Category: Weird

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Crypto.com Finally Admits It Lost $30 Million in a Hack

As Russia continues to teeter on the brink of invading Ukraine, IT administrators in the beleaguered country and researchers have discovered destructive data wiping malware…

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Should You Get a Mac With Apple’s New Chips—or Stick With Intel?

In late 2020, Apple started rolling out laptops and desktops built with the company’s own ARM-based processors, similar to the ones it already uses in…

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Got an Invasive Army of Crayfish Clones? Try Eating Them

This story originally appeared on The Guardian and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Small, bluish-gray, and speckled, the marbled crayfish would be easy…

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The Best Ebook Subscription Services for Your Literary Needs

While an ebook subscription might sound ideal, you should take some time to consider the pros and cons of each one. These digital reading services…

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TikTok Has Created a West Elm Caleb Cinematic Universe

In the 2020 paper “TikTok and the ‘Algorithmized Self’” researchers argue the platform is different from other social networking sites (SNS) because it’s less about…

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Meta and Twitter’s NFT Landgrab Could Backfire

“Despite the positivity around NFT use cases, there’s a lot of distrust in the community—perhaps due to the anonymity of key artists and influencers, and…

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How to Order Free At-Home Covid-19 Tests

We’re nearing two years since we first grasped the scale of the Covid-19 pandemic. Despite the brief moment this summer when it felt like we…

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How to Shut Up Your Gadgets at Night So You Can Sleep

On top of the standard Do Not Disturb settings, you’ve also got some extra tools. In the case of iOS, from Settings pick Screen Time…

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Don’t Look Up Takes Aim at the Media

In the recent Netflix movie Don’t Look Up, a pair of scientists attempt to warn an indifferent public that a comet is about to crash…

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This AI Trainer App Wants to Make You a Faster Cyclist

TrainerRoad is a bit of an outlier in the universe of cycling training apps. It lacks the candy-hued gamer bling of Zwift, the off-beat humor…

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