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Disney Plus gets Zenimation short series of relaxing videos

Disney has released a new series on its Disney Plus streaming service, one that is filled with nothing but familiar scenes from the company‘s existing body of work. The only difference? The scenes, collectively called Zenimation,‘ replace the background music, dialogue, and other sounds, replacing them with realistic noises that you can use to relax or play as background noise. Continue reading

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Pac-Man Live Studio is a new Amazon game that lives on Twitch

Following the launch of Amazon Game Studios‘ team-based shooter Crucible earlier in the week, the company is back with the announcement of another game, this one seemingly destined for Twitch. Amazon has revealed Pac-Man Live Studio, a new game that‘s being made for Pac-Mans 40th anniversary. Pac-Man Live Studio will offer up three different modes, including one that will have Continue reading

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Netflix‘s canceled Tuca & Bertie animation revived by Adult Swim

In July 2019, it was revealed that Netflix declined to renew the then-new adult animated show Tuca Bertie for a second season. The news was surprising as most Netflix shows usually get two or three seasons under their belt before being canceled. In a surprising turn of events, the show will live on, but its new home will be Continue reading

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This stunning concept makes it clear: Mazda needs a halo car

PlayStation gamers are about to get their hands on something Mazda fans have been demanding for years: a no-holds-barred halo car to do the Japanese automaker proud. Revealed this week, the Mazda RX-Vision GT3 borrows a modern-classic concept name and gives it a Gran Turismo Sport twist. Problem is, digital just isn‘t good enough. You‘d be forgiven if Mazda slipped Continue reading

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Steam Top PC games list for April 2020 is a real odd bag

Today we‘re taking a peek at the Steam Top Release list for April 2020, released here on the 22nd of May, 2020. This list includes a very strange assortment of games, some for kids, some for adults and there‘s a golf game too. As it was with all previous releases, the Top Steam Releases list for April 2020 was compiled Continue reading

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Epic Games Store next two free games have leaked and they‘re big

It‘s been a big couple of weeks for the Epic Games Store and its users. Last week, Epic served up Grand Theft Auto V for free to anyone with an Epic account (assuming those users had two-factor authentication turned on as well). The response to that was so huge that it brought the Epic Games Store to its knees for Continue reading

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Bleached coral seems to be fixing itself with neon pigment shields

In its healthy state, coral is yellow-brown, green, red, and generally a variety of tones that feel natural to our human eyes. In its healthy state, coral‘s yellow-brown symbiotic pigments allow the absorption of blue light. Bleached coral is caused by temperature, light, pollution (like carbon), and other disruptions. Recent investigations into bleached coral‘s revealed some odd changes in the Continue reading

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Rolls-Royce made a 1:8 scale Cullinan SUV that costs more than a real car

Rolls-Royce has a new model, quite literally in fact, with a shiny scaled-down version of the Cullinan SUV that will cost you as much as a brand new - and full-sized - Toyota Yaris. The latest hand-finessed frippery from the British automakers boutique, the 1:8 scale Cullinan is astonishing in its level of detail - though then again perhaps that‘s Continue reading

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Antarctic snow is turning green and climate change is to blame

Antarctica‘s iconic white terrain is turning green, and the problem is only going to get worse, scientists warn, as climate change wreaks havoc on some of the most distant areas of the Earth. Green snow algae is proving a stubborn addition to the Antarctic Peninsula coast, a new study has shown, and rising temperatures suggest greater spread is likely. Researchers Continue reading

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Microsoft: ‘massive‘ PC hacking campaign used COVID-19, Excel files

Microsoft delivered a news alert today tipping a massive phishing campaign using COVID-19 and Excel files to hook in unsuspecting users. Much like MOST phishing campaigns, users could avoid any harmful nonsense by avoiding downloading attached files or entering personal information prompted by email. This email campaign began on May 12, 2020, and posed as the Johns Hopkins Center to Continue reading

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This NVIDIA AI remade Pac-Man and that‘s bigger than you think

The legendary arcade game Pac-Man is turning 40 years old this year, and to celebrate, NVIDIA has trained its GameGAN AI to recreate the iconic title. That might seem like an easy task on the surface, but what‘s impressive about NVIDIA‘s project is that GameGAN is recreating Pac-Man without the help of a game engine or Pac-Mans code. Instead, the Continue reading

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WhatsApp beta update adds real security and QR codes

The next major update for WhatsApp will add some real encryption for chat history in iCloud. That‘s not to say that WhatsApp was necessarily unencrypted in any other way in the past, but this newest update adds a key component to the mix, specifically for iOS user. There‘s also a QR code element that‘ll soon - we can only cross Continue reading

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Tesla Model 3 convertible makes the EV that Elon Musk won‘t build

Tesla doesn‘t make a convertible Model 3, but that doesn‘t mean you can‘t enjoy the wind in your hair in Elon Musk‘s smallest car - as long as you have the budget for it. The Model 3 has already come in for some interesting mods, not least a pickup version, but now one customs company has sliced the top off Continue reading

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Fortnite will screen an entire Nolan movie this summer

Yesterday, Epic started showing the trailer for Christopher Nolan‘s new movie Tenet within Fortnite. Those playing Party Royale mode can stop by the big screen at the top of every hour until 8 PM ET today to catch the trailer, but it turns out that Epic‘s team up with Nolan doesn‘t begin and end with this Tenet trailer. In fact, Continue reading

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Samsung 2020 TV and soundbar range detailed for eyes, ears & wallet

Samsung‘s headline TV for 2020 may be its weatherproof The Terrace intended to take 4K out into your garden, but that‘s not the company‘s only new model for the year. The Samsung Lifestyle 2020 series of more design-focused sets is getting an expansion with new Frame and Serif models, while there are also a whole pallet-load of new soundbars for Continue reading

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Purdue researchers create a smartphone app to help assess anemia

One of the methods that doctors use to diagnose the condition known as anemia is by looking at the person‘s eyelid and judging its redness, which indicates the number of red blood cells. The challenge for doctors is that the simple test isn‘t precise enough to give a diagnosis without drawing a blood sample from the patient. Researchers at Purdue Continue reading

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These new Pixel 3a deals bridge the Pixel 4a delay nicely

Google‘s Pixel 4a is coming, and do you may not be surprised so see that means some great Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL deals as the last of the old stock gets moved off the shelves. Though the Pixel 3a was launched last year, and based off Google‘s previous-generation flagship, that‘s not to say it‘s a phone that should Continue reading

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NVIDIA GeForce NOW streaming adds some heavy hitters

Another week, another batch of PC games added to NVIDIA‘s streaming list. As if to prove naysayers wrong, the graphics tech giant is sticking to its promise of announcing week after week the new titles that will be available for streaming on its GeForce NOW service. If last week‘s addition left you feeling unimpressed, this week‘s roster could perk you Continue reading

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MINI Oxford Editions are available to all

MINI USA has announced that the value-oriented MINI Oxford Edition is available to all consumers in the United States. The automaker has also added the 2020 MINI Countryman Oxford Edition to the line joining the two-door and four-door Oxford Edition models and giving customers more value, substance, style, safety, and fun. The Oxford Edition was previously only available to current Continue reading

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DJI Mavic Air 2 iFixit teardown would put smartphones to shame

iFixit is perhaps best known for taking apart phones, tablets, and laptops but, from time to time, it also tries to take a peek inside that other marvel of consumer technology, commercial drones. The launch of DJI‘s latest flying robot and the free time that iFixit experts now have on their hands seems like the perfect opportunity (or excuse) to Continue reading

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Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept is debuting in Gran Turismo Sport for PS4

Do you remember the Mazda RX-Vision Concept car? It debuted at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show and is probably one of the most exciting, beautiful, and awe-inspiring concept vehicles we‘ve seen in a while. And while the car world awaits the reincarnation of Mazda‘s rotary-powered halo car, the Hiroshima-based carmaker is debuting the RX-Vision in Gran Turismo Sport for the Continue reading

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Researchers find that bumblebees damage plant leaves to accelerate flower production

The bumblebee is a critical part of the pollination process that helps plants and flowers grow. Scientists at ETH have demonstrated an interesting way that bumblebees damage plant leaves to accelerate flower production when pollen is in short supply. The researchers found that bumblebee workers use their mouths to pierce the leaves of plants that haven‘t flowered yet and that Continue reading

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Facebook Messenger Safety Notices will warn you of scams, suspicious people

Uncertain and desperate times bring out the best and the worst of people. While there will always be those who will go out of their way to be humanity‘s brightest stars, there are others that exemplify mankind‘s biggest weaknesses. While we always need to be on guard against such malicious agents, it‘s not always possible to defend one‘s self against Continue reading

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Triumph Scrambler 1200 Bond Edition is Agent 007‘s ride of choice

The Triumph Scrambler 1200 Bond Edition is ready for the spotlight. This newest ride is Agent 007‘s motorcycle of choice in No Time to Die, the latest James Bond flick which was supposed to be shown about a month ago. And while the release of No Time to Die is postponed until November 2020, it‘s time for the Triumph Scrambler Continue reading

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