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Delta proposes a second national ‘no-fly’ list — for unruly passengers

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5KThe Points Guy / 16h
As the number of incidents with unruly air travelers keeps climbing, Delta Air Lines is out with its proposed solution. This week, the Atlanta-based carrier shared two internal memos with its workforce, which include details about a proposed national “no-fly” list of unruly passengers. According to the notes, Delta is urging airlines to create a unified list of banned passengers to that they can

Simone Biles almost comes to blows with Jimmy Kimmel over pizza

1KMashable / 20h
U.S. Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles is busy on her Gold Over America tour, a celebration of female athletes across the country. But she had time to sit down with Jimmy Kimmel on Thursday night's show, where the two strongly disagreed over Biles' favorite tour meal: pizza. When in St. Louis, Imo's Pizza is Biles' go-to stop. It happens to be the same for Kimmel's wife — so much so that t

Doctor Who's Russell T. Davies Returns to Showrun in Season 14

3KGizmodo / 16h
Russel T. Davies, showrunner of the modern Doctor Who return in 2005 has just been announced to be returning once more to lead the show in 2023, replacing an exiting Chris Chibnall. Read more...

Porsche 718 EV plans revealed, but don't expect Porsche 911 to go electric soon

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TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 35min
Ready for Porsche to take its 718 full-electric? You'll see the EV version of the car in two years.

Amazon event 2021: here’s what to expect on September 28

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With less than a week remaining until the Amazon event, we’ve put together a comprehensive guide to the event along with our predictions for what’s to come.

OnePlus 10: what we want to see

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The ninth generation of OnePlus flagship is expected to be the OnePlus 10, and we'd hope to see it early in 2022.

Twitter shows off new concepts for filtering and limiting replies

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Engadget / 1h
Twitter has been trying to limit the toxic replies you can get on its website by giving you tools that allow you to be more proactive in preventing them from going through. In the future, those tools could include a feature that lets you filter potentially offensive replies and another that lets you limit potentially unwelcome accounts from replying. Twitter Senior Product Designer Paula Barcante

This solid VPN is extending subscriptions for free

Mashable / 2h
SAVE 83%: A three-year subscription to Private Internet Access is on sale for £1.71 per month as of Sept. 25, and includes an extra two months for free. Private Internet Access has always been a popular service, and that's down to its impressive line-up of advanced security features. What has historically held this VPN back is its outdated interface and site. That has all changed. Private Interne

All the best sex toys available on Amazon

Mashable / 2h
Shopping for sex toys is not an easy task. There are absolutely loads of options out there for solo play, couples , long-distance relationships, and everything in between. And these sex toys come in every size, shape, and style you could imagine. Where do you start? Right here, that's where. We've tried to take the stress out of sex toy shopping by researching just about everything on the market

Delta Wants Airlines to Share No-Fly Lists to Keep Crap Passengers Out of the Skies

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200+Gizmodo / 2h
As if we needed any more problems, passengers from hell are a thing now (or more a thing than before, anyway). They assault flight attendants , toss food and alcohol around , and throw their masks on the ground. Delta Air Lines has apparently had enough. Read more...

Celebrate VPN Awareness Month by saving 72% on NordVPN

Mashable / 2h
SAVE 72%: A two-year subscription to NordVPN is on sale for £2.44 per month as of Sept. 25, and includes an extra three months for free. Stop what you're doing because it's VPN Awareness Month. Clear your schedule, cancel any plans, and celebrate this momentous occasion. We joke, but there is a reason to get excited about VPN Awareness Month. You can mark this month by saving 72% on a two-year su

Learn the fundamentals of machine learning and Python for under £30

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Mashable / 2h
TL;DR: The Premium Machine Learning Artificial Intelligence Super Bundle is on sale for £27.07 as of Sept. 25, saving you 98% on list price. Understanding Python is the key to unlocking the fundamentals of machine learning, and if this career path has been calling to you, you don't have to go back to school and shell out thousands of pounds just to sharpen your skills. You just have to unlock lif

Master mathematics with this 50-hour online bundle

Mashable / 3h
TL;DR: The Ultimate Learn to Master Mathematics Bundle is on sale for £21.95 as of Sept. 25, saving you 98% on list price. No one really remembers the maths they learned in school. Unless you went on to study it at a university, chances are, you haven't thought about algebra, calculus, or algorithms since you were a teen. But if you've always liked maths, want to refresh your skills, or need it f

Save 60% on Bitdefender's range of powerful cybersecurity services

Mashable / 3h
SAVE 60%: As of Sept. 25, you can save 60% on Bitdefender's range of cybersecurity services. Bitdefender has a really solid reputation for delivering powerful cybersecurity services, but that would mean nothing if its presence resulted in a performance dip in your system. Fortunately, Bitdefender is tough on threats whilst being light on your system. Bitdefender protects all of your information f

Rainbow Six Siege brings back Showdown event

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 4h
Rainbow Six Siege has introduced the Showdown event again in the game which has the sheriffs taking on the Graveltop Gang.

Hidden galaxies, a doomed Mars, and plenty of supernovae drive the week in science

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This week's science news was full of supernovae, hidden galaxies, private space stations, and the discovery that Mars was doomed from the start.

NFL Sunday Ticket games may be coming to Apple’s streaming platform

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SlashGear / 6h
As the NFL’s 8-year Sunday Ticket deal with DirecTV nears its end, the football league is looking to Apple as its ideal replacement, according to a new report. Multiple companies are said to be prospective destinations for the League’s Sunday games, including Amazon (which is already home to Thursday Night Football), as well as Disney for ESPN. The claim comes … Continue reading

Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom Announces More Casting, Including Randall Park and Indya Moore

35Gizmodo / 7h
Jason Momoa has making the rounds in support of Dune lately , but there’s another project on the horizon that will soon become his main talking point: Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom , sequel to James Wan ’s 2018 blockbuster about the frequently underwater DC Comics hero. That film is now in production and the cast, which… Read more...

You Told Your Apps To Stop Tracking You, but They Didn't Listen

Gizmodo / 7h
In 2014, some very pervy creeps stole some very personal iCloud photos from some very high-profile celebs and put them on the open web, creating one very specific PR crisis for Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook. The company was about to roll out Apple Pay as part of its latest software update, a process that took more than a… Read more...

Scientists discover 500 light-year-wide hole in the Milky Way torn open by a supernova

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A supernova is the most likely cause of a 500-light-wear wide hole that split an ancient molecular cloud in two.

AFL grand final 2021: how to watch Melbourne vs Western Bulldogs live online

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TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 7h
It’s all on the line between the Demons and the Bulldogs – here’s how to live stream the AFL grand final decider.

Fortnite gets cake and special rewards for its 4th birthday bash

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SlashGear / 7h
As hard as it may be to believe, Fortnite is nearly half a decade old. As with previous years, the company is back with an island-wide birthday bash to celebrate the milestone, including giant birthday cakes and rewards for completing some challenges. Players who finish all of the challenges before they expire can expect a new pickaxe and more. After … Continue reading

You Should Probably Stop Using ExpressVPN

Gizmodo / 8h
For years, ExpressVPN has been one of the most popular and widely used privacy products of its kind on the market. It’s often ranked highest on top 10 VPN lists; a recent Tom’s Guide review called it the “hands-down best” VPN available. In the past, if you wanted to stay anonymous on the web, Express would’ve likely… Read more...

This Week's Toy News Features Visitors from Several Galaxies Far, Far Away

Gizmodo / 8h
Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular roundup of all things good and plastic on the internet lately. This week, Alf’s back, not in Pog form! Plus, Star Wars returns to the classic Droids cartoon for new figures, and the New Batman Adventures era of Joker gets a haunting new action figure. Check it out! Read more...

iPhone 13 Pro's 120Hz display limits some third-party app animations to 60Hz

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58Engadget / 8h
With this year’s iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max , Apple finally brought its ProMotion display technology from the iPad Pro over to some of its phones. The feature allows the new high-end iPhones to refresh screen content up to 120 times per second, thereby creating a much smoother interface experience. The effect is most noticeable when scrolling, but almost every aspect of a UI can benefit from a hig

California law forces Amazon to reveal how algorithms judge worker productivity

200+Mashable / 8h
A new law will pry open the black box of how Amazon monitors, rewards, and disciplines its fulfillment center employees. On Wednesday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law that directly affects "mega-retailers" like Amazon, and how these companies use algorithms to manage warehouse workers. Mega-retailers are those that employ more than 1,000 warehouse workers, and they include one

Microsoft Edge Comes to Xbox, Letting You Stream Stadia Games

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Gizmodo / 8h
Xbox is about to become a more open platform with Microsoft’s September software update . The console is getting the latest version of Microsoft Edge, which means you can play Stadia games, chat on Discord servers, and access Steam. Read more...

Dawn of the universe might have been bursting with galaxies now hidden by dust

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
A pair of primordial galaxies dating back to shortly after the big bang, but hidden by dust, indicates the nascent universe might have had far more galaxy formation than previously believed.

Newly discovered ankylosaur species had bizarre armor unlike any other

SlashGear / 8h
The Natural History Museum has announced the discovery of a new ankylosaur species that, the scientists discovered, had a unique type of armor that hasn’t been observed on any other vertebrates — extinct or living. What makes the armor so unique? Not only did this particular dinosaur have large spikes protecting its ribs, the spikes were also attached to its … Continue reading

Google has a few tricks up its sleeve for the newsletter platform department

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Google's new newsletter platform Museletter will leverage Drive, Docs and the company's other online collaboration tools.

New cruise ship to offer twist on tried-and-true fun with 3-level go-kart track and freefall slide

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33The Points Guy / 9h
Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest ship, Norwegian Prima, will feature a slew of entertainment options, including the industry’s first three-level go-kart track, freefall dry slides and a theater that transforms into a nightclub, putting new spins on amenities we’ve already seen at sea. The first of NCL’s six Prima Class vessels — which will be significantly smaller than the line’s largest vessels ,

Daily Crunch: Chinese regulators issue blanket ban on crypto trading, mining

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To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here . Hello and welcome to Daily Crunch for September 24, 2021. Hanging in there, everyone? It was more than a busy week, but the TechCrunch team is still ticking along, covering the startup world just for you. If you need to catch up on who won Battlefield this year , t

As Florida punishes schools, study finds masks cut school COVID outbreaks 3.5X

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Ars Technica / 9h
Enlarge / A second-grade teacher talks to her class during the first day of school at Tustin Ranch Elementary School in Tustin, CA on Wednesday, August 11, 2021. (credit: Getty | Paul Bersebach ) Schools with universal masking were 3.5 times less likely to have a COVID-19 outbreak and saw rates of child COVID-19 cases 50 percent lower in their counties compared with schools without mask requireme

Here Are the Worst Halloween Costumes of 2021

100+Gizmodo / 9h
Ah, Halloween ! A time for ghosts . A time for ghouls ! A time to look at io9's annual list of the most confusing, most dubious, and most awful costumes of the season. Read more...

Amazon could unveil a soundbar and new 15-inch Echo Show on Tuesday

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A new report has all the details on Amazon’s event next week including some leaks on a larger Echo Show and Alexa soundbar.

Yahoo is building a new calendar app with help from the creator of Sunrise

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Engadget / 9h
Mention the name of Sunrise to a select demographic of nerds and you’re likely to elicit a visceral reaction. Before Microsoft purchased the calendar software in 2015 and shut it down about a year later, it was one of those apps people loved to praise. Thoughtful design and features helped it differentiate itself and earn a passionate fanbase in a crowded market that was dominated by heavyweights

That Grizzly Bear Killed by a Mountain Goat Was Innocent

Gizmodo / 9h
Earlier this month, hikers discovered the body of a 154-pound (70-kilogram) grizzly bear near Burgess Pass in the Canadian Rockies. Unbelievably, an autopsy by Parks Canada found the bear had been killed by a mountain goat. Even more unbelievably, my colleagues on the Gizmodo science team celebrated this , calling the… Read more...

Woman Arrested With Fake 'Maderna' Vaccine Card Reportedly Bails on Zoom Hearing

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The 24-year-old woman who was arrested earlier this month for allegedly trying to enter Hawaii with a fake coronavirus vaccine card has skipped out on a virtual court hearing, the Associated Press reported . Read more...

With iPhone 13 in hand, I miss Touch ID more than ever

SlashGear / 9h
I’ve been traveling this past week, and the iPhone 13 Pro Max has been my trusty sidekick. Whether it’s boarding passes, camera duties, messaging, or keeping me occupied with ebooks and music, I’ve found myself staring at the excellent 120Hz ProMotion display a whole lot. Problem is, when the sensors above that screen stare back, they’re not seeing what they … Continue reading

Extra Crunch roundup: Here’s everything you missed at TechCrunch Disrupt 2021

TechCrunch / 9h
If that headline sounded judgmental, I apologize. We just wrapped up a three-day virtual event that included discussions and interviews with some of the most notable people in technology, media, government and venture capital. Even in person, there’s no way to absorb Disrupt in its entirety. Full Extra Crunch articles are only available to members Use discount code ECFriday to save 20% off a one-

Can't Hear Your Instagram Stories? It's an iOS 15 Bug

Gizmodo / 9h
If you installed iOS 15 already, you’ve probably noticed that Instagram has been doing an annoying thing where it won’t play audio on Instagram Stories unless you turn your iPhone ringer on. Today Instagram has pushed out an app update that fixes the bug. Read more...

The 15 funniest comedies on Hulu because we all need a laugh

Mashable / 9h
In search of a good laugh? Hulu's movie library is here to help. From cult classics to recent gems, Hulu boasts a large collection of comedies. The prospect of wading through all of them can be daunting, especially since some movies may require an add-on subscription to watch. There's no streaming woe worse than finding the perfect movie to watch before realizing you don't have the right plan to

Aiming to create a gender-equitable startup landscape?

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TechCrunch / 9h
Priyanka Srinivas Contributor Priyanka Srinivas is the co-founder and CEO of Live Green Co , a Chilean food tech startup that uses artificial intelligence to suggest plant-based alternatives for meat and artificial additives in food. When it comes to gender equality in the business world, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg hit the nail on the head : “Knowing that things could be worse should not stop u

German Researchers Converted a Tesla Model Y Into a Hydrogen Car

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Futurism / 9h
Hesla Motors On Wednesday, German Federal Research Minister Anja Karliczek revealed an automotive Frankenstein creation: A Tesla Model Y that had been converted into a hydrogen vehicle that she called a “hyper hybrid.” The goal was to demonstrate the future of clean transportation. But as Teslarati notes , the decision to modify a Tesla — perhaps the most well-known electric vehicle out there — r

New Tech Cooks and 3D Prints Chicken Simultaneously

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85Futurism / 9h
Prototype Replicator A team of Columbia University scientists built a sort of robot “chef” that 3D prints chicken breast cutlets — and cooks them with powerful lasers at the same time. The lasers allowed for incredible cooking and heating precision, according to research published in the journal npj Science of Food earlier this month. The researchers behind the system told Ars Technica that they

In Newly Released Text, Elizabeth Holmes Called Herself “Best Business Person of the Year”

300+Futurism / 9h
New private text messages have surfaced between Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and her then-boyfriend Sunny Balwani. The nearly 600 pages of private text and Skype messages, sent between June 2011 and July 2016, were obtained by CNBC earlier this week. The texts demonstrate how Holmes professed full confidence in her blood-testing company — despite the venture imploding spectacularly in 2015.

12 best TV comedies on HBO Max to laugh at right now

Mashable / 10h
HBO Max isn't kidding around when it comes to comedy. The streaming service, which comes with multiple subscription tiers , features a load of excellent movies and TV shows that were previously difficult to stream elsewhere. They come in all sorts of genres — and, luckily, among them is a notably stacked-up selection of TV comedies. We've gone through HBO Max's extensive catalog and selected the

9 best sci-fi movies on Amazon Prime Video for a trippy escape

25Mashable / 10h
We get it. The world of today is a trying place. Sometimes you just want an escape hatch that lets you live inside another take on our present or future. That's what makes good science fiction so alluring. All the Amazon Prime subscribers out there should know: You have a boatload of options to choose from in the online retailer's streaming library. There's a little something for fans of any styl

Alaska Airlines Elites Lose Benefits On Cheapest American Airlines Tickets

View from the Wing / 10h
Alaska Airlines elites no longer receive some of their elite benefits while flying American Airlines on Basic Economy tickets. This change is being made even though American Airlines elite members receive full benefits on basic economy tickets . Continue reading ...

Real-life house behind ‘The Conjuring’ is on the market again

SlashGear / 10h
Just in time for Halloween is an old, very expensive house with one notable feature: it is allegedly haunted. The house that inspired hit horror movie The Conjuring is back on the market for those who want to live close to multiple major New England destinations and who aren’t afraid of a potential demon or two. The Rhode Island home … Continue reading

Teen Wolf Will Live on as a Paramount+ Movie

23Gizmodo / 10h
In the years since MTV’s Teen Wolf came to a close in its sixth season back in 2017, fans haven’t been especially shy about expressing their desire for the series to return in one form or another. Because some of the show’s cast has similarly made clear that they’re open to the possibility of reprising their roles,… Read more...

Deal alert: 9 flights you can book right now for under $99

The Points Guy / 10h
Now’s a great time to book domestic flights for later in the year or early 2022. We’re currently seeing some cross-country flights available starting as low as $49 one-way. Some routes on sale include Los Angeles (LAX) to Miami (MIA), San Francisco (SFO) to New York-JFK, LAX to Philadelphia (PHL), Newark (EWR) to Seattle (SEA), among others. American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Delta, JetBlue and

Are AMD and Mediatek set for a surprising chip tie-up?

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TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 10h
AMD and Mediatek could be preparing a new joint venture which would see the Mediatek IP integrated into AMD SoCs.

Life is Strange: Remastered Collection gets a new release date

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SlashGear / 10h
Last month, Square Enix announced delays for the Life is Strange: Remastered Collection and the Switch version of Life is Strange: True Colors. While other versions of Life is Strange: True Colors managed to meet their September 10th release date, it looks like developer Deck Nine needed more time on both the Switch version and the Remastered Collection. Today, we … Continue reading

How Ivermectin became polarized on social media

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73Mashable / 10h
"Hey Doc, are you a Democrat or a Republican?" This may seem like a bizarre question to ask your doctor. What would their political affiliation matter in the treatment of your medical issues? One emergency care physician in Montana, overwhelmed with COVID-19 cases in her ICU, recently reported being asked that very question by a patient. "I am your doctor," Dr. Sara Nyquist said she told the pati

Old coal plant is now mining bitcoin for a utility company

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Ars Technica / 10h
Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) Bitcoin’s massive power consumption is the cryptocurrency’s dirty secret. To mine bitcoin, computers across the globe chew through enough electricity to power a medium size country, somewhere on the order of the Netherlands or Poland depending on the estimate. In fact, electricity has become such a significant factor that one private equity firm owns a powe

Your Smart Scale Probably Isn’t Accurate Enough to Be Useful

Lifehacker / 10h
Your weight on the scale changes for so many reasons . We can gain or lose muscle, and we can gain or lose fat. We can be lighter when we’re dehydrated, or heavier because we ate a lot of salt last night and we’re retaining water. Wouldn’t it be great to tell the difference between all of these things? That’s what many… Read more...

Samsung's Galaxy Note Might Not Be Dead Yet

Gizmodo / 10h
Fans of Samsung’s gigantic Galaxy Note phones were disappointed this year. Instead of releasing a new version as it normally does, the company chose to go all in on a different flagship, the foldable Galaxy Z Fold 3 . Read more...

Peak Design Mobile modular magnetic accessory line launches in time for iPhone 13

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SlashGear / 10h
Peak Design released their full mobile ecosystem of magnetic and protective accessories today, coordinated with the launch of Apple’s iPhone 13. This collection was part of a Kickstarter back in December of 2020 and rolled out for general availability for the first time today. The mobile line starts with the “Everyday Case”, available for iPhone 11, 12, 13, and Samsung … Continue reading

Intel lining up major partners to produce its Arc Alchemist graphics cards

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TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 10h
The top after-market board partners will produce Intel Arc Alchemist graphics cards next year.

Yahoo has built a new calendar app called Day, and it’s recruited the co-founder of Sunrise to design it

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46TechCrunch / 10h
When it comes to online calendars and calendar apps, services like Google Calendar and Outlook from Microsoft rule the roost with hundreds of millions of users globally. Now another company is hoping to ruffle some feathers with its own move into the space. TechCrunch has learned and confirmed that Yahoo is working Day , a new standalone calendar app. Sources tell us the company has recruited Jer

Marvel Sues Comic Creators’ Heirs to Keep Major Character Rights

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The families of iconic Marvel comic book writers and artists Stan Lee , Steve Ditko , Don Heck, Gene Colan, and Don Rico have filed termination of copyright notices on the superheroes they helped create. Marvel—which Disney has owned since 2009 —unsurprisingly, disagrees and has filed lawsuits against all five to keep… Read more...

Gen Z Kids Apparently Don’t Understand How File Systems Work

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Giant Bucket Over the past few years, many professors have noticed an alarming trend among their students. Overall, members of Gen Z, even those studying technical scientific fields , seem to have a total misunderstanding of computer storage, The Verge reports , and many fail to conceptualize the concept of directories and folders filled with digital files. “The most intuitive thing would be the

Twitter now lets you add topics to Spaces, but the options are limited

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Engadget / 11h
Twitter is adding yet another feature to make Spaces more discoverable. On Friday, the company announced the addition of Topics . As the name suggests, they’re essentially pre-defined tags you can use to help like-minded individuals find your audio rooms. You can add up to three Topics to a Space. Some of the ones you can use currently include "entertainment," "world news" and "gaming." new in Sp

How TPG staffers would spend 1 million American Airlines AAdvantage miles

35The Points Guy / 11h
One million points or miles is a lot. And when we’re talking about 1 million transferable points — such as 1 million American Express Membership Rewards points or 1 million Chase Ultimate Rewards points — it’s often possible to book flights and hotels for several amazing trips. But today, we’ll take a look at how three of TPG’s Points and Miles staffers would redeem 1 million American Airlines AA

A bunch of sports fans are about to put their personal data at risk this weekend

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Watching illegal streams online puts sports fans at risk of being infected with malware or even worse, having their identities stolen.

Remember These Foul (Yet Often Forgotten) Places in Your Fall Cleanup

Lifehacker / 11h
Most of us know the basic things that should be included on our home and garden fall cleaning checklists (whether we do them or not is another story). Things like: Deep cleaning the house, replacing HVAC filters, installing storm windows, clearing out gutters, and storing outdoor furniture. But there are some areas we… Read more...

WHO recommends antibodies for two specific groups of COVID patients

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SlashGear / 11h
The World Health Organization recommends that antibodies be used with two specific groups of COVID-19 patients to help ensure they survive the disease. There are two recommendations in the latest update on the topic, both based on evidence and data from a number of trials — some of which haven’t yet been peer-reviewed. The recommendation covers a combo of imdevimab … Continue reading

An air fryer fried chicken sandwich recipe that won't leave you disappointed

Mashable / 11h
Welcome to AirFryDay, where — you guessed it —every Friday Mashable covers the latest trends, dispenses advice, and reviews recipes for your air fryer. The fried chicken wars have been raging for years now, with no end in sight. You know, Popeyes vs. Chick-fil-A, that whole deal? And, to be fair, sometimes there's nothing quite as delicious as a fried chicken sandwich. What's not to love? I cook

These Spikes Grew Right Out of a Dinosaur's Ribs

Gizmodo / 11h
A team of paleontologists announced this week the discovery of the oldest-known ankylosaur, a swaggering dinosaur famous for its armor plating and clubbed tail. But besides its superlative age of over 160 million years, the ankylosaur also had a bizarre morphology, as spines protruding from the animal’s back were… Read more...

The MacBook Pro will soon get a resolution bump, macOS beta suggests

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Ars Technica / 11h
Enlarge / The 2019 16-inch MacBook Pro. (credit: Samuel Axon) The seventh beta of macOS Monterey contains what appear to be references to new screen resolutions suitable for the MacBook Pro line, as discovered by MacRumors . In a list of supported graphics resolutions within macOS, there are two new resolutions: 3,456 by 2,234 and 3,024 by 1,964. Each carries a "Retina" marker, which Apple typica

NFL reportedly wants Apple to be the next home for Sunday Ticket

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46Engadget / 11h
The NFL's long-standing Sunday Ticket partnership with DirecTV is coming to an end, following an eight-year agreement the two reached in 2014. The viewing package is probably on the move and the league has reportedly picked its preferred new home for Sunday Ticket: Apple. It doesn't seem likely that DirecTV, which has been one of the NFL's main TV partners for nearly three decades, will renew its

Fat Bear Junior Week Is Here

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The only thing better than a bear is a fat bear , and the only thing better than a fat bear is a fat bear cub. That’s why I’m stoked to announce that right now, fat bear cubs are currently having a moment. Welcome to the first-ever Fat Bear Junior competition . Read more...

The 'Midnight Mass' cast builds their ultimate horror movie survival squad

Mashable / 11h
See who the Midnight Mass cast would bring with them to survive a horror movie.

Australian Politician Baffled That People May Want To Travel

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It’s fascinating to see how politicians in different parts of the world are approaching the reopening of borders and lifting of travel restrictions. That brings us to Australia… Queensland premier wonders why people would travel Australia has taken one of the most conservative approaches of any country when it comes to managing the coronavirus pandemic, keeping borders closed and heavily restrict

Andy Serkis on Snoke's Fate, Middle-earth's Return, and Black Panther 2

41Gizmodo / 11h
Few people are more plugged into the pop culture zeitgeist than Andy Serkis. Decades after becoming the poster child for performance capture, the multi-hyphenate creator is about to release his third feature film as a director, Venom: Let There Be Carnage . Over the years he’s also helped shape some of the biggest… Read more...

Chris Pratt talks Mario casting, but you can’t hear the voice yet

SlashGear / 11h
Yesterday’s Nintendo Direct brought some surprising news about the upcoming Super Mario movie. While we didn’t get to see a trailer or even a still from the film, Shigeru Miyamoto made a guest appearance during the Direct to announce the cast and the North American release date for the flick. Chris Pratt will lead the cast in the role of … Continue reading

Huge deal: Amazon drops the all-new iPad mini to $459 - the lowest price ever

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 11h
The all-new iPad mini is available to order today, and Amazon's deal has the tablet on sale for a record-low price of $459.

Foundation episode 2 recap: a Star Wars-style story with Game of Thrones shocks

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Preparing to Live, Foundation’s second episode, ups the ante after a bloated beginning to Apple TV Plus’ latest big-scale TV production.

William Shatner Is Reportedly Taking a Ride on Jeff Bezos’ Rocket

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Kirk in Space Beam me up, Scotty! Acting legend William Shatner, who famously played the role of Captain Kirk on the original run of “Star Trek,” will reportedly go to space during an upcoming Blue Origin launch slated for later this year, according to TMZ . The 90-year-old Canadian actor will be part of the second crew to fly to the edge of space on board the Jeff Bezos-led company’s New Shepard

8 Surprising Ways to Use Up That Half-Empty Can of Pumpkin Puree

20Lifehacker / 12h
Opening a can of pumpkin for a recipe that only needs a little usually means putting the remaining amount in the fridge, where it sits until it eventually gets thrown out, spoiled and unused. After all, there are only so many ways you can use pumpkin puree, right? Or so we thought . Read more...

Netflix's stylish 'Kate: Collateral Damage' heads to Steam on October 22nd

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Engadget / 12h
Netflix’s recent foray into video games continues. On Friday, the company announced the existence of Kate: Collateral Damage . Like Eden Unearthed , the VR experience we saw make the media rounds earlier in the week, the new game is a tie-in to a recently released Netflix original. In this case, it’s here to promote the release of action thriller Kate , which stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead as a de

The cast of 'Dear Evan Hansen' reflects on social media vs. reality

Mashable / 12h
We spoke with Ben Platt and the cast of Dear Evan Hansen about the film's key themes, including the complexities of adolescence and social media.

Quick points: There is such a thing as a free airport lunch — here’s how to get one

The Points Guy / 12h
Although we cover loyalty programs and credit cards in-depth on TPG every day, sometimes you just want a snippet of useful information that you can put into action on the fly. That’s why we recently launched the series Quick Points . Every week, we’ll highlight a new or easily forgotten tip that can help you travel more for less. Airport lounges can be a love-’em-or -leave-’em situation that vari

United just got fined nearly $2 million for 25 long tarmac delays

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500+The Points Guy / 12h
The federal government showed Friday that it will hold U.S. airlines accountable for lengthy tarmac delays, imposing stiff fines against United Airlines for stranding passengers on planes for hours during bad weather. Some of the delays date back nearly seven years ago. The fines announced Friday by the Department of Transportation come to nearly $76,000 per flight. In total, the agency served Un

How to Change Touchpad Scroll Direction on Windows 11

How-To Geek / 12h
By default, the touchpad on your Windows 11 might not scroll the direction you like when using the two-finger swipe gesture. If that’s the case, you can change the trackpad scroll direction easily in Settings. Here’s how. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

N64 and Sega Genesis Games Are Coming to Switch Online---With a Catch

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How-To Geek / 12h
Nintendo is finally bringing N64 and Sega Genesis games to the Switch Online subscription service. Previously, subscribers could only access NES and SNES games. But there’s an annoying catch here—you have to pay for a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack to unlock these retro classics. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Google Chrome could be making some big changes to your favorite extensions

TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 12h
Chrome extensions built for Manifest V3 will offer better performance, security and improved privacy protection.

Genetic records reveal how valuable dogs were to ancient societies

SlashGear / 12h
Dogs have been a part of human societies for thousands of years, and though they are more often than not a companion in modern times, they were highly valuable commodities in ancient days. That’s according to a new study from the University of Copenhagen where researchers studied ancient dogs’ genetic records, among other things, to track their movements over time. … Continue reading

Five features to un-do in iOS 15 for your iPhone

SlashGear / 12h
Today we’re taking a peek at iOS 15 and a few ways in which it’s changed some very basic features in your iPhone. If you’ve been using your iPhone for quite a few years and have gotten used to the way you’ve done business, chances are the update to iOS 15 threw you for a bit of a loop. The … Continue reading

Three iOS 0-days revealed by researcher frustrated with Apple’s bug bounty

Ars Technica / 12h
Enlarge / Pseudonymous researcher illusionofchaos joins a growing legion of security researchers frustrated with Apple's slow response and inconsistent policy adherence when it comes to security flaws. (credit: Aurich Lawson | Getty Images) Yesterday, a security researcher who goes by illusionofchaos dropped public notice of three zero-day vulnerabilities in Apple's iOS mobile operating system. T

Chinese Airline CEO Taken Away By Police

View from the Wing / 12h
The Chairman and CEO of HNA Group, parent of Hainan Airlines and several other carriers, has been taken away by police. At one point HNA was the largest owner of Hilton and owned stakes in a dozen airlines (like Virgin Australia, TAP Air Portugal) as well as airport catering companies. Continue reading ...

Exclusive: Superman '78 Is Bringing Another Egghead to the Nerd Brawl

Gizmodo / 12h
The spirit of Richard Donner’s original Superman movie from the late 1970s lives on in DC’s new Superman ‘78 series from writer Rob Venditti, artist Wilfredo Torres, and colorist Jordie Bellaire. Superman ‘78 's first issue brought a version of the Kryptonian based on Christopher Reeve back into the spotlight in a… Read more...

Ford's Mustang Mach-E passes Michigan State Police tests

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Engadget / 12h
Michigan State Police has put a version of the 2021 Mustang Mach-E SUV through its paces over the past week, and the Ford Pro all-electric police pilot vehicle seems to have met the agency's bar. According to Ford, it's the first EV that's passed the Michigan State Police's model year evaluation test. The #MustangMachE just became the first all-electric vehicle to pass the rigorous vehicle evalua

Apple Might Fix the iPad's Biggest Flaw

63Gizmodo / 12h
After years of waiting and complaining, it looks like iPads might finally get the thing we’ve all been asking for: a front-facing camera in a useful spot. Read more...