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The New Adaptation of ‘The Witches’ Is Almost Too Much Fun

The 2020 version does not make this capitulation. It keeps its mouse-boy in his furry form. Nevertheless, it conveys a distinctly un-Dahlian mood, adhering to…

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Trump’s Un-American Failure to Protect Internet Freedom

It was no quiet period for global tech issues. In 2011, Egyptian authorities shut down the internet amid pro-democracy protests; brutal military crackdowns on demonstrators…

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How to Use Blood Oxygen Data on Apple Watch, Garmin, Fitbit, Samsung

Even if you wear a sensor in the right spot, its readings can be affected by a whole host of factors. That’s especially true for…

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Why Is Everyone Building an Electric Pickup Truck?

The electric pickup trucks are here. Or almost here, at least. General Motors dropped a pretty penny to debut its new electric Hummer during the…

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Your Brain Prefers Happy Endings. That’s Not Always Smart

When the researchers compared the scans of participants, they found that those who most often correctly chose the pot with the most money had more…

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12 Cyber Threats That Could Wreak Havoc on the Election

Wednesday night, at a brief, hastily arranged press conference at FBI headquarters, four top US national security officials announced solemnly that they had evidence that…

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ClickHole Started as a Meat Joke. Can It Avoid Being Offal?

Apart from the Onion, very few dedicated humor outlets offer staff positions. Other prominent sites, such as McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, are essentially one-person operations relying…

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The TikTok Teens Trying to Meme the Vote

Joshi started making videos on TikTok a few months ago. She’d planned to spend her first semester at UC Berkeley registering students to vote on…

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The Tech Issues You Won’t Hear About at Tonight’s Debate

The 2020 presidential election is technological warfare. President Trump and Joe Biden are spending millions to deploy algorithms and target potential voters with their messages….

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How to Watch the Final 2020 Presidential Debate

Donald Trump and Joe Biden will meet for their final presidential debate on Thursday evening. This was originally scheduled to be the candidates’ third debate…

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