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Researcher makes polymer that absorbs mercury pollution

Mercury is present at pollution levels all over the globe, including in lakes and oceans where it renders fish inedible. Cleaning up that mercury pollution isn’t easy, however, being too cost or time intensive to be practical in some places. A researcher may have come up with a solution to the problem, developing an inexpensive polymer that absorbs mercury out … Continue reading

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Nook GlowLight Plus is waterproof and has a 300ppi display

Barnes & Noble has just announced a new Nook, that e-reader brand that we sometimes forget still exists. The new model is the Nook GlowLight Plus, a follow-up to the original GlowLight, and while it might seem irrelevant these days, it has a neat feature that just might make it the perfect fit for some readers: it's waterproof.

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Garmin debuts new Forerunner fitness watches with heart rate monitor

The year of smartwatches continues to roll on, as a new set of fitness-focused wearables have just been announced by Garmin. This includes three new watches in the company's Forerunner line, all with GPS, heart rate monitoring capabilities, and features aimed at runners. The first pair is the Forerunner 235 and 230 (seen above), followed by the much more high-end … Continue reading

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Google Photos tops 100 million monthly users just 5 months after launch

Google Photos, the new cloud-based photo storage service that was spun off from the Google+ social network, celebrated a big milestone this week: hitting 100 million monthly active users. This comes only 5 months after the service debuted, seeing apps for the web, iOS, and Android released back in May

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The PS4 finally has an official Twitch app

Given how Twitch has become the go to platform for broadcasting game playthroughs and viewing such, you'd think it would be one of the first things the latest gen PlayStation 4 would have in its roster. While the PS4 did have the basic ability to broadcast and watch PS broadcasts, that was the full extent of Twitch's presence. Now, owners … Continue reading

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1956 Ferrari 290 MM by Scaglietti could be most valuable car Sotheby’s ever sold

Old and meticulously restored and maintained Ferrari’s are worth huge money on the open market. When you combine a rare Ferrari with a known racing providence, you get into an entirely different world of value

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Yahoo strikes up a search advertising deal with Google

Rivals make strange bedfellows, but that is exactly what's in store for Yahoo and Google, now a unit of the larger Alphabet company. Practically conceding defeat in its native advertising business, Yahoo has inked a deal that will let it earn an percentage of revenue harvested from ads that are displayed on its site

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Magic Leap shows off AR demo made with no special effects

Earlier this year, Magic Leap published a video that demonstrated its vision, no pun intended, for an augmented reality experience with a still unknown device. Back then, it was already a sight to behold, showing off what AR dreams are made off. That said, it was for all intents and purposes a concept video that showed what can be done

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Halloween’s surprise asteroid: who can see it

You may have heard: an unexpected asteroid has appeared, and it’ll be zooming by our planet on Halloween. The asteroid, called 2015 TB145, wasn’t spotted until October 10, and first surfaced in a NASA report. The asteroid is notable not only because of the date of its flyby, but also because of its distance.

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Both new and old Apple TVs get CBS and NBC today

Apple announced on Tuesday that two of the "Big Four" cable channels, CBS and NBC, are available on current (2nd) generation Apple TV boxes. However, there are some restrictions. CBS, for example, requires users to pay $6 a month for the CBS All Ac...

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