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FDA warns biohackers over DIY gene therapy

Biohackers were on the receiving end of an FDA warning this week, one that advised DIYers that publicly available gene therapy kits are illegal.

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3D-printed bacteria ink could be used to treat burns

In a new study published today in Science Advances, researchers present a 3D-printable ink that contains bacteria and they say that depending on what species of bacteria it holds, the ink stands to have a number of useful applications. "Printing usin...

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Aria FXE is a 1,150 HP American hybrid hypercar

Does the world need another all-American hypercar? Aria Group believes the answer is yes, and the astonishing 1,150 horsepower Aria FXE is its answer. A hybrid with practically more power than it knows what to do with, the outlandish coupe was unveiled this week at the LA Auto Show 2017

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Teen claims he spent $10,000 on video game microtransactions

Amid the massive controversy surrounding microtransactions in games comes an open letter from Redditor “Kensgold” addressed to EA, DICE, and “other devs.” According to Kensgold, he is 19 years old and has spent about $10,000 on microtransactions in the past two years. According to the user, he burned through his savings by the age of 15, spending it all on … Continue reading

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This 4G LTE Extender could fix your bad Verizon signal

In a world with LTE Advanced and 5G just on the horizon, you’d think we’d be beyond furiously glaring at the signal bars on our smartphones and cursing poor coverage. Sadly just because carriers may be looking to next-generation networks now, that doesn’t mean you’ll necessarily get a decent signal at home or in the office.

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BLU goes silent

This week the folks at BLU Products aren’t having a great time dealing with a rather large mishap. They’ve released a software update for a phone which, in turn, locked up and/or destroyed all information within.

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Red Bull wingsuit flyers land inside a plane in mid-air

If you have never seen the Red Bull folks who jump off things and then use wingsuits to fly like birds, it’s very cool. It also looks terrifying, but it is as close to being Superman as a person can come. Normally these wingsuit crazies pop a parachute and float to the ground once they get too low.

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Jaguar XE SV Project 8 is the fastest saloon car in all the land

Jaguar has an awesome 4-door car that is insanely fast on the Nürburgring. Since the Jag hails from England, you can’t call it a 4-door, it’s a saloon

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Google Home Max launch isn’t going to miss the holidays

Apple has received an amusingly large amount of backlash over its decision to delay its HomePod launch past the holiday and shopping season. It seems that Google won’t make the same mistake with its equivalent Home Max speakers

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Google Search adds audiobook results with public library links

Search for a book in Google Search and the top results pane will now feature a section dedicated to audiobooks. As podcasts regain popularity, many people are turning their attention to audiobooks with renewed interest. Life is busy and audiobooks offer a way to “read” when you’re on the go, filling those daily commute hours or downtime at the office … Continue reading

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