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Informal Transit Is Crucial for Some. Can It Weather Covid-19?

In Kenya’s capital Nairobi, business as usual has begun to return to the central commercial district, as pedestrians throng crowded streets where hawkers sell their…

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Razer Opus Review: Magnum Opus for Gaming Audio

I was afraid to go to CES this year. Thanks to post-traumatic stress and an anxiety disorder, big noisy crowds aren’t always a lot of…

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Sammy Hagar: ‘I Don’t Think I Ever Will’ Announce a Farewell Tour

While some rockers decide to go out with a bang, don’t look for Sammy Hagar to be throwing himself a party anytime soon. The Red…

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34 Years Ago: AC/DC Release ‘Who Made Who’

It was released as the soundtrack for the Stephen King film Maximum Overdrive on May 24, 1986, but Who Made Who was more than a…

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Inside the NSA’s Secret Tool for Mapping Your Social Network

In the summer of 2013, I spent my days sifting through the most extensive archive of top-secret files that had ever reached the hands of…

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Netflix’s Plan to Auto-Cancel Subscriptions Is Radically Sane

The general imperative of any subscription service is to wring a monthly payment out of you from now until the apocalypse. That’s the whole game….

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Now’s The Perfect Time to Start Using a Password Manager

Odds are that you, like the rest of us, are spending more time in front of a computer than you used to. You’re probably not…

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It’s Official: Study Shows Dr Google Really Is Wrong More Often Than Not

When people feel unwell, researching symptoms online is one of the easiest and quickest ways to find information that might be able to help explain…

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Scientists Just Watched Artificial Neurons ‘Speak’ to Real Neurons Using Light

Our neurons talk in melodies; understanding their rhythms has proved key to creating a new device that could join their conversations. Just as glasses can…

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The Building Blocks of Life Are Left-Handed, And The Reason Could Come From Deep Space

If you’ve ever looked carefully at the snails in your garden, you may have noticed a curious quirk. Most of their shells spiral in the…

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