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White Shark Cafe: Why sharks travel to this one spot

There’s a spot in the Pacific Ocean between Hawaii and Mexico where great white sharks hang en masse. This is the White Shark Cafe, and it’s not the plot of a fictional story – it’s a real place. Originally discovered 14 years ago by Stanford marine scientist Barbara Block, this year a team of researchers took the plunge to see … Continue reading

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California may ban terrible default passwords on connected devices

California looks set to enact a law that aims to protect connected devices against hackers. The state senate has sent Governor Jerry Brown draft legislation that could beef up security across the vast ocean of smart gadgets.

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Fortnite purple cube transforms Loot Lake into giant bounce pad

The giant purple cube in Epic Games’ hit battle royale game Fortnite has apparently reached its destination, a spot many fans had guessed would be the final resting place: Loot Lake. The map’s giant lake, home to small islands and an isolated house, is now a giant, gelatinous blob of purple bouncy magic. Fortnite fans watched the cube with great … Continue reading

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Mars trips may involve less radiation exposure than previously thought

There's no question that the first human mission to Mars will be extremely dangerous. Some studies have suggested that the radiation levels would exceed the maximum career dose for a given astronaut, greatly increasing the risk of cancer and other i...

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Nintendo Switch games just got a huge advantage for multi-console owners

Yesterday, Nintendo Switch Online launched, bringing with it classic NES games and paid online multiplayer.

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Programmable ‘skins’ turn any household object into a robot

When you think of a robot, a certain image probably comes to mind. Maybe it's on wheels, maybe it's a dog, but it's probably a sizeable electronic machine built specifically for a purpose. But what if you could create a flexible robot that could have...

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PlayStation Classic challenges Nintendo mini consoles with 20 PS1 games

Today, Sony announced the PlayStation Classic, a new mini console that comes loaded with 20 PS1 games.

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iOS 12.1 beta hints at a new iPad this year

If you were bummed that Apple didn't release a refreshed iPad Pro at this month's event, then code from the iOS 12.1 beta might brighten your day. According to 9to5Mac, there's a daemon embedded within the code that could contain the ability to sync...

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Connected Mom with Carley Knobloch

Connected Mom with Carley Knobloch

**Sponsored Content** School is back in session and that means families might be feeling a bit overwhelmed by all that’s on their plate…but smart devices and technology can help! Tech Lifestyle Expert Carley Knobloch partnered with a few of her favorite brands to help busy moms and dads stay connected and simplify their lives. Check out these cool and safe headphones for …

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Tesla to add dashcam feature to Autopilot version 9

Tesla is making some of the most popular EVs on the market, and one of the hallmarks of those cars is the ability for Tesla to add new features over the air. A new feature has been confirmed as coming to the next version of Autopilot by CEO Elon Musk via Twitter. According to Musk, a long requested and the … Continue reading

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