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Golf gear for people who like to putter around the house

Save your carpet, hardwood floors, and neatly manicured grass from destruction and hit some balls along this golf mat instead. At 3 feet wide and…

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Reliable dash cams to witness a collision

Many people spend a great percentage of their time in vehicles. Commuters, touring performers, truckers, and delivery workers live out their lives going from one…

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Why Is Facebook So Afraid of Checking Facts?

A video laden with falsehoods about Covid-19 emerged on Facebook last week, and has now been viewed many millions of times. The company has taken…

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The Science of Temperature Is Weirder Than You Think

The point I’m making in this section is that it’s super easy to make things hot—because it’s probably going to happen anyway. No matter what…

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Sporadic Fainting Sends a Woman to the Hospital. What’s Causing Her Lights to Go Out?

This article appeared in the June 2020 issue of Discover magazine as “Downward Spiral.” Subscribe for more stories like these. Tegan, a middle-aged elementary schoolteacher,…

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COVID-19 Roundup: Queen to Stream Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert

Queen announced that the Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert, which took place in London in 1992, will be streamed on their YouTube channel tomorrow to raise money for the World…

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WATCH: FFDP Singer Ivan Moody Hilariously Tries to Learn Guitar

Five Finger Death Punch lead vocalist Ivan Moody is a man of many talents. But one thing he’d like to improve upon is his novice-level guitar…

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A Secret Space Plane is Carrying a Solar Experiment to Orbit

On Saturday, the US Air Force is expected to launch its secret space plane, X-37B, for a long-duration mission in low Earth orbit. The robotic…

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Scientists Have Discovered Huge Sabre-Tooth Anchovies From Prehistoric Times

Anchovies. You know ’em. Real piscine pipsqueaks. People put ’em on pizza. Before they were a polarising flavour bomb, though, anchovies used to be a…

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Why Has Covid-19 Hit Seniors So Hard?

It took six weeks, several long, frustrating phone calls, and a consultation with Apple Care before Laurie Jacobs got her 89-year-old father up and running…

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