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What Happens After a ‘Million-Mile Battery’ Outlasts the Car?

Electric vehicle makers hope to roll out super long-lasting batteries. That raises interesting questions about resources, performance—and a battery’s second act. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/what-happens-after-a-million-mile-battery-outlasts-the-car/ Droolin’ Dog…

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The Anthropause: How the Pandemic Gives Scientists a New Way to Study Wildlife

A group of scientists argue that the Covid lockdown, what they’re calling the “anthropause,” is an unprecedented opportunity to study how humans affect animal behavior….

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How to Get Safari’s New Privacy Features in Chrome and Firefox

Apple’s browser is getting serious about security protections. If you can’t or won’t switch, don’t worry: you don’t have to fall behind. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/get-safari-new-privacy-features-chrome-firefox/ Proactive…

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Why the Arctic Is Warming So Fast, and Why That’s So Alarming

When permafrost thaws, sea ice disappears, and wildfires rage in the north, the consequences extend to the rest of the world. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/why-the-arctic-is-warming-so-fast/ Droolin’ Dog…

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Why NASA Designed a New $23 Million Space Toilet

Later this year, astronauts on the American module of the ISS will be able to test out the toilet before NASA puts it on crewed…

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Sneaky Mac Malware Is Posing as Flash Downloads

Plus: OnlyFans pirates, a nasty Netgear bug, and more of the week’s top security news. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/mac-malware-flash-installer-onlyfans-pirates-netgear-zero-day-security-news/ Proactive Computing found this story and shared it…

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Meet ACE2, the Enzyme at the Center of the Covid-19 Mystery

Since January, scientists have published more than 700 studies to figure out the molecule’s link to risk for the disease—and to find possible treatments. Source:…

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Google Chrome Is Getting a Bunch of New Privacy Features

The next version of the browser will be more secure than ever. Here’s what you need to know. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/google-chrome-is-getting-a-bunch-of-new-privacy-features/ Proactive Computing found this story…

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Trump’s New Space Force Missile Might Be Too ‘Super-Duper’

To go that fast, it would need a ridiculous amount of fuel—and even then, it might never come back down. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/trumps-new-missile-is-too-super-duper/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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How Do Astronauts Escape When a Space Launch Goes Wrong?

SpaceX is preparing for the first crewed launch of its Crew Dragon capsule. Engineers have spent years planning for what happens if things go awry….

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It’s Not Just the Extreme Heat. It’s the Extreme Humidity

A new study shows rising humidity and temperatures are colliding in places like the US Gulf Coast, decades ahead of projections, and it’s likely to…

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Space Photos of the Week: Cassini’s Curtain Call

Before it crashed onto Saturn, the spacecraft captured images of the most photogenic planet in our Solar System. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/space-photos-of-the-week-cassinis-curtain-call/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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How NASA Certifies New Spacecraft Safe Enough for Humans

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule will be only the fifth American craft to be rated for human spaceflight in history. Clearing NASA’s certification process takes years….

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The 5G Coronavirus Conspiracy Theory Has Taken a Dark Turn

Though social networks have pledged to take more concerted action against it, the theory has continued to spread, inspiring a surge of attacks.  Source: https://www.wired.com/story/the-5g-coronavirus-conspiracy-theory-has-taken-a-dark-turn/…

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The Weird Partisan Math of Vote-By-Mail 

Research says that expanding mail-in voting doesn’t help Democrats. So why are Republicans so afraid of it?   Source: https://www.wired.com/story/weird-partisan-math-vote-by-mail/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Physicists Clear the Air With a Sweet Frickin’ Laser Beam

Fast laser pulses produce a shock wave in air that pushes water vapor aside. That clears channels in clouds for transmitting optical data from satellites….

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The US Supreme Court Rules That Laws Can’t Be Paywalled

The ruling over Georgia’s official law code sets an important precedent that will help secure the right to publish other legally significant public documents. Source:…

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Amazon Smart Oven Review: Don’t Let It Anywhere Near Your Kitchen

Connected kitchen gadgets are supposed to streamline cooking, but this one just gave me a headache. Source: https://www.wired.com/review/amazon-smart-oven/ Proactive Computing found this story and shared…

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Covid-19 Was Here Earlier Than Most Americans Thought. Now What?

Epidemiologists aren’t surprised that virus was spreading in the US in early February. But those early days offer lessons for how to catch the next…

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How to Make Better Coffee at Home

Stuck indoors with no espresso machine? Not to worry, these tips and tools will help you brew cafe-quality joe at home. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/how-to-make-better-coffee-at-home/ Droolin’ Dog…

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How Argentina’s Strict Covid-19 Lockdown Saved Lives

Being there in mid-March gave me a window into what it would have looked like had the US taken serious action from the start. It…

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