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Losing yourself in virtual worlds can have good as well a negative effects
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Enlarge / A visitor holds a hand control unit to play Minecraft during the EGX gaming conference in London, September 2014. (credit: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg/Getty Images) Pete Etchells lost his father to motor neuron disease as a teenager, and often, when the anniversary of his death rolled around, he found solace in playing video games, like […]

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Website driveby attacks on routers are alive and well. Here’s what to do
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D-Link’s DI-514 802.11b router. It was a perfectly cromulent router for its time… but those were dark days, friend, dark days indeed. (credit: source unclear, GNU Free Documentation License.) Website driveby attacks that try to boobytrap visitors’ routers are alive and well, according to antivirus provider Avast, which blocked more than 4.6 million of them […]

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Cook your burgers well this weekend: Beef tied to massive E. coli outbreak
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Enlarge / Organic hamburgers are grilled at a outdoor Farmer’s Market August 15, 2013, in Washington, DC. PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images (credit: Getty | Paul Richards) It may be safe to eat salad again, but tasty meatballs and juicy burgers are in for some side eye. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday […]

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Harman Esquire Mini 2 review: A slim Bluetooth speaker that travels well     – CNET
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The latest version of Harman’s svelte travel speaker has improved sound, battery life and USB-C charging.

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'Battlefield V' didn't sell as well as EA hoped it would
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Video game sales were particularly cutthroat last holiday, and it appears EA's Battlefield V was one of the casualties. The publisher lowered the outlook for its revenue this quarter after revealing that its sales in the last quarter of 2018 "did no…

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Well Water Likely Available Across Mars
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schwit1 quotes Behind the Black: A science paper released today and available for download [pdf] cites evidence from about two dozen deep impact craters located from the equator to 37 degrees north latitude that Mars has a ground ice table at an elevation that also corresponds to other shoreline features. The paper calls this evidence […]

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It Is Well Past Time for Elections to Be Online
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Tomorrow a minority of those who are eligible will take time off, drive through traffic, and wait in lines to take part in one of the most artificially annoying obligations of U.S. citizenship: voting. Many who make that inconvenient trek will treat the process like a multiple choice test they haven’t studied for, either voting […]

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Can Apple finish 2018 on a high note? We’ll find out Thursday
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Apple (NASDAQ: APPL) has had a great 2018. Even as the other FAANG stocks slumped, the trillion-dollar electronics company has continually satisfied Wall Street with quarter-over-quarter revenue growth. But will Apple’s momentum continue after it reports its fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday? The consensus, so far, is yes. Apple is expected to post revenue of $61.43 billion (earnings per share […]

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Forget Better Batteries, Nothing That Exists Or is in Development Can Store Energy as Well, And as Cheaply, as Compressed Air
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An anonymous reader shares a report: The concept seems simple: you just suck in some air from the atmosphere, compress it using electrically-driven compressors and store the energy in the form of pressurised air. When you need that energy you just let the air out and pass it through a machine that takes the energy […]

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