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Gifts for runners braving the cold

Whether you’re on a woodland trail or a city street, some specialized running gear will make the winter workouts feel more comfortable. (Madara Parma/Unsplash/) Running seems simple enough: Put one
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‘Call of Duty’ season one update will launch December 16th

Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War launched last month and brought the shooter series to a new generation of consoles, and now its first major content update is about
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Bionic Eye Tech Learns Its ABCs

Jens Naumann was 17 when an accident sent a fragment of metal from a railway line flying into his left eye. Three years later, a metal sliver from a snowmobile
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The climate changed rapidly alongside sea ice decline in the north — ScienceDaily

Researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen have, in collaboration with Norwegian researchers in the ERC Synergy project, ICE2ICE, shown that abrupt climate change occurred as a result
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How to write a superb literature review

Credit: Getty Literature reviews are important resources for scientists. They provide historical context for a field while offering opinions on its future trajectory. Creating them can provide inspiration for one’s
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Trump signs order on principles for U.S. government AI use

December 4, 2020 The post Trump signs order on principles for U.S. government AI use first appeared on One America News Network. Source link
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Facebook’s Nick Clegg: Biden must unite global powers to shape internet amid China threat

Facebook executive Nick Clegg (left) has an existing working relationship with President-elect Joe Biden. Mark Wilson/Getty Images The biggest strategic tech challenge facing President-elect Joe Biden as he enters office
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The NIH’s Top Vaccine Maker Wants Warp Speed To Be the New Normal

Are you concerned about the effect that use of the new vaccines will have on ongoing and future trials? I think the ethics of keeping trials going even when a
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Why I invert the camera controls in video games: Empathy

Science is finally studying the beautiful minds of inverted gamers. Dr. Jennifer Corbett is the co-head of Brunel University’s Visual Perception and Attention Lab in London, and she’s planning to
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Making the workplace safer with innovative covid-19-fighting solutions

As businesses of all sizes welcome a fearful and anxious workforce back to the office, they are simultaneously challenged with ensuring a safe work environment. The stark reality facing business
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Bizzabo raises $138M for a platform that helps you build and run virtual conferences – TechCrunch

Conferences have — for better or worse (and if you’ve ever been trapped in a cavernous CES exhibition hall, you might say worse) — become a significant cornerstone of how
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Chinese food delivery giant Meituan had sales of $5.4B in Q3, up 29% YoY; Meituan's stock has nearly tripled in 2020, bringing its market value to ~$220B (Ryan McMorrow/Financial Times)

Ryan McMorrow / Financial Times: Chinese food delivery giant Meituan had sales of $5.4B in Q3, up 29% YoY; Meituan’s stock has nearly tripled in 2020, bringing its market value
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World’s Worst Copyright Troll, Richard Liebowitz, Suspended From Practicing Law

from the revealed-in-a-new-benchslap dept I had meant to write an update on the never ending clusterfuck that is copyright troll Richard Liebowitz last month, as things appeared to be going
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How to Share User Properties between Google Apps Script Projects

Published in: Google Apps Script – JavaScript The Properties Service of Google Apps Script is used by developers to store app configuration and user specific settings. The properties data is
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Protect Your Home With These Discounted Wyze Smart Security Cameras – Review Geek

Wyze Looking to ramp up your smart home security rig this holiday season? As part of a Cyber Monday sale, Amazon currently has the Wyze Cam v2 (in one and
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With the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine, Dry Ice Is Hot

That vaccine, the work of a partnership between Pfizer and BioNTech, is likely to be the first approved by the FDA. It is so delicate that it has to be
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Weighing in on chronic kidney disease

Previous studies have reported correlations between adiposity and chronic kidney disease, but it is not clear whether this is an independent association or if there is a causal relationship. To
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The Complicated History of Religion and Archaeology

The Temple Mount is one of the most popular destinations in the ancient city of Jerusalem. In Arabic, it’s known as Haram al-Sharif — “the Noble Sanctuary.” Considered the holiest site in
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34 Best Cyber Monday Video Game Deals (2020): Switch, Xbox, PlayStation

Well before Cyber Monday, there were tons of gaming deals swirling around the internet, like dust kicked up by the release of two new consoles: the PlayStation 5 and Xbox
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Best smartwatch: Five things to consider

What to consider when buying a new smartwatch. (Luke Chesser via Unsplash/) Current smartwatches offer cutting-edge breakthroughs: Easy-to-use operating systems with responsive touch screens, voice activation, seamless syncing with your
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