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The 20 Best Winter Boots That You Won’t Have to Break In

When it comes to winter boots , it's always hard to find a pair that checks off all the boxes—and that's the case when some simple pairs of water-resistant boots are more than enough, not even accounting for heavy-duty-boot climates. But the common denominator, no matter where you spend winter geographically, is that they have to be comfortable and stylish.

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Study shows why wombats poop cubes

A set of scientists in Australia studied a group of wombats that’d been run over by cars. The study, done exclusively on the digestive tracks of wombats “that has been euthanized following motor vehicle collisions” aimed to discover the truth behind a mysterious natural secret that’d plagued the minds of many for time uncounted.

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Windows’ built-in antivirus tool can run in a secure sandbox

Antivirus programs, by their nature, introduce a degree of risk. Since they have to scan malicious data to stop attacks (and thus need extensive permissions), a piece of malware that exploits antivirus flaws can typically run with impunity.

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Study warns climate change may bring major beer shortages

A study published in Nature Plants warns that climate change could lead to beer shortages, and those beer shortages could then lead to big price increases. The issue stems from drought and excessive heat that could drastically reduce barley crop yields, a vital ingredient used to make beer. Instances of severe climate change could reduce the global beer consumption by … Continue reading

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Spotify family plan crackdown threatens account sharing [Updated]

Spotify may crack down on friends sharing subscriptions to its more cost-effective family plan, demanding GPS location data from some of its users. The streaming music provider has offered a family plan since 2014, making it more competitive in mid-2016 by allowing up to six people to share a premium subscription for $14.99 per month. That’s far cheaper than it … Continue reading

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Apple’s latest show acquisitions include an elephant documentary

Apple's future streaming video service will have more to offer than a wave of dramas and comedies. The tech giant has bought rights to both the nature documentary The Elephant Queen as well as the animated movie Wolfwalkers

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ALMA snaps most detailed view of monster starburst galaxy ever

Scientists have captured a new image of a monster galaxy that is 12.4 billion light-years away from our own galaxy. The image is the most detailed ever taken of this galaxy and was captured with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA).

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5 Fall Trends That Aren’t Worth Your Money

It's fact: Trends are cyclical. And because of their nature to return time and again, there are also seasons when certain silhouettes, colors, patterns, etc.

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Fortnite Android performance issues addressed by Epic

Fortnite‘s Android launch has been a little bit messy thus far.

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Flashy and fiercely armored, new dinosaur shakes up old theories

When your fellow dinosaurs have big teeth and even bigger appetites, what’s a herbivore to do but develop some seriously impressive natural armor.

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