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The best comedy podcasts right now

The best comedy podcasts right now

Do you like comedy? Love to laugh? Then take a look at our list of the best comedy podcasts available right now, from the satirical to the downright silly.
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The best true crime podcasts

The best true crime podcasts

Skip the hardboiled detective stories -- the best crime stories are true. We've curated a list of the best true crime podcasts to keep you up at night.
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French broadcaster posts obituaries of famous folks who are very much alive

French broadcaster posts obituaries of famous folks who are very much alive

Radio France Internationale has been left red-faced after it accidentally posted the obituaries of around 100 prominent figures who are still very much alive.
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The plan to suck CO2 out of the atmosphere and use it to rebuild Earth’s coasts

The plan to suck CO2 out of the atmosphere and use it to rebuild Earth’s coasts

Carbon capture and sequestration isn't necessarily a new idea, but scientists are currently mulling over a clever new way of doing it
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JPEG vs. PNG: When and why to use one format over the other

JPEG vs. PNG: When and why to use one format over the other

JPEG vs. PNG: Which is better? There are many differences between each format that make each better in varied situations. Learn more to determine what's best.
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YouTube is back after global service outage

YouTube is back after global service outage

YouTube says its service is up and running again after an outage that lasted several hours on Wednesday, November 11.
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These teachers aren’t just enduring the remote education era — they’re thriving

These teachers aren’t just enduring the remote education era — they’re thriving

After adjusting to the new normal of pandemic-are education, many teachers have discovered not only how to survive, but how to thrive in a virtual classroom

How to set up a VPN on your PS4

How to set up a VPN on your PS4

Want the advantages of a VPN on more than your computer or smartphone? Learn how to set up a VPN on a PS4 to access exclusive content and improve performance.
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How a hyperrealistic robo-dolphin is paving the way for animatronic aquariums

How a hyperrealistic robo-dolphin is paving the way for animatronic aquariums

Ex-Hollywood practical effects artist Roger Holzberg is on a mission to revolutionize aquariums. How? By replacing the animals with hyperrealistic robots
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Despite obvious dangers, autonomous killer robot tech is charging ahead

Despite obvious dangers, autonomous killer robot tech is charging ahead

Thanks to the proliferation of lethal autonomous weapon tech, the world's military powers are now engaged in an arms race that's increasingly difficult to stop.
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20 years in orbit: A video tour of the past two decades of life on the ISS

20 years in orbit: A video tour of the past two decades of life on the ISS

The space station celebrates 20 years of continuous human habitation on November 2, 2020. Here's what daily life is like on the orbiting outpost.
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Feeding astronauts is hard, so this startup wants to grow steaks in space

Feeding astronauts is hard, so this startup wants to grow steaks in space

Meat is a rarity in space. It's difficult to transport, and raising livestock in orbit is out of the question. But what if we could grow meat without animals?
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Alphabet’s Loon balloon sets new record for longest stratospheric flight

Alphabet’s Loon balloon sets new record for longest stratospheric flight

A high-altitude internet balloon operated by Google parent Alphabet has made its longest stratospheric flight yet, staying aloft for 312 days.
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How to share a Google Calendar

How to share a Google Calendar

Whether you're making a work schedule or arranging a family reunion, keeping everyone informed can be hard. Learn how to share your Google Calendar with ease.
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How astronomers study dark matter, the most mysterious substance in the universe

How astronomers study dark matter, the most mysterious substance in the universe

Most of the universe is made up of dark matter and dark energy, two things scientists have never detected directly. How do we study what we can't detect?
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Zoom launches end-to-end encryption, but with a catch

Zoom launches end-to-end encryption, but with a catch

Months after announcing a plan to introduce the feature, videoconferencing platform Zoom has finally added end-to-end encryption for improved security.
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Technology is easier than ever to use — and it’s making us miserable

Technology is easier than ever to use — and it’s making us miserable

Frictionless experiences have long been a top priority for interface designers, but the war on friction has led to some unintended consequences
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How to get around websites that block right-clicks

How to get around websites that block right-clicks

If you run into a site that keeps you from right-clicking and copying, there are ways around it - here are the top solutions.
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What happened to Vine?

What happened to Vine?

Vine erupted onto the scene, allowing users to share six-second videos. Vine quickly grew in popularity, but then it was shut down by Twitter -- what happened?
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The next presidential debate on Zoom? It may yet happen

The next presidential debate on Zoom? It may yet happen

President Donald Trump's positive COVID-19 test has prompted one of his campaign advisers suggesting the next presidential debate could take place virtually.
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Microsoft services recovering after going down globally

Microsoft services recovering after going down globally

Multiple web-based services operated by Microsoft went down for users around the world at around 3:30 p.m. PT on September 28.
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The key to farming on Mars might be breeding parasitic space worms

The key to farming on Mars might be breeding parasitic space worms

Future space crops could require protection from insect infestations, just like on Earth. Parasitic worms could be the answer.
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How Earth’s spacefaring nations are joining forces to build an asteroid defense system

How Earth’s spacefaring nations are joining forces to build an asteroid defense system

If there's one thing that all of the world's governments can agree on, it's that we need a plan to avoid an Armageddon-level asteroid catastrophe
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Four former eBay employees to plead guilty in bizarre harassment case

Four former eBay employees to plead guilty in bizarre harassment case

Four former employees of eBay are expected to plead guilty for their alleged role in a bizarre harassment campaign that targeted critics of the company.
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An old TV crashed an entire village’s broadband for 18 months

An old TV crashed an entire village’s broadband for 18 months

Residents of a village in Wales kept losing their broadband connections at the same time every day. The cause? One resident's aging television set.
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The time we almost nuked the moon

The time we almost nuked the moon

Near the middle of the Cold War, in the early days of the space race, the U.S. hatched a plan to detonate a nuclear bomb on the moon.
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Giant weights, liquid air, and beyond: How we’ll store energy in the future

Giant weights, liquid air, and beyond: How we’ll store energy in the future

In order for the world to transition to clean, renewable energy, we first need more ways to store power. Here's an overview of the best methods.
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Hispanic Heritage Month: Most influential Latinas in tech

Hispanic Heritage Month: Most influential Latinas in tech

Each year, Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated in the United States, beginning on September 15 and ending on October 15. Established in 1968, the celebration seeks to recognize the contributions and achievements of the Latin American community in this country.
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Scotch, lasers, and the multimillion dollar battle against counterfeit booze

Scotch, lasers, and the multimillion dollar battle against counterfeit booze

Counterfeit whisky is a bigger problem than you might think. Fortunately, laser spectroscopy is coming to the rescue. Here's how.
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Apple One subscription brings all of Apple’s services together starting at $15 per month

Apple One subscription brings all of Apple’s services together starting at $15 per month

The Apple One Service bundles Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, more iCloud storage, and more services starting at $15 per month.
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With coronavirus on campus, college freshmen face a disorienting orientation

With coronavirus on campus, college freshmen face a disorienting orientation

Addison Cross is a college freshman at Texas A&M who's learning the ropes as she navigates her first year at school.
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The best 2020 fantasy football rankings to help you draft your perfect team

The best 2020 fantasy football rankings to help you draft your perfect team

Currently planning your fantasy football lineup? Here are the latest expert rankings for the best fantasy football picks to help you draft your dream team.
NASA's Spitzer and Hubble Space Telescopes have teamed up to expose the chaos that baby stars are creating 1,500 light-years away in a cosmic cloud called the Orion Nebula.

How NASA’s top illustrators use data to draw invisible interstellar objects

How NASA’s top illustrators use data to draw invisible interstellar objects

Even with super powerful telescopes, many interstellar objects are difficult to get a clear picture of. That's where NASA illustrators come in.
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Google’s new Fundo app gives creators and fans a new way to connect

Google’s new Fundo app gives creators and fans a new way to connect

Fundo is a new app from Google that lets YouTube creators and other influencers easily set up virtual experiences and events for their fans.
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