Saturday, September 12, 2020

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25 Years Ago We Got Genre's Most Unapologetic Heroine

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Inevitably a cool lady appears on screen with a sweet outfit, a wry smile, and this sense that she is not to be fucked with wrapped around her like a cloak. While women aren’t on the top of the call sheet as often as men in genre film and television, there are a lot more women there now than before, and despite them… Read more...

These five SIM only deals are leading the herd this weekend - EE, iD, Three and more

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Looking for SIM only deals? These are the five best options out there right now. EE, Three, iD and more.

HDMI 2.1: What’s New, and Do You Need to Upgrade?

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With next-gen consoles arriving by the end of 2020 and NVIDIA’s RTX 30 series of graphics cards cresting the horizon, HDMI 2.1 is looking more critical than ever. Does this mean you have to upgrade your TV to take advantage of the new features? Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

8 of the best trippy, stoner titles to mellow out to on Netflix

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US Immigration Wants To Collect DNA Samples, Iris Scans, And Voice Prints From 50% More People

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A Notice of Proposed Rulemaking has been published by the Department of Homeland Security authorizing a significant increase in biometric information that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement would be able to collect. The government redefines biometric to include behavioral characteristics along with biological characteri

Steve Martin has the perfect solution for attention-starved celebs during this pandemic

Mashable / 37min
Tom Hanks is the one who tends to dominate the "this actor is a national treasure" conversation, but let's not forget about Steve Martin. The legendary comic, actor, writer, and banjo player is feeling frustrated. He's a famous guy, you know. But now, in this time of a global pandemic, he's not getting the accolades he so richly deserves when he deigns to bless us with his presence on the streets

A dozen states might join the DOJ's antitrust lawsuit against Google

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The Justice Department’s expected antitrust lawsuit against Google could have added momentum behind it. Bloomberg sources claim that “about” a dozen states are poised to join the case. The tipsters didn’t provide a full list, but Texas is believed to be a candidate even as it conducts a state-level investigation . Whether or not states hop aboard will depend on how they react to the lawsuit. They

Snowflake, Unity, JFrog move towards IPOs despite public market turmoil

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Editor’s note: Get this free weekly recap of TechCrunch news that any startup can use by email every Saturday morning (7 a.m. PT). Subscribe here . Warren Buffet is eager to invest in a money-burning SaaS unicorn that is about to IPO. Despite recent tech stock declines and growing fears of US election turbulence, this is one reason that Snowflake is on track to be one of the biggest offerings of

Starbucks makes 'strawless' lids standard in North America to cut down on waste

Starbucks US Canada
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Whether it actually makes a big difference or not, Starbucks took another step toward getting rid of plastic straws on Thursday. The massive coffeehouse chain announced that clear plastic "strawless" lids would be the standard going forward in North America for tea, iced coffee, and espresso drinks. These new lids are recyclable, which Starbucks said gives them an environmental advantage over tra

Each Episode of Lovecraft Country Now Comes With a Syllabus

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Lovecraft Country has as lot of powerful, distinct intersections with Black history, looking at the Black experience in the United States during the time in which it’s set through the lens of horror . It sure would be nice if someone put together a list of resources and reading materials to help you, or, say, your… Read more...

Disney+ starts testing feature that lets friends watch shows together

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Disney is now testing a new Disney+ feature called GroupWatch that enables up to six friends to share in the viewing experience with the person who invites them. The feature comes alongside a growing interest in mutual viewing experiences for streaming services, particularly during the pandemic when getting together with a group of friends is no longer an option. There … Continue reading

Another new anti-coronavirus measure from Delta – antimicrobial bins for security checkpoints

The Points Guy / 1h
Before the pandemic , you likely didn’t pay much attention to the bins you put your wallet, cellphone and keys at the security checkpoint. But this is a different world now, and high-touch spots like airports have come under scrutiny as the coronavirus pandemic rages on. Delta Air Lines this week announced that it would partner with the Transportation Security Administration to roll out antimicro

Space startup Astra's first orbital rocket launch ends prematurely

Astra Orbital Launch
95Engadget / 2h
The relatively small private rocket industry just got a little larger, if not quite in the way its new entrant hoped. The American startup Astra conducted a brief first orbital launch attempt (via TechCrunch ) late on September 11th, with a successful liftoff but quickly losing its Rocket 3.1 test machine during the first-stage engine burn. The guidance system induced “slight oscillation,” Astra

Peek into the guts of Microsoft's dual screen Surface Duo

Microsoft Surface Duo
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Is it really a fancy new piece of tech if someone hasn't torn it to pieces and shown you the insides in a teardown video? If that's the metric we're using, then Microsoft's Surface Duo, which released on Sept. 10 , has officially arrived. The iFixit crew demonstrated exactly what it looks like when you take a $1,400 piece of gear and reduce it to its basic parts. For those who were hoping to tink

China’s mysterious reusable spacecraft returns to earth

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Last weekend we talked a bit about a mysterious Chinese mission that put an unknown payload into space. Reports indicated at the time that the payload was a reusable spacecraft, but no one knew exactly what the mission of the spacecraft was. That spacecraft spent two days in orbit around the earth before reentry and landing. The spacecraft launched on … Continue reading

Leinster vs Ulster live stream: how to watch the Pro14 rugby final online today

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Follow our guide to get a Pro14 rugby live stream and watch Leinster vs Ulster online from anywhere in today's huge Grand Final match.

Disrupt 2020 kicks off tomorrow — are you ready?

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Happy Disrupt 2020 Eve, startup fans! It’s been a crazy mad dash to transform our annual flagship San Francisco event at Moscone Center into the first all-virtual Disrupt (thanks, COVID-19). Then again, going global seems an appropriate way to celebrate 10 years of Disruption. It all starts tomorrow with a pre-show session to explain how to access the different platforms we’ll use during the even

The RTX 3080, Radeon Big Navi and AMD Zen 3 mark the most exciting time for computers in years

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AMD, Nvidia and Intel have all launched (or are about to launch) some of the biggest computing products in a long time, making late 2020 one of the best times to be on the market for a new computer.

Face mask etiquette: How often should you change or clean? Best ones?

The Points Guy / 2h
Face masks have become standard accessories in the age of coronavirus. For more TPG news delivered each morning to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter . But as more and more of us take to the roads and skies, we’re getting lots of questions about how often to change those masks, how to clean them, the best ones to use, and other questions around face mask etiquette. Here’s some answers.

Mil-spec F-150 Intrepid Supertruck has a supercharged 675 horsepower V-8

SlashGear / 2h
Mil-Spec Automotive is a company that has been taking trucks and SUVs and souping them up for a long time. The company made its name modifying the long discontinued Hummer SUV. In recent years it’s turned its hand to modifying the best-selling Ford F-150 pickup. Its latest product is the Intrepid F-150 Supertruck, and the pickup is packed with modifications. … Continue reading

Saturday's Best Deals: TaoTronics Heater And Fan, 16-Piece Wanbasion Knife Set, JACHS NY Men's Tech Shirts, Luxury Hotel Pillows, 2K Webcam, Waterproof Facial Massagers, and More

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A TaoTronics ceramic heater and oscillating fan , a set of Wanbasion knives , a cheap 2K webcam , a Cornbread Hemp CBD sitewide sale , men’s short and long sleeve JACHS NY tech shirts , luxury hypoallergenic pillows, and a waterproof facial cleansing brush electric massager lead Saturday’s best deals. Read more...

How to blur your house on Google Street View (and why you should)

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Google Street View offers up a window to the world in all its bizarre , intimate , and often raw glory. That window just so happens to peek into your home, as well. What that peek reveals may be more than you've bargained for — think views into bedroom windows, potential fodder for stalkers , and more. Thankfully, there is something you can do about it. Specifically, you can ask Google to permane


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If you're looking for an executive convertible packed with great tech, the is a strong contender.

The Boys season 2 episode 4 recap: the best episode yet

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Our The Boys season 2 episode 4 review contains superheroes and lots of spoilers.

Will Airlines Ending Change Fees Mean More Overbookings – And Involuntary Denied Boardings?

View from the Wing / 3h
With U.S. airlines eliminating change fees on domestic trips (excluding basic economy fares), will that least to more cancellations? And will higher cancellation rates mean that airlines need to overbook flights more than before? If more people can change plans without penalty, will we have more people changing plans - so more people not taking the seats they've booked? Will that mean airlines ne

Astra Orbital Launch Test Fails During First Stage Burn

Astra Orbital Launch
27SlashGear / 3h
Launching rockets is very difficult work, and while some companies, such as SpaceX, make it look very easy, it’s not easy at all. A company called Astra, based in California, conducted its first orbital test flight last night. The intent was to send the two-stage Rocket 3.1 into orbit from the Pacific Spaceport Complex in Alaska. The rocket company was … Continue reading

7 things you didn't know you could do on GIPHY

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GIFs are a major form of communication online, used for reactions, punchlines to jokes, simple greetings, and just about anything else. If you've spent any time messing around with GIFs, you've probably spent some time with GIPHY. The site is a GIF search engine and an essential stop for anyone who spends a good portion of their life online. We here at Mashable have shown you how to easily make G

Hitting the books: How China uses AI to influence its 1.4 billion citizens

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The battle for international hegemony didn’t stop with the fall of the Reichstag in 1945, or of the Soviet Union in 1991 — it has simply moved online. Today, states and their actors are waging a digital cold war with artificial intelligence systems at the heart of the fight. As Russian President Vladimir Putin said in 2017 , “Whoever becomes the leader in this sphere will become the ruler of the

How pilots deal with volcanic ash encounters

The Points Guy / 3h
The overnight flight from Kuala Lumpur to Perth was just like any other for the crew of a Boeing 747-200 in June 1982. At 37,000 feet above the Indian Ocean, south of Java, all was well. That is until the crew and passengers began to notice a haze appearing in the cabin. Even though smoking was still allowed on flights at the time, this was different. It smelled of sulfur. Passengers sat in windo

How to Keep Your Wardrobe Fresh Without Spending Money

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For a lot of people, our relationship with clothing has changed quite a bit this year. Only a few short months ago, we were putting together outfits (and I use that term loosely) to go to work, meet friends, or do other out-of-the-house activities. Now, our daily dressing decisions come down to regular soft pants,… Read more...

This weekend's Apple MacBook deals can score you a $300 price cut at Amazon

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We've eyed up some particularly good MacBook deals this weekend at Amazon, which look to save you upwards of $300.

Get a Handle on the Changing Fall Weather With 45% Off This TaoTronics Tower Fan and 30% Off a Ceramic Heater [Exclusive]

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TaoTronics Oscillating Tower Fan | $50 | TaoTronics | Promo code POP55 Read more...

Sonos Arc vs Sonos Beam: which soundbar is best for you?

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Thinking of buying a Sonos soundbar? We’ve compared the two most popular models to make your decision easier.

2021 Honda Passport adds Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

SlashGear / 4h
Honda has offered some new details on the 2021 Passport SUV. The SUV arrived at dealerships yesterday, and for 2021 features a new Display Audio system that has integrated Apple CarPlay and Android Auto added to the long list of standard features in some trims. Honda has also announced the fuel economy ratings and MSRP for multiple versions of the … Continue reading

This year or next might be the perfect time to visit Egypt: A reopening guide

The Points Guy / 4h
As the travel industry reopens following COVID-19 shutdowns, TPG suggests that you talk to your doctor, follow health officials’ guidance and research local travel restrictions before booking that next trip. We will be here to help you prepare, whether it is next month or next year. Egypt has been a mythical destination for millennia. Prominently featured in some of history’s earliest stories, th

Singapore Airlines May Launch Flights To Nowhere

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Singapore Airlines’ next destination may be… nowhere. Singapore Airlines considers flights to nowhere Singapore has extremely strict entry requirements at the moment, so a vast majority of foreigners can’t visit, and similarly, Singaporeans aren’t traveling abroad much at the moment. Obviously this has put the national airline in a tough spot, as it’s operating only a tiny percentage of its regul

Could I Climb Into a SpaceX Cargo Rideshare and Yeet Myself Into Space?

500+Futurism / 4h
Fewer than 600 people have been to space in the entire history of humankind, and I want to be one of them. Fights to space are expensive, though, and training to be an astronaut is a grueling endeavor. So I have a different idea: I want to hitch a ride into orbit on the SpaceX Rideshare program. Normally it’s used to carry satellites and other cargo into orbit, so my plan would be to buy a used s

We might have a name for Google's upcoming Android TV dongle

Google Nest FCC Soli
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The supercharged Chromecast device should be out before too long, and this could be what it's called.

The complete guide to London’s parks and green spaces

The Points Guy / 4h
As the travel industry reopens following COVID-19 shutdowns, TPG suggests that you talk to your doctor, follow health officials’ guidance and research local travel restrictions before booking that next trip. We will be here to help you prepare, whether it is next month or next year. Like New York , London is a huge city full of endless things to do and see. And with that comes lots and lots (and

Researchers investigate the benefits of a wet dog nose

SlashGear / 4h
All dog owners have had their pet smash their nose against their face or other body parts. Often dog noses are cold and slimy feeling, but other times they are warm and dry. Most pet owners have, at some point, wondered if their dog’s nose should be wet or dry. Researchers have recently investigated the noses of animals and determined … Continue reading

How to Force Close Apps on Android TV

How-To Geek / 4h
It’s always annoying when an app doesn’t work as it should. Sometimes, the only thing you can do to solve the problem is force close the app. You can do this on your Android TV just like on your smartphone. Here’s how. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Original Content podcast: Disney’s ‘Mulan’ remake is fun, if you can forget the controversy

Whale Rider Disney Mulan
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Disney’s live-action remake of “Mulan” comes with some serious baggage. First, the film has drawn political controversy for its star’s statements in support of the action Hong Kong police against protestors, as well as the fact that “Mulan” was partly filmed in the Xinjiang region, where the Chinese government has held Muslim ethnic minorities in detention camps . And although it’s less weighty,

6thsensical: vintageeveryday: Cat and score, Paris, 1982....

Music, Arts & Literature / 4h
6thsensical : vintageeveryday : Cat and score, Paris, 1982. Photographed by Édouard Boubat. Here’s what music composed specifically for cats sounds like …

Recommended Reading: Microsoft's Panos Panay on the Surface Duo

Microsoft Surface Duo
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Exclusive Q&A: Panos Panay on how the Surface Duo transforms Microsoft again Raymond Wong, Input You’ve likely read our review by now, but Input caught up with Microsoft’s chief product officer to discuss the company’s new folding device. Panay discussed the Android-powered Surface Duo along with that Courier concept that didn’t make the cut and some proclamations for the company’s future beyond

American Airlines Appears To Trade Air Service For Political Support In Oklahoma

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American Airlines announced they were going to stop serving 15 cities once government payroll subsidies ran out, and they were no longer required to fly to all of their pre-existing markets. They've backtracked on several of those changes. The latest is Stillwater, Oklahoma where the airport put out a press release basically announcing that their Senators traded political support for air service.

Researchers create microscope-based thermometer using quantum technology

SlashGear / 5h
A team of researchers from Osaka City University worked with international partners to create a reliable and precise microscope-based thermometer using quantum technology. The thermometer is so accurate that it’s able to measure the temperature of microscopic animals. The technology can detect temperature-dependent properties of quantum spins and fluorescent nanodiamonds. Quantum sensing technolo

The Incredible Hulk was an MCU tragedy treading all-too-familiar ground

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We look back at The Incredible Hulk, one of the lesser Marvel pictures.

PS5 price and pre-order could be revealed Wednesday, as Sony confirms stream

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Sony has confirmed a PS5 Showcase streaming event will happen in the coming days.

Don’t risk your health to see Tenet, which is uber-fun but still just a movie

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John David Washington stars in Christopher Nolan's forthcoming film Tenet . NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas—The biggest irony in this summer's cinematic saga over Tenet —director Christopher Nolan's latest heady time travel detective movie that he and his studio insist must play in The Theater despite a worldwide pandemic—is that the film itself will inevitably get lost. Whatever performances, ideas, and da

What to Expect from Apple's September Event (Hint: Maybe No iPhones)

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Since the very beginning of time, which has lost all meaning at this point, almost every September has delivered a new iPhone. It’s possible that Apple’s event next week will also deliver a new iPhone, but for the first time in many moons, we may not see a phone. Read more...

Managed expectations: A review of the Grand Wailea Maui, A Waldorf Astoria Resort

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Editor’s note: This review covers a stay that took place before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The state of Hawaii remains closed to tourists. It recently pushed back the targeted reopening date to Oct. 1 at the earliest. Despite the state’s closure to tourism, Hawaii remains an immensely popular destination for travelers from all over the world, and we hope this review helps you make decisi

Sony will stream a PlayStation 5 games showcase on September 16th at 4PM ET

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Sony has taken numerous opportunities to show off PlayStation 5 gameplay ahead of the console’s launch, but it’s ready for another. The company has announced a PlayStation 5 games showcase event that will stream live on Twitch and YouTube on September 16th at 4PM Eastern. It didn’t tease what games would appear, but the 40-minute virtual presentation would include titles from Sony’s Worldwide Stu

Three Electrostatic Motors Almost Make This Pricey Watch Worth It

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The 1960s were an interstitial time when it came to technology. Not quite computerized, the world hovered between the mechanical and the digital, computers clacking out commands onto old teletypes while Nixie tubes - essentially glowing wires in a vacuum - ran the countdowns for rickety spacecraft that had more in… Read more...

The best Epic Games Store Games: Fortnite, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 and more

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The upstart Epic Games Store for PC now has more than enough titles to sate your gaming appetite.

fravery: Roger Kemble Furse. (1903-1972) , Vivien Leigh reading...

Music, Arts & Literature / 5h
fravery : Roger Kemble Furse. (1903-1972) , Vivien Leigh reading with Tissy. Watercolor, 1941

fravery: © 1957 Willy RonisGordes, France

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fravery : © 1957 Willy Ronis Gordes, France

Can This Foreo Luna Dupe Clean Your Skin Just As Well? Try It For $6

Gizmodo / 6h
Waterproof Electric Facial Cleansing Brush Massager | $6 | Amazon | Use Code 50G9O2HY Read more...

PSA: Check Your AmazonBasics Products---They Might Be a Fire Hazard

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When it comes to innocuous things like USB cables, phone chargers, and surge protectors, the general tendency is to go cheap. And if it has a known brand name, like Amazon, attached, that’s even better. Or maybe not: one report suggests dozens of AmazonBasic products are fire hazards that can put your home at risk. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Three tips to implement Kubernetes with open standards

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Open standards are key to making Kubernetes work, here's how to follow them.

PUBG Mobile Season 15: release date, tier rewards and royale pass

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The battle to be the last man standing continues as PUBG Mobile Season 15 draws ever closer. Here’s everything you need to know.

How to Stream Movies From This Year's NYFF and TIFF

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After six months of virtual work, school, happy hours, graduations, weddings, funerals and “vacations,” a lot of us are longing to experience even the most mundane parts of our pre-COVID lives. Spending three hours stuck in an airport terminal with spotty wifi and overpriced soggy sandwiches because of a delayed… Read more...

Why online voting is harder than online banking

Americans Months Contagion
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Enlarge (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) For a feature last week , I talked to a number of election experts and computer security researchers who argued that secure Internet voting isn't feasible today and probably won't be for many years to come. A common response to this argument—one that came up in comments to last week's article—is to compare voting to banking. After all, we regularly u

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 review: The foldable we all want but don't need... yet

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 $1,999.99 View Product The Good Robust cover display functionality • Sleek and durable design • Very capable cameras • Improved display with 120Hz refresh rate The Bad Way too expensive • Thick and heavy build The Bottom Line The Galaxy Z Fold 2 is proof that Samsung is capable of successfully manufacturing a foldable phone that's both sleek and powerful. But at $2,000, it

How to Use Text-To-Speech on Discord

How-To Geek / 6h
While Discord is a great platform for voice communication, you might not be able to (or want to) speak with your own voice. To get around the problem, you can use Discord’s built-in text-to-speech (TTS) feature. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

The Console Game Is Changing, and Xbox Might Just Win It

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We have a good handle on what the next console generation looks like now, at least in hardware terms. We even know what most of the companies will be focusing on to beat the competition: Sony is leaning on highly desired third-party exclusives for the PS5, while Nintendo is hoping broad appeal and lots of indies will keep the Switch appealing. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Migraine sufferers get surprising benefits from daily green light exposure

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Are you one of the many people who regularly suffer from migraine headaches? If so, exposing yourself to green light on a daily basis may be an effective way to reduce how often you experience these attacks, at least according to a new study from the University of Arizona. The research builds upon a previous study implicating green light in … Continue reading

The best loyalty program for earning free nights is one you may not have heard of

The Points Guy / 6h
When I mention the Radisson Rewards program to fellow points and miles collectors, I usually get a puzzled look or responses like, “They don’t have any good hotels” and “They probably make it hard to earn points.” These are all misguided sentiments people express to me and they couldn’t be further from the truth. Not only does Radisson Rewards have a larger portfolio than even Hyatt, with lots of

Porn surfers have a dirty secret. They’re using Internet Explorer

100+Ars Technica / 6h
(credit: unknown ) They’re back—attacks that use booby-trapped Web ads to install malware on the computers of unsuspecting visitors. So-called malvertising works by paying advertising networks to display banner ads on legitimate websites. Malicious code snuck into the ads then surreptitiously exploits vulnerabilities in browsers or browser plugins. The result: merely browsing to the wrong site in

Super Mario 3D World and Hyrule Warriors Age of Calamity already discounted with Nintendo Switch pre-order deals

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We're seeing some stunning Nintendo Switch deals offering discounted pre-orders for Super Mario 3D World and Hyrule Warriors Age of Calamity this weekend.

The Most Apocalyptic Photos From the West Coast Fires This Week

California the West Coast
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The West Coast is burning, and it’s still not under control . There are now three states—California, Washington state and Oregon—battling raging wildfires, which have left a trail of destruction in their wake and, in some cases, have literally changed the color of the sky. Read more...

United Airlines Being Sued For Staffing NFL Charters With “Attractive” Flight Attendants

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Two United Airlines flight attendants filed a lawsuit against the airline yesterday in California, alleging that United takes a “despicable” approach to staffing sports team charter flights. United’s NFL charter flight staffing scandal Historically US airlines have done a significant number of charters for sports teams. For example, United Airlines has had contracts with around three dozen teams

United Airlines Sued For Assigning Only Attractive Flight Attendants To Work NFL Charters

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Airlines generally have specially picked cabin crew for public relations and VIP events. These flights aren't assigned by seniority at many airlines. Continue reading ...

Asbestos Removal Is a Hard Job, but Covid-19 Makes It Harder

100+Wired / 7h
Getting rid of asbestos is good for public health, but it’s risky for abatement workers, whose occupational risks make them vulnerable to Covid-19 complications.

How to Play Mozilla Firefox’s Hidden Unicorn Pong Game

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It seems like every browser has a hidden game these days. Chrome has a dinosaur game, Edge has surfing, and Firefox has . . . unicorn pong? Yep, you read that right—here’s how to play it. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Games of the Generation: Horizon Zero Dawn gave us an instant fan-favorite in Aloy

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Fighting robot dinosaurs with a bow and arrow really is the most fun you can have in a game.

The Morning After: What to expect from Apple's event next week

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Deep breath, it’s Apple time again. The company is doing another remote event , this time likely to center on iPads and Apple Watches. What can you expect? All of this . But probably not new iPhones. It seems like you’ll have to wait until next month for those. Meanwhile, it’s been a week for lots of Xbox Series X news, reviews of the Microsoft Surface Duo , Galaxy Z Fold 2 and Android 11 . We ha

India Threatens To Ban Airlines That Allow Photography

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India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has today issued quite a bizarre warning to airlines. Airlines warned about photography on planes India’s DGCA has today issued an order stating that: Inflight photography without explicit consent is not allowed in India Even though this has been a rule for several years now, airlines have failed to enforce this due to “lack of diligence,” and

How to watch Match of the Day online: stream BBC Premier League highlights show free

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Gary Lineker, Mark Chapman and a conveyor belt of familiar faces are back on our screens - here's how to watch Match of the Day online anywhere.

Japan’s MMX space mission will include capturing 8K images of Mars

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Japan’s previously announced Martian Moons eXploration mission will include capturing the Red Planet and its moons in 8K resolution, JAXA has announced. The mission, which is scheduled to go live the same year NASA will return humans to the Moon, is a joint effort between JAXA and Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK). Under their partnership, the two entities plan to develop … Continue reading

BT broadband deals are a top choice with cheap bills, fast speeds and cash incentives

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BT's fibre broadband deals hit all of the key categories - low prices, fast speeds, and they even throw in £70+ Mastercards.

Rocket startup Astra’s first orbital launch attempt ends early due to first-stage burn failure

Astra Orbital Launch
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Alameda-based rocket launch startup Astra finally got the chance to launch its first orbital test mission from its Alaska-based facility on Saturday, after the attempt had been delayed multiple times due to weather and other issues. The 8:19 PM PT lift-off of Astra’s ‘Rocket 3.1’ test vehicle went well – but the flight ended relatively shortly after that, during the first-stage engine burn and lo

What to Expect From Tuesday's Apple Event

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Apple Watches, iPads, some secret surprises, and a reel of slickly produced videos to drive it all home. Just like old times … sort of.

14 Best Weekend Deals: Computer Peripherals, Audio Gear, and More

92Wired / 8h
With sales on monitors, headphones, and surround-sound speakers, we've rounded up gadgets that can help you hibernate inside until spring.

The 20-Year Hunt for the Man Behind the Love Bug Virus

100+Wired / 8h
For two decades, Onel de Guzman has been suspected of unleashing the groundbreaking virus. But he's never confessed to anything—until now.

Review: Small World of Warcraft takes the tabletop strategy hit to Azeroth

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Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at . Since it was first published in 2009, the hyper-competitive family strategy game Small World has become a perennial tabletop favorite. Ironically, given its name, its success has caused its fantasy realm to grow over the years, with a steady stream of e

iPhone 12 Pro casing and LiDAR shown off in new hands-on leak

Apple iPhone 12 Pro
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With a launch date looming, this is out first look at a physical piece of one of the iPhone 12 handsets.

Netflix has 5 new original movies coming soon that you need to watch in 2020

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From Enola Holmes to Rebecca and The Devil All The Time, here are five Netflix original films you'll be able to watch soon.

E-sports pros have “dream” jobs—but game publishers have all the power

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Call of Duty Enlarge / James Eubanks competes during a Call of Duty final in 2017. (credit: Chesnot | Getty Images) In 2008, James “Clayster” Eubanks, then 16, decided he had what it took to be the number one Call of Duty player in the world. Growing up in Virginia, Eubanks owned all the latest consoles and specced-out gaming PCs; his house was the first on the block to have DSL. Now, he put all

2020 MotoGP San Marino live stream: how to watch the Misano Grand Prix from anywhere

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The first of back-to-back events at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli - here's how to watch a MotoGP San Marino Grand Prix live stream today.

Xbox Series X and Series S – What do new gaming consoles promise

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The next generation of Xbox gaming consoles will hit the market in time for the 2020 holiday season and they promise a lot in an overall package. Xbox Series X and the Series S consoles are slated for November 10 release with pre-orders scheduled to start from September 22. Both these consoles will bring next-gen graphics and performance for all … Continue reading

Nvidia RTX 3070 GPU goes on sale October 15, while worries about RTX 3080 stock rumble on

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Is Nvidia’s RTX 3070 release date running a bit of interference with AMD’s Big Navi graphics card reveal, perhaps?

How to watch Tour de France 2020: live stream stages 14 and 15 this weekend

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This weekend sees grandstand finish in Lyon and more. Here's how to watch a Tour de France live stream free for stages 14 and 15 of the cycling.

Social Energy wins UK’s first-ever fully domestic weekly FFR contract to help balance the national grid

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The company will supply week-ahead FFR following the results of a recent trial.

Thinking about a VPN? Take 58% off a year of Speedify.

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TL;DR: Stay safe while browsing with a one-year subscription to the Speedify 10 Bonding VPN for $29.99, a 58% savings as of Sept. 12. VPNs don't just protect your data and private information — they can also speed up your internet connection. One great option is Speedify , and for a limited time, you can get a one-year subscription for 58% off. Speedify features channel bonding , which basically

Record both the road and your car's interior with a dual dash cam

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TL;DR: Take footage while you drive with a Rexing® V3 Dual Full HD WiFi Dash Cam for $169, a 15% savings as of Sept. 12. If you're involved in a car accident, a dash cam can provide helpful information to your insurance company about what happened. The Rexing® V3 Dual Full HD WiFi Dash Cam is one well-reviewed option to consider. This dash cam has a 4.2 out of 5-star rating on Amazon and a slew o

Blast away muscle pain with an on-sale massage gun

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TL;DR: Ease your muscle pain with the JAWKU Muscle Blaster Chrome for $149.99, a 25% savings as of Sept. 12. So you're anxious to jump into your new workout routine . Great! There's just one problem: Your muscles aren't used to it. After one round of weight training, everything hurts. That's where a massage gun can help. You've likely seen these devices before, but perhaps you haven't taken the l

Take 60% off Rootd, a well-rated meditation app

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TL;DR: Get a lifetime subscription to the Rootd meditation app for $59.99, a 60% savings as of Sept. 12. Rootd , a woman-founded app designed for people with anxiety, tailors its treatment plans to users' individual needs. The app's range of helpful tools and on-demand usability make it a great option among virtual mental health resources: In fact, it's earned 4.6 out of 5 stars on Apple's App St

14 stylish face coverings on sale this weekend

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We have an extra item of clothing to think about these days: face coverings. When it comes to finding the right mask for you, it's best to prioritize a reusable one if you can. The blue paper ones might be convenient, but they're generally single-use and bad for the environment . Fortunately, there are plenty of reusable masks on the market that actually quite nice to look at. And a bunch of them

Best parental control apps for monitoring your kid's activity on Android devices

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The security battle between iOS and Android tightens each time an operating system update comes out. Apple has held the lead for years — and though the gap is expected to close with the 2020 release of Android 11 and its heightened privacy measures, iOS 14's release will be right on its heels. But one aspect of cyber safety remains Android's turf: Cooperating with parental control apps. These app

Nvidia RTX 3080 vs RTX 2080 Super

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How does the new Nvidia RTX 3080 compare to its predecessor, the RTX 2080 Super?

Tour de France 2020: How NTT is helping solve the biggest challenges ever

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NTT continues its pledge to make the Tour de France the most interactive ever.

Apple Watch 6: the top facts we expect to learn on September 15

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It’s very likely it’ll be unveiled on Tuesday, and it may include some big upgrades to fitness features.

Flexible financing to keep digital transformation on track

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Pressure to fast track digital transformation in mounting but flexible financing may help those lagging behind.

Samsung prepares for a Chinese exit - to relocate TV production

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Having already chalked out its plans to expand smartphone production in India, Samsung is now all set to shut down its TV making unit in Tianjin to other geographies.

DCM is poised to make roughly $1 billion off its $26 million bet on

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David Chao, the cofounder of the cross-border venture firm DCM , speaks English, Japanese, and Mandarin. But he also knows how to talk to founders. It’s worth a lot. Consider that DCM could see more than $1 billion from the $26.4 million it invested across 14 years in the cloud-b