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A New Map Shows the Inescapable Creep of Surveillance

As they expanded the project’s scope nationally, Maass says, they tried to set the research teams up for happier hunting. By perusing GovSpend, an third-party…

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Kobo Nia Review: A Decent Kindle Alternative

Long after the rest of my family is in bed, I tear through New England beach romance novels about people with names like Hobby or…

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Massachusetts Launches Uber and Lyft’s Latest Legal Headache

On Tuesday, Massachusetts became the second state this year to sue ride-hail companies Uber and Lyft for treating their drivers as independent contractors rather than…

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Summa Faeryologica, Pt 4 – The Big Study

HEADING DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE TO ?????????????? I guess that I can’t avoid it any longer. It appears in this posting and the next, that…

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Is There a Mysterious Monster Lurking in a Kansas Sinkhole? – Kansas City

Sixty-seven years ago, an eighteen-year-old Mennonite farm boy from a tiny Kansas town had a lake monster in his sights. Albert “Bert” Neufeld fired two…

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120,000-Year-Old Necklace Contradicts Previous Theory Involving String and Neanderthals – Mysterious Universe

Archaeologists made an interesting discovery at the Qafzeh Cave which is located close to the city of Nazareth, Israel. In addition to the dozens of…

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Microsoft Warns of a 17-Year-Old ‘Wormable’ Bug

Since WannaCry and NotPetya struck the internet just over three years ago, the security industry has scrutinized every new Windows bug that could be used…

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Your Car Is Spewing Microplastics That Blow Around the World

When the world fully transitions from cars that run on dinosaur juice to cars that run on electricity, humanity will have eliminated a major source…

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Kano’s New Kid-Friendly Laptop Is Cheap and Repairable

Silicon Valley dreamers have long envisioned a world where every child is holding a laptop. It sounds good on paper, but it’s proven stubbornly difficult…

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Urban Arrow Family Review: The Best Electric Cargo Bike

One of the biggest surprises of parenthood has been dealing with the overwhelming amounts of stuff. Take going to the beach, for example. Before kids,…

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