Category: Weird

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Vizio’s Rotating Soundbar Fills the Room With Great Surround

I watch so many movies and shows when testing TVs, soundbars, and various other home theater toys that I begin to get jealous of the…

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Stop Ignoring the Evidence on Covid-19 Treatments

Thanks to Twitter, you can now watch a doctor’s heart break in real time. Like everyone else, we’ve often made our feelings plain during the…

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New Algorithms Could Reduce Racial Disparities in Health Care

Researchers trying to improve healthcare with artificial intelligence usually subject their algorithms to a form of machine med school. Software learns from doctors by digesting…

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The Truth About North Korea’s Ultra-Lockdown Against Covid-19

Kim Jong-un acted quickly. On January 22, 2020, North Korea closed its borders with China and Russia to stop a new, mysterious virus from spreading…

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A Beginner’s Guide for Working Out at Home

I consider myself an athlete, but I don’t engage in any particularly impressive physical feats. I am not “cut” or “swole.” My superpower is consistency….

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The Secret Ingredient That Powers Supernovas

In 1987, a giant star exploded right next to our own Milky Way galaxy. It was the brightest and closest supernova since the invention of…

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Flash Is Dead—but Not Gone

On January 12, just after 8:15 am local time, computers started to malfunction at the Dalian Train Operation Depot in northeast China. The dispatcher’s browsers…

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How to Back Up Your Most Important Emails

To provide a safety net against most potential issues—an account hack, having no internet access, accidentally deleting messages—we’d recommend downloading messages to a desktop email…

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D&D Must Grapple With the Racism in Fantasy

“Orcs are human beings who can be slaughtered without conscience or apology.” This damning assessment of one of fantasy’s most ubiquitous villains comes from N….

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The Best Mouse for Every Kind of Gamer

Picking a gaming mouse is a very personal endeavor. Everyone’s hands are different, everyone’s preferences and needs are different, and we all play different games….

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