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  • A rare caterpillar fungus, worth three times more than gold by weight, is at risk of vanishing due to the effects of climate change and overharvesting, a new study finds. Ophiocordyceps sinensis,  known […] The post ‘Himalayan Viagra’ Under Threat (...)

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  • Back in the day, Lego sets used to be relatively simple affairs — a couple hundred pieces, maybe a generic minifigure or two, if you were lucky you’d get like a hinge or […] The post Toy Tuesday: The Craziest Over-the-Top Lego Sets appeared first (...)

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  • Astronomers have proposed a new technique that could triple the number of known stellar-mass black holes. Formed by the gravitational collapse of a massive star, these black holes feature masses ranging from five […] The post Astronomers Propose New (...)

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  • If someone tells you to picture a spider in your mind, chances are you’ll think of a big hairy one, like a tarantula, crawling across a desert rock. But the truth is, spiders […] The post How Do Spiders Survive the Winter? appeared first on Geek.com. (...)

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  • In 2018, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration celebrates 60 years of space missions, cosmic research, and … missing artifacts. A new report from NASA’s Office of the Inspector General analyzes how the […] The post Report: NASA Lost (...)

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  • What part of “driverless school bus transporting children” sounds like a good idea? In late August, international public transport operator Transdev announced plans to debut the world’s first autonomous school shuttle at Babcock […] The post (...)

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  • Salty water below the surface of Mars could hold enough oxygen to support basic microbial life. New research published in the journal Nature Geoscience cites two recent Red Planet discoveries—heavily oxidized rocks and […] The post Martian Water (...)

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  • No matter who you are, whether newbie or veteran, your Windows system will eventually run into problems that aren’t so easy to diagnose. (It happens on other operating systems too.) When that happens, what do you do? You could hire somebody to troubleshoot (...)

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  • Even if you’ve never visited the site, you’ve probably heard of 4chan. Outside of the dark web, there are very few online communities that have generated as much controversy. Yet 4chan isn’t a backwater that’s only visited by nerds and geeks. (...)

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  • While most cooperative games have online functionality these days, there are still many that use the traditional, offline mode with a shared or split-screen. In a busy world, meeting up with friends to play local multiplayer games together in person (...)

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  • Creating your own t-shirt can be a great way to show a little bit of your own personality and can also make for a really thoughtful gift. Screen printing can seem like an overwhelming experience, so we’ve broken down each step for you. What You’ll (...)

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  • Third-party launchers for Android have existed for quite some time. But finding one that strikes the right balance between feature-rich and minimal is tough. However, Smart Launcher might just fit the bill better than any other option. Here are 11 reasons (...)

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  • No one likes to spend money on a printer. It’s one of the most mundane pieces of tech in any household. As such, it’s tempting to opt for a model at the cheaper end of the price spectrum. After all, printed text all looks the same to most people, (...)

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  • Many of us enjoy listening to music at work. But if you need to communicate with colleagues or be aware of your surroundings, it’s simply not possible to cover your ears. That’s where the True Wireless Bone Conduction Earphones come into their own. (...)

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  • It's finally happening! Four months after its announcement, the Asus ROG Phone is finally confirmed to arrive to the UK just days after it went for pre-order in Italy. The company sent out invites for a November 15 event, which will mark the start (...)

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  • As promised, Xiaomi just introduced the follow-up of its Black Shark gaming smartphone - the Black Shark Helo. And just like its predecessor, this one aims to impress with powerful internals and plenty of features at a competitive price. Black (...)

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  • Last year Samsung introduced its mixed reality headset called HMD Odyssey VR and a year later the company brought an update. The new iteration comes with some hardware improvements, aimed at making the usage more comfortable - the main one is a new screen (...)

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  • The Galaxy A7 (2018) was Samsung's opening salvo in the new multi-camera wars, a triple shot. The not-quite-flagship line has been boosting Samsung's sales and it gets special attention, including test driving triple and quad cameras before the next (...)

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  • The OnePlus 6T event was pulled forward, but only by a day. Still, German retailer Otto mixed up its calendar and published the page for the phone, price and specs included. The page has been taken down since, but the Internet doesn't forget. The (...)

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  • The iPhone XR is the third iPhone to be launched this year, after the iPhone XS and the iPhone XS Max. While the two iPhone XS models are nearly identical save for the size, the iPhone XR is a significant departure for the iPhone X series and possibly (...)

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  • Running benchmarks on smartphones is a good way to see which one does the number crunching faster, but that doesn't always match the real life performance. That's why it's always good to see a speed test, which aims to come closer to your everyday use (...)

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