making it easier to converse somewhat seamlessly across language...

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    The Future of Sex Work Slams Up Against Big Tech

    As influencers peddle more sexually explicit content, Big Tech's biggest platforms—Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter—are increasing restrictions.

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    Seattle Joins the Rush to Slow Down Traffic on City Streets

    The city plans to lower the speed limit on major roads to 25 mph in hopes...

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    How Facebook's Political Ad System Is Designed to Polarize

    Want to reach voters across the aisle online? That’ll cost extra, a new study finds.

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    The Next Nuclear Plants Will Be Small, Svelte, and Safer

    A new generation of reactors will start producing power in the next few years. They're comparatively...

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    Trouble for Chinese AI Unicorns, Physics of a Kung Fu Master's Jump, and More News

    Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

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    Why Ring Doorbells Perfectly Exemplify the IoT Security Crisis

    A new wave of reports about the home surveillance cameras getting hijacked by creeps is painfully...

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    Greta Thunberg Blasts ‘Creative PR’ in Her Climate Speech

    In her latest talk at a major climate change conference, the Swedish activist accused politicians and...

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    Revolt! Scientists Say They're Sick of Quantum Computing's Hype

    A Twitter account called Quantum Bullshit Detector reflects some researchers' angst about overhyped claims and other...