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Game of Thrones is clearly done taking its time. The amount of plot that happened in last night’s episode, “Home,” is staggering; it moved as fast as an old man being tossed from a bridge, and it hit as hard as Cersei’s zombie-knightmare Ser Robert Strong. It was almost too much, and that was before another final moment that I will be circumspect and merely call “gratifying.”Read more...

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It’s been eight months since New Horizons made its historic flyby of Pluto, but data keeps on trickling in from the intrepid space probe. Scientists have now produced a new composite map, creating the sharpest and most detailed look at the dwarf planet yet.Read more...

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Australia has a carp problem. According to Barnaby Joyce, the country’s minister for agriculture and water resources, managing the fish—also known as “Australia’s worst freshwater aquatic pest”—costs about $380 million USD per year.Read more...

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This year, the cicadas flooding the northeast will actually be 17 years old, due to the strange insect’s 17-year-long gestation period. Needless to say, lots of things have happened since 1999.Read more...

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Remember that part in the new Snowden trailer , where Ed sneaks data out of the NSA by hiding a memory card in a Rubik’s cube? Has to be bullshit, right?Read more...

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The deep web and its inner recess, the dark web—those less well-trodden parts of the internet beyond the reach of Google and Bing—are not for the faint-hearted or untrained. With the right tools, however, there’s little to fear and plenty to discover. Here’s how you can start exploring the deep web without having to worry about your digital well-being.Read more...

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Ewan McGregor throws water on Obi-Wan movie rumors. Jon Favreau may be returning to the director’s seat at Marvel. 10 Cloverfield Lane’s director heads to Black Mirror. Plus more Power Rangers filming, even more footage from Civil War, and a new clip from Agents of SHIELD. Spoilers get!Read more...

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You might not have as many close friends as you think. Researchers have provided new evidence that lends weight to a theory that says you can only maintain five close friendships.Read more...

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This story was originally published on December 8, 2015. Shortly thereafter, Craig Wright scrubbed much of his digital presence and disappeared for months—until May 2, 2016, when he publicly announced that he is the creator of Bitcoin.Read more...

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Radiohead has left the internet. The band seems to have removed its online presence, replacing its home page with a plain white screen, deleting its Twitter and Facebook history—and sending out hard copy leaflets in the post.Read more...

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The Australian businessman Craig Wright has published a blog post in which he claims to be the Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto.Read more...

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Hulu is said to be working on a live-streaming service that it would use to provide broadcast and cable TV channels like ESPN and the Fox network.Read more...

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I love my Kindle, but mostly because of Amazon’s warranty. In five years of owning Kindles, I have broken three, all entirely because of user error that involved a sharp force to the unyielding e-ink display. A new tech from China promises to put a stop to all that. Read more...

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John Whitney was one of the earliest pioneers of computer graphics, most memorably known for his work on the opening sequence of Hitchcock’s Vertigo. But even in this educational video for IBM in 1968, the distance that computer graphics has come is startlingly clear. Read more...

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Apple is known for harboring a bunch of design freaks, but did you know that you’re never meant to speak of iPhones, just “multiple iPhone devices?”Read more...

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DO NOT CLICK ON THIS UNLESS YOU’VE SEEN TONIGHT’S GAME OF THRONES. SPOILER WARNING.Read more...

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America’s ancient but venerable flying tank, the A-10 Warthog, is on the budgetary chopping block. Congress is fighting to keep it flying , and has laid out exactly what they want to see out of any potential replacement jet.Read more...

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When video surfaced of a hoverboard in action a few weeks ago—not those ones that roll around on the ground, but a hoverboard that actually flies—there were plenty of YouTube comments questioning its authenticity. It is most definitely real, and its creator just set a world record for distance in a hoverboard flight.Read more...

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In this short film, ‘Harlem Knight Fight’, Damion DiGrazia talks about a club that he joined: the New York chapter of the Armored Combat League, which looks like a sort of brutal medieval version of MMA fighting.Read more...

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Last night, SpaceX released some new information on what it will cost you to sent a satellite into orbit aboard their Falcon 9 or Falcon 9 Heavy rockets, anywhere from $62 to $90 million. Read more...

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Astronaut Tim Kopra is currently orbiting Earth as part of the Expedition 36 and 37 missions, and snapped this fantastic image of Ukraine’s Dnieper River as he passed overhead last night. Read more...

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Earlier today, Kenya set ablaze 105 tons of stockpiled ivory in a measure designed to discourage the poaching of elephants and rhinoceros in the country. The blaze is the biggest such blaze in history. Read more...

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While the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has officially ended , isolated cases have appeared in Sierra Leone and Guinea earlier this year, prompting worries that the virus will likely have a constant presence in the region. A new study brings up some additional concerns: the virus might lie dormant in survivors longer than expected. Read more...

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The FBI sent out a PSA just over a month ago warning us all about the risks of car hacking, but drivers in Michigan may not have to worry about that too much after all. If two new bills pass through the state’s Senate, hackers of electronic vehicle systems could face a sentence of up to life in prison.Read more...

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