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    China Sends 3 Astronauts to New Space Station in Its Longest Manned Mission

    China has sent three astronauts to work on its future space station in its first crewed...

  • When you already know the answer

    I first encountered the idea of Inner Simulators at a CFAR workshop. Credit to them, and...

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    Facebook begins tying social media use to ads served inside its VR ecosystem

    Everything we've feared about the Facebookening of Oculus and its virtual reality ecosystem is starting to...

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    A guide to living at a black hole

    Enlarge / Even with today's real estate boom, a supermassive black hole in the neighborhood has...

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    China Launches Astronauts to Space Station

    Continue reading the main storyThe crew, the first to launch since 2016, will begin what is...

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    A New Peloton Problem: Hackers Can Access Personal Data

    Hackers can access a Peloton user's bike camera, microphone and screen, security company McAfee reports. Shannon...

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    Tim Cook: Sideloading is “not in the best interests of the user”

    Enlarge / Apple CEO Tim Cook being interviewed remotely by Brut. Apple has been under a...

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    Why I Support the Haskell Foundation (retro on 15 years of Haskell programming)

    Just now·7 min readLast November at the Haskell eXchange conference, Simon Peyton Jones announced the Haskell...

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    What happened in the impact crater the day it did in the dinos (2019)

    Enlarge / This is "Liftboat Myrtle," which housed the drilling operation into Chicxulub Crater. Geology is...

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    Canadians who got AstraZeneca vaccine can't see 'Springsteen on Broadway'

    The show must go on. But if you got the AstraZeneca vaccine, you’re not invited. Canadians...

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    WSJ News Exclusive – U.S. Housing Market Needs 5.5M More Units, Sa (Cont)

    Construction of new housing in the past 20 years fell 5.5 million units short of long-term...

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    Mass-produced floating nuclear reactors using molten salt fuel

    Copenhagen startup Seaborg Technologies has raised an eight-figure sum of Euros to start building a fascinating...

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    What Happened to GE?

    GE is a mythic corporation. It was at one time the largest, most powerful company in...

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    California’s Progressive Anti-Housing Warriors

    California’s state legislature is currently considering AB 1401, a state bill that would prevent municipal zoning...

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    Forget Mesos and OpenStack, Hashi Stack Is the New Next Platform

    While a lot of software for creating and managing scale comes out of supercomputing centers, hyperscalers,...

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    U.S. Military Doesn't Even Track How Many Weapons It Loses,It Has Lost Thousands

    A damning investigative report published by The Associated Press today details how over 2,000 weapons have...

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    Sen. Manchin call with billionaire donors re fillibuster and Jan 6 commission

    West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin, in a private call on Monday with a group of major...

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    Okikio/animate the animejs-esque library built using the Web Animation API

    The Web Animations API lets us construct animations and control their playback with JavaScript. The API...

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    Improv Wi-Fi: Open Standard for Setting Up Wi-Fi via Bluetooth LE

    Improv is a free and open standard with ready-made SDKs that offer a great user experience...

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    Scientist Opens Up About His Early Email to Fauci on Virus Origins

    Continue reading the main storyIn early 2020, Kristian Andersen wrote to Anthony Fauci about the possibility...

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    A Composer Condemned Arson. Now No One Will Hire Him

    Until last year, Daniel Elder—a 34-year-old musician who lives in Nashville, Tennessee—had a promising career ahead...

  • Ohio Nuclear Bribery Scandal

    The Ohio nuclear bribery scandal is a 2020 political scandal in Ohio involving allegations that FirstEnergy...

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    Saving books by keeping them expensive (2011)

    1. During a recent visit to Cologne, I avoided the city’s most magnetic tourist attraction –...

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    Show HN: Animate Any Chess Opening

    Alekhine Defense - B02Alekhine Defense, 2. e5 Nd5 3. d4 - B03Alekhine Defense, 2. e5 Nd5...

  • Update to the FSF and GNU's plan to move IRC channels to Libera.Chat

    by Free Software Foundation Contributions — Published on Jun 15, 2021 03:45 PM Following our announcement...

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    Fifth US State Ends Marriage Under 18; UK Pledges to Do the Same

    Last week, a breakthrough in the global fight to end child marriage came when the United...

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    Science Fiction Novels for Economists

    "Wall of Books" by benuski, CC BY-SA 2.0Back in 2013 I wrote a post at my...

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    No one likes ads. So let’s do something about it

    Madison Avenue, we’ve got a problem. Creative is dead and the spreadsheets and algorithms murdered it....

  • How to Boost Self Esteem and Stop Procrastinating

    If I had to take a swing in the dark here I would guess that there...

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    Manufacturing next-generation electronics like they are T-Shirts

    Currently, electronics are mainly produced by subtractive processes like PCB etching which are unsustainable. Screen printing,...

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    4-Day Workweek Boosted Workers' Productivity by 40%, Microsoft Japan Says

    A sales clerk speaks with a customer in front of Microsoft Corp.'s display at an electronics...

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    Be Thankful That You Live in the Most Peaceful Era in Human History

    (Jonathan Bachman/Reuters) “Nearly a quarter of Americans have never experienced the U.S. in a time of...

  • Chevron Imprisons Lawyer Because He Beat Them in Court

    American lawyer, human rights activist Steven Donziger (born 1961) is an American attorney known for his...