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The AstraZeneca Covid Vaccine Data Isn't Up to Snuff

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 13:00
There's been even more good news this week, this time from the Oxford-AstraZeneca trials. But a closer look reveals some very shaky science.
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Considering a MacBook? Here are Our Favorites

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 13:00
Apple's laptops are expensive, and you'll have to make some hard choices to pick the right one. Let us help.
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The 13 Best Holiday Movies to Stream This Season

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 12:00
This year, everyone is stuck inside even more than before. Here's what you need to watch to pass the time—and get in the spirit.
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Meet the Microbes Living on Da Vinci’s Iconic Sketches

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 12:00
Think you’ve got an interesting microbiome? Your body ain’t got nothing on what’s accumulated on Leonardo’s drawings over 500 years.
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AI Can Run Your Work Meetings Now

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 18:43
A new wave of startups is trying to optimize meetings, from automated scheduling tools to facial recognition that measures who’s paying attention.
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The New Demon's Souls Remake Tries Too Hard to Be Realistic

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 18:30
The PlayStation 5 reboot, like Shadow of the Colossus before it, loses the visual language of the original, undoing its magic.
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‘No Thoughts Head Empty’ Is 2020’s Most Enduring Meme

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 17:19
In a year of chaos, a series of internet tropes has sought to offer escape from the turmoil.
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Which Microsoft Surface Device Should You Buy?

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 14:00
If you're having trouble figuring out whether to get the 2-in-1 Windows tablet hybrid or a traditional laptop, we're here to help.
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From Podcasts to Book Deals, Friendship Is Big Business

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 13:00
Across the internet, pairs of best friends are parlaying their friendships into creative—and lucrative—business partnerships.
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The Best Black Friday Phone, Tablet, and Watch Deals

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 13:00
We found discounts on Samsung Galaxy phones, Google Pixels, Apple Watches, iPads, and some great accessories.
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How to Have Productive Conversations About Election Misinfo

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 13:00
A holiday guide to navigating the deep swamp of polluted information.
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How to Make Multiple Smart Speakers Work Together

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 12:00
Have a bunch of Amazon Echo speakers (or Google or Apple devices) around your house? Here's how to organize and control them all easily.
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Facebook Can Be a Boon to Nonprofits—If They Get Verified

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 12:00
Organizations say they struggle with the social media giant's registration system and inability to reach a live person.
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A New Study About Color Tries to Decode ‘The Brain’s Pantone’

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 12:00
How do humans perceive color? An NIH experiment finds a way to measure what happens after light hits the eye—using brain scans.
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Our Favorite Mattress Deals for Black Friday

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 12:00
You should never buy a mattress online unless it’s discounted. Luckily, there are some modest holiday deals going on our favorite models.
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Yes, Chef: Here Are the Year’s Best Cookbooks

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 14:00
We’re all cooking more than ever in 2020. These six selections offer some new kitchen adventures.
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This Squishy 3D-Printed Human Heart Feels Like the Real Thing

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 13:00
A clever technique allows scientists to scan a heart and reconstruct it in a soup of gelatin. It's like making jello, only way more useful for surgeons.
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25 Amazing Gift Ideas Under $25

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 13:00
Just because these gifts are cheap doesn't mean they're not totally awesome.
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This Bluetooth Attack Can Steal a Tesla Model X in Minutes

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 12:00
The company is rolling out a patch today for the vulnerabilities, which allowed one researcher to break into one in 90 seconds and drive away.
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The Surface Laptop Go Is Great—If You Can Get Past Its Screen

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 12:00
Microsoft's most affordable laptop is a great machine for simple tasks, but it skimps out on the thing you'll stare at the most.
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