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New DLC Available - Galactic Civilizations III: Retribution Expansion, 10% off!

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Galactic Civilizations III: Retribution Expansion, all new content for Galactic Civilizations III is Now Available on Steam and is 10% off!*

What started as a crusade has become a war of retribution. Your civilization has uncovered powerful artifacts, discovered how to construct hypergates, encountered two new major civilizations, and much more in this exciting expansion to the award-winning space 4X game.


*Offer ends February 28 at 10AM Pacific Time

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Oral yeast infection medications may be risky during pregnancy

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Health And other treatments might be just as effective. Women who took the anti-fungal medication during the first trimester of pregnancy, at both low and high doses, were more likely to have a pregnancy loss, found a study… via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2Taaz7o"

11 household items you can use to take better photos

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DIY Pricey accessories are great, but sometimes the tool you need is only a junk drawer away. You may not be able to find a way to blast your way out of a collapsed tunnel with a salt shaker, a stick of gum and a handful of pushpins, but you’d be surprised the… via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2GSkAzw"

Dive into DevOps with 75 hours of certification training for $69

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Save hundreds on this comprehensive education. Save hundreds on this comprehensive education and dive into DevOps with 75 hours of certification training for $69. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2IuDn6e"

Why a Japanese spacecraft is firing a bullet into an asteroid

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Space And that’s actually not the craziest thing in store for this mission. About 180 million miles from Earth lies a tiny asteroid called Ryugu, with a diameter of a little less than 1 kilometer, orbiting the sun about once every 16 months. If… via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2Eo2CDe"

Scientists thought they lost the world's largest bee, but it was hiding in plain sight

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Animals This time, they GIFed it. The bee species Megachile pluto was first described by Alfred Russel Wallace in 1859, thought extinct for 120 years, rediscovered and now, finally, turned GIFed. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2NkyYSj"

Picture This: Caught Our Eyes: A Thought-Provoking Farm Security Administration Negative

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Caught Our Eyes: A Thought-Provoking Farm Security Administration Negative
By Barbara Orbach Natanson

Digital Conversion Technician Brittany Long added this image to our "Caught Our Eyes" sharing wall a few months ago, with a two-word comment: "Representation Matters."Unititled negative. Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Collection. https://ift.tt/2Sh2LfF Brittany encountered the image while working on a team that is going negative by negative through a segment of the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information (FSA/OWI) Collection to make new, high quality scans. She recently reflected on what struck her about this particular photo, offering a few more words:I really liked this photo because while working on the FSA project I really hadn't seen any photographs that would reflect the hardship of minorities during those economically challenging times. Also, if I can be frank a lot of the images were less engaging to look at until I…

Daily Deal - Galactic Civilizations III, 70% Off

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Today's Deal: Save 70% on Galactic Civilizations III!*

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Free Weekend - BATTLETECH, up to 50% off!

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Play BATTLETECH for FREE starting now through Sunday at 1PM Pacific Time. You can also pickup BATTLETECH for up to 50% off the regular price!*

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Weekend Deal - Starpoint Gemini Warlords, 80% Off

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Save 80% on Starpoint Gemini Warlords as part of this week's Weekend Deal*!

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This is how much your vacation costs, in trees

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Environment Real environmentalists take the bus. Depending on how you go, that road trip or jet plane could require a veritable forest of trees to offset. So we calculated just that. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2XeSR1w"

The White House is infested with flies

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Science This isn't the iconic building's first pest, or its last. There are multiple YouTube videos of Barack Obama swatting the large, persistent insects during interviews. Donald Trump has complained about the flies amidst tours… via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2VhxNWH"

The best rain gear for motorcycle riders

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Technology Motorcyclist magazine's top selections to help you stay dry during rainy rides. We break down some of the riding gear we count on when riding in the wet. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2EmlCSM"

How a zebra's stripes put bloodthirsty flies into a tailspin

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Animals This optical illusion serves a purpose. Why do zebras have stripes? Many have considered the classic quandary, Darwin included. Stripes could be camouflage, create herd-wide optical illusions to deter hungry… via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2SkjI93"

The Rise of Ransomware and the Consequences for SMBs

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Ransomware has been making a lot of splashy headlines over recent years with high profile attacks, such as WannaCry and NotPetya, dominating the news in large-scale breaches. While these massive breaches are certainly terrifying, the more common attacks are actually being inflicted across much smaller businesses, though on a large scale.Large enterprises have substantial IT resources and dedicated security teams working to protect them; therefore, they are more likely to survive an attack or prevent one from happening before any damage is done. Overall business detection of malware rose by 79% in 2018, with major ransomware exploits SamSam and GandCrab targeting smaller organizations like hospitals, city services departments and consumer networks.SMBs – Ideal Ransomware TargetsSmaller businesses may think that these attacks aren’t relevant to them. However, that would be far from the truth. SMBs tend to make ideal targets for cyber criminals because hackers are well aware that SMBs fr…

The Rise of Ransomware and the Consequences for SMBs

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Ransomware has been making a lot of splashy headlines over recent years with high profile attacks, such as WannaCry and NotPetya, dominating the news in large-scale breaches. While these massive breaches are certainly terrifying, the more common attacks are actually being inflicted across much smaller businesses, though on a large scale.Large enterprises have substantial IT resources and dedicated security teams working to protect them; therefore, they are more likely to survive an attack or prevent one from happening before any damage is done. Overall business detection of malware rose by 79% in 2018, with major ransomware exploits SamSam and GandCrab targeting smaller organizations like hospitals, city services departments and consumer networks.SMBs – Ideal Ransomware TargetsSmaller businesses may think that these attacks aren't relevant to them. However, that would be far from the truth. SMBs tend to make ideal targets for cyber criminals because hackers are well aware that SMB…