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The company has spent the equivalent of $12 million on political and issues ads across Facebook and Instagram since May, more than politicians like Beto O'Rourke and Donald Trump.

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Today Facebook is revealing its Messenger app's redesign, which has a bubbly vibe that a former intern dreamed up at his parents' house.

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By partnering with Reddit, Patreon hopes it can convert more Redditors into patrons, helping them discover and support creators on the platform.

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Even in a "Kids" profile violent content can show up when trailers autoplay. But there are ways to make it disappear.

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At our recent 25th-birthday celebration, we convened a who's-who of approachable machines for the friendliest robot uprising imaginable.

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People generate about 70 pounds of textile trash a year, which then sits in landfills for centuries. A new fiber would decompose much, much faster.

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North think its $999 Focals are the anti-Google Glass. But can it convince people to wear them?

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These are the three key things that any person should know about the nature of science.

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Getting the rest of the world online turns out to be harder than the UN anticipated, despite advances like mobile internet. Blame the patriarchy.

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You don't have to spend six figures—or even buy a shiny new car—to have a lot of fun with a battery.

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The upcoming PlayStation 4 game builds on Tetsuya Mizuguchi’s past work to get you as far out of your head—and as absorbed into the experience—as possible.

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The US may be leading the discoveries in AI—but Chinese entrepreneurs are better at implementing them.

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After using an app-powered sous vide wand to cook your Thanksgiving turkey in a temperature-controlled bath, you’ll never go back to roasting.

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From the energy-efficient way turkeys walk to the "invincibility" of a cockroach, critters serve as models for tech.

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What AI might be missing is a history. Do robots need to know who they are and where they come from?

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From Amazon to e-scooter startup Goat, more tech companies are figuring out how to provide the tools if you supply the services.

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Born way back in the atomic age, super-slippery Teflon’s impervious chemistry has stuck around.

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This isn't the way product releases should happen: quarter-­baked cookie dough that’s, what, just gonna finish cooking outside the oven?

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With flawless skin and symmetrical faces all over social media, the “beautiful people” are our peers. It’s enough to give you a complex.

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How organizers are using Silicon Valley–style tactics to get people (read: Democrats) registered to vote.

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When considered as a form of tech, paper has a killer feature set: It’s intuitive, it doesn’t crash, and it doesn’t need a power source.

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Instead of butane heat sources, Bodum’s Mocca uses the red-hot glow of its 430-watt halogen Beam Heater to bring the water to just below boiling.

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Fermented foods are products of a happy, scientific trial-­and-error process, and big-name chefs and home cooks alike are embracing this growing trend.

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Artificial intelligence could be the ultimate authoritarian tool. But one thing's for sure: Charging into an AI arms race against China is a huge mistake.

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