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Elon Musk‘s Mars rocket may be about to lose half of its engines

Downscaling the Mars booster suggests that Musk may be bending toward reality.

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Elon Musk drops an important hint about his revised Mars rocket

Downscaling the Mars booster suggests that Musk may be bending toward reality.

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Hour of Devastation review: The evil elder dragon god-pharaoh has arrived. RIP.

Plus, a look at the major changes coming to future Magic: the Gathering sets.

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Season 2 of Stranger Things looks even creepier and more intense

The Upside Down is back, and it looks like it‘s about to eat the world.

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First glimpse of Steven Spielberg‘s new movie, Ready Player One

This trailer introduces us to a VR dystopia, and has the greatest soundtrack ever.

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New book explores how protesters-and governments-use Internet tactics

The protest frontiers are changing. An entrenched researcher explains why they work.

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Twitter and Tear Gas book explores new world of online protests

The protest frontiers are changing. An entrenched researcher explains why they work.

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Maybe The Americans is quietly a technophile love letter to the 1980s

Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg talk handheld football, spy tech, mail robot, and more.

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Dockless bike sharing lands in Seattle-and leads us down unsavory alleyways

Now in Seattle: two services, 1,000 bikes, and a shoulder shrug at helmet laws.

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Level up: How video games evolved to solve significant scientific problems

Science, your chance to use all that time spent gaming for the greater good.

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We‘ve screwed up the coasts so badly that an invasive species is a plus

When native species are gone, an invasive one can provide ecosystem services.

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German energy company wants to build flow batteries in old natural gas caverns

Research for a massive redox flow battery is underway.

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Why are so many pre-existing IPs turning to TV? It‘s complicated

At ATX Television Fest, execs discuss why familiar franchises keep hitting small screens.

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You still cannot vape on US inbound, outbound flights

Statute barring smoking "covers these devices," divided federal appeals court says.

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No vaping for you on inbound or outbound US flights, court rules

Statute barring smoking "covers these devices," divided federal appeals court says.

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Teleportation is murder: Old trope gets new twist in The Punch Escrow

Already optioned for film, this smart, hard sci-fi thriller checks off a lot of boxes.

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Human liver cells seeded in mouse expands 50-fold to functional organoid

Scientists work out the cellular assembly for seeding a whole new organ.

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Mice grow their own miniature human livers with organ starter kit

Scientists work out the cellular assembly for seeding a whole new organ.

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Family of dead AlphaBay suspect says he was a ‘good boy‘

Alexandre Cazes, 26, also apparently spent a lot of time in a "pickup artist" forum.

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Amazon will pay full price to US retailers to boost its inventory [Update]

Faster shipping and delivery means happier customers, even if Amazon takes a loss.

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Senator blasts FCC for refusing to provide DDoS analysis

FCC is either too secretive or is unprepared for future attacks, senator says.

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Verizon accused of throttling Netflix and YouTube, admits to ‘video optimization‘

Verizon claims mobile video experience not affected; some customers disagree.

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Microsoft‘s secret weapon in ongoing struggle against Fancy Bear? Trademark law

"RedirectingStrontium domains will directly disrupt current Strontium infrastructure."

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Microsoft targets Fancy Bear‘s domains in trademark lawsuit

"RedirectingStrontium domains will directly disrupt current Strontium infrastructure."

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