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  1. zacman

    Bugatti’s Chiron Clocks 305 MPH Thanks to Top-Notch Tires – Wired

    Environmental regulations may be pushing the auto industry to produce hybrid and electric cars, while consumer preferences demand high-riding, cargo-hauling SUVs and crossovers. But for some, raw speed still trumps all... Read more via Wired https://ift.tt/2Lg6oCa
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    General Health Vaping May Hamper the Lungs’ Ability to Fend off Infections – Wired

    A lot of otherwise healthy-seeming high schoolers and young adults are getting very sick. Since June, 28 cases of a mystery respiratory illness have been reported in Utah. Wisconsin has found 32 so far. Nationwide, more than 200 cases of patients with severe respiratory problems have been...
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    General Health Ebola Is Now Curable. Here’s How the New Treatments Work – Wired

    Amidst unrelenting chaos and violence, scientists and doctors in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been running a clinical trial of new drugs to try to combat a year-long Ebola outbreak. On Monday, the trial’s co-sponsors at the World Health Organization and the National Institutes of...
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    Gadgets & Tech Hackers Could Decrypt Your GSM Phone Calls – Wired

    Most mobile calls around the world are made over the Global System for Mobile Communications standard; in the US, GSM underpins any call made over AT&T or T-Mobile’s network. But at the DefCon security conference in Las Vegas on Saturday, researchers from the BlackBerry are presenting an...
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    Blockchain: The Complete Guide – Wired

    Depending on who you ask, blockchains are either the most important technological innovation since the internet or a solution looking for a problem. The original blockchain is the decentralized ledger behind the digital currency bitcoin. The ledger consists of linked batches of transactions...
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    Switching to Windows? These Are the Best Mac Alternatives – WIRED

    Another WWDC has come and gone, leaving in its wake an impressively powerful piece of hardware: the new Mac Pro. Though it will make some creative professionals happy, it’s $5,999 sticker price may send others looking for alternatives. Unfortunately, the while the Mac Pro leads the pack, many...
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    Gadgets & Tech All the Ways Google Tracks You—And How to Stop It – Wired

    You’re probably aware that Google keeps tabs on what you’re up to on its devices, apps, and services—but you might not realize just how far its tracking reach extends, into the places you go, the purchases you make, and much more. It’s an extensive set of data, but you can … Read more via...
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    General Health How to Teach Kids to Be Independent Thinkers – Wired

    Back in the ’80s, my daughters were known in our Tolman Drive neighborhood as the lemon girls. One day they noticed our neighbor’s lemon tree, and she nicely agreed to their plan of using it to start a business. They came up with a price (50 cents per lemon), and … Read more via Wired...