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Daily Deal - Medieval Kingdom Wars, 30% Off

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Today's Deal: Save 30% on Medieval Kingdom Wars!*

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*Offer ends Monday April 8th at 8AM Pacific Time
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Daily Deal - Bayonetta, 75% Off

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Today's Deal: Save 75% on Bayonetta!*

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*Offer ends Tuesday at 10AM Pacific Time
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Build a yoga room to save you from your smartphone

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Science Everything you need to stretch and take an hour off from the notification onslaught. Here’s what you need to get started on the path to a stretchier body. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2FEzGXe"

Daily Deal - Death's Gambit, 50% Off

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Today's Deal: Save 50% on Death's Gambit!*

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*Offer ends Monday at 10AM Pacific Time
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Daily Deal - Command Franchise Sale, up to 67% Off

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Today's Deal: Save up to 67% on the Command Franchise!*

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*Offer ends Monday at 10AM Pacific Time
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How to enable 'dark mode' everywhere

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DIY The guide to a more soothing visual experience on Android, iPhone, Windows, Youtube, Reddit, Slack, and more. Black text on a white background isn’t just boring, it’s blinding. When you’re using your phone or computer at night, the last thing you need is a bright screen torching… via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2JTdC0n"

58 percent off a quadcopter drone and other great deals happening today

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Gadgets The low-down on the day's best discounts. PopSci is always on the lookout for today's best deals. Our lists will be updated throughout the day, so check back to see if stumbled upon any awesome new discounts. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2YzO5ww"

Apple killed AirPower because a dead product is better than a bad one

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Gadgets Apple has "high standards" and couldn't get this wireless charging pad to meet them. RIP AirPower. We never even knew you. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2FFnGV4"

Quantum teleportation is real, but it's not what you think

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Science A commute so quick you could just die. A neat trick known as quantum teleportation could be the secret to super-secure data transfers—but it won't get you to work. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2WBzz5B"

Dual rotors could make the Defiant one of the world's fastest helicopters

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Technology This machine will challenge the way you think about chopper design. The Defiant sports a coaxial design and big pusher propeller in the back, for speed. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2FJpIox"

See what happens when tapeworms infest your brain

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Health A tragic case report shows the horrifying result when tapeworms don't stay confined to your intestines. Tapeworms are revolting no matter where you find them, but at least in your gut they’re where they belong. We are, unfortunately, their primary host and, as parasites,… via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2TI9HDh"

A mysterious disease is ravaging Florida's coral, and now it might be spreading elsewhere

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Environment Even if it's not stony coral tissue loss disease, the reefs are in trouble. Recent reports suggest that stony coral tissue loss disease, which has ravaged Florida reefs over the last half-decade, has moved into the Caribbean. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2UigJmh"

Last week in tech: New Apple services, a super-strong robotic ostrich, and more

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Technology This isn't just content—it's content plus. Look back at all the week's big news stories and check out the latest edition of the Techathlon podcast. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2YzA6Xr"

Daily Deal - Nobunaga's Ambition Franchise Sale, up to 40% Off

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Today's Deal: Today is Nobunaga's Ambition's Day in Japan. Save up to 40% on the Nobunaga's Ambition Franchise!*

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*Offer ends Sunday at 10AM Pacific Time
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Daily Deal - BIGBEN Publisher Sale, up to 90% Off

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Today's Deal: Save up to 90% during the BIGBEN Publisher Sale!*

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*Offer ends Sunday at 10AM Pacific Time
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Keeping up with climate change: the latest news in one place

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Environment 10 things we learned about climate change this month. The climate is changing fast. Here's everything you need to keep up with environmental science. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2tIpBmg"

Four food pranks for office life on April 1

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DIY Be amusing, not irritating. We love pranks as much as anybody, but in an office environment there’s a fine line between funny and annoying. That’s why we’ve drawn up this short list of simple,… via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2JOHoTS"

The FDA is finally updating its decades-old mammogram standards

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Health Radiologists must now report a patient's breast density, which can complicate diagnosis. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced this week that it is proposing regulations which would require that patient reports include additional information about… via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2uw4uEp"

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

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An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:

Improved how vote kicks work in matchmaking to reduce potential for abuse
Fixed a case where vote-kicked players could rejoin a match
Added Asian BBall Cup tournament medals
Updated model/materials for the Rasslabyxa Cup Helper medal
Updated RETF2 Retrospective finalist medals to be paintable
Updated localization files
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Earth's most invasive species is a frog-killing fungus

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Environment The international pet trade has helped a fungal infection spread to 501 species of amphibians. A new study, published Thursday in Science quantified the global death toll of the amphibian-killing fungus, chytridiomycosis, which has infected at least 501 distinct… via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2TG033O"

The president wants NASA back on the moon by 2024—a risky and unrealistic request

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Space We'll need more money, more time, or both. At the fifth meeting of the National Space Council, and nearly 50 years after the Apollo 11 moon landing, Vice President Mike Pence said a 2028 deadline for another moon… via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2U0nv0O"

Rising temperatures will help mosquitos infect a billion more people

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Nexus Media News "Plain and simple, climate change is going to kill a lot of people." New research indicates that climate change could result in one billion new cases of infectious diseases globally by century's end. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2UZDIQc"

How to pick the perfect seat in a movie theater for sound and picture

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Technology You paid a lot to get into the theater, make sure it's worth the price of the ticket. If you want Thanos to look and sound just right, pick your spot carefully. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2I3GvUK"

Weekend Deal - Kingdom Come: Deliverance, 50% Off

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Save 50% on Kingdom Come: Deliverance as part of this week's Weekend Deal*!

*Offer ends Monday at 10AM Pacific Time
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Daily Deal - Dakar 18, 50% Off

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Today's Deal: Save 50% on Dakar 18!*

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*Offer ends Saturday at 10AM Pacific Time
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Daily Deal - Visage, 20% Off

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Today's Deal: Save 20% on Visage!*

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*Offer ends Saturday at 10AM Pacific Time
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Now Available on Steam Early Access - Risk of Rain 2

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Risk of Rain 2 is Now Available on Steam Early Access!

The classic multiplayer roguelike, Risk of Rain, returns with an extra dimension and more challenging action. Play solo, or team up with up to four friends to fight your way through hordes of monsters, unlock new loot, and find a way to escape the planet.
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This woman's genetic mutation shields her from pain and anxiety

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Health Her case could help researchers find new ways to alleviate depression. When a 66-year old woman at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness, Scotland, told her doctor that her severely arthritic hand was painless both before and after her operation,… via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2FGxH5Z"

Picture This: Caught Our Eyes: Solving a Stork Mystery

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Caught Our Eyes: Solving a Stork Mystery
By Barbara Orbach Natanson

Perhaps it's the impending arrival of April 1, but my first thought upon looking at this photo, placed on our "Caught Our Eyes" sharing wall by reference librarian Jon Eaker, was that it was an April Fool's joke.[Photo captioned "Congressional Speaking Class"]. Photo by Harris & Ewing, ca. 1939. https://ift.tt/2JN613f As is sometimes the case with photos in our Harris & Ewing collection, where captions range from very fulsome to non-existent, the photo is somewhat of a mystery. The title that came with caption data received with the collection, "Congressional Speaking Class," seems to have very little to do with this leggy stork. There are other photos with a similar title in the collection that seem to show just what the title suggests. For example:Congressional Speaking Class. Photo by Harris & Ewing, ca. 1939. https://ift.tt/2UdTav3 One title provides more detail, in…

The extra lenses in your smartphone's camera, explained

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Technology Dual-lens? Triple-lens? Do more lenses matter? The differences between ultrawide, telephoto, and depth explained—and how many lenses are too many. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2TFwbo4"

What will it take for humans to trust self-driving cars?

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Cars They're coming—but are we ready to let a computer take the wheel? Autonomous cars could prove safer than fickle human drivers. There's just one problem: we have to be willing to hand over control. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2HXVAas"

Grabbing hold and letting go: The exploding bolts that bring us to space

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Space The story of heroic fasteners that will get us to the moon and back. It'll take millions of pounds of rocketry to get humans back to the moon, but only 20,000 will return home. We'd get nowwhere without a group of exploding bolts. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2CFRhxe"

Through the Executive Lens: Prioritizing Application Security Vulnerabilities

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It’s an old axiom in the security business that your security is only as good as your weakest link. Today, as the number of security threats and attack vectors continues to grow, so too does the number of tools security teams have at their disposal to find and block them. Also growing is the pile of data that security teams must sift through to identify where their systems might be vulnerable. Given all the data, how do you prioritize your efforts?First, a couple of statistics. According to Tim Clark, SAP contributor to Forbes, 84 percent of all cyber-attacks are happening on the application layer. The 2018 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) states that web application attacks were responsible for 38 percent of data breaches. And an IBM white paper states that “the costs of discovering defects after release are significant: up to 30 times more than if you catch them in the design and architecture phase.” Conclusion: Start by focusing on your application security initiati…