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You might not need a colonoscopy to be screened for colon cancer

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Health A less-invasive alternative still offers reliable results. Fecal immunochemical tests, or FITs, detect blood in stool, which is an early sign of cancer. They're a less-invasive alternative to colonoscopies, but they're not for… via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2VmZHjW"

First shots with Sony's new 135mm portrait lens that's built for bokeh

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Gadgets Our initial thoughts on Sony’s fast portrait and sports lens. We spent some time shooting with the FE 135mm F1.8 GM prior to its release. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2HaaXMT"

Learn to code with 73 hours of beginner-friendly training

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This 9-course bundle is now only $29. This 9-course bundle is now only $29 and offers 73 hours of beginner-friendly training to learn to code. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2IFbKYe"

Ancient poop is helping archaeologists understand a midwestern city’s demise

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Science The forensic feces files The Midwest was once the most happening place north of Mexico. But within 100 years, the district was largely abandoned. Now, ancient poop molecules are helping… via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2H2T2HD"

FarFarOut dethrones FarOut for farthest object in the solar system

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Space It’s the sequel we weren’t prepared. Last week, Carnegie Institution for Science astronomer Scott Sheppard announced he had just discovered an object that sits about 140 astronomical units away. They're… via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2Xql4CM"

Welcome to the age of electric motorcycles

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Technology With Zero's new bike and a forthcoming Harley, the field is getting fully charged. The new Zero motorcycle can hit 124 mph, travel 201 miles in a city, and has cellular connectivity,… via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2U5CtyE"

Daily Deal - HITMAN™ 2, 37% Off

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Today's Deal: Save 37% on HITMAN™ 2!*

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Daily Deal - Phantom Doctrine, 50% Off

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Today's Deal: Save 50% on Phantom Doctrine!*

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Updated: Desk stuff to make your workday more productive, cheerful, and disaster-proof

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Gadgets 20 seriously thoughtful picks for your workspace. When you start a job, you begin with a blank slate. Let your desk be a reflection of your work and yourself. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2qUmQQx"

Now Available on Steam - The LEGO Movie 2 Videogame

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The LEGO Movie 2 Videogame is Now Available on Steam!

Bricksburg is in ruins and Emmet's friends have been taken! Team up with Emmet and a host of heroic characters to save their friends from the strange inhabitants of the Systar System. Journey into outer space, discover new worlds, and test your Master Building skills.
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Now Available on Steam - Trials® Rising

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Trials® Rising is Now Available on Steam!

Explore over-the-top action and physics-bending motorcycle racing in the latest opus of the Trials franchise. With new tracks in exotic places all over the world and more ways to compete, Trials® Rising is the best one yet.
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WINDSHIFT Hackers Target Government Agency in the Middle East

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A recently discovered threat actor was observed targeting a Middle Eastern government agency on several occasions over the course of last year, Palo Alto Networks security researchers reveal. Referred to as WINDSHIFT, the surveillance-focused threat actor is believed to have remained unnoticed for a long time, and to have hacked other actors to re-use their malware, which helped it stay unnoticed. In a report from last year (PDF), Dark Matter said WINDSHIFT was observed launching sophisticated and unpredictable spear-phishing attacks against specific individuals and rarely targeting corporate environments.The group's Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs) were said to resemble those of Bahamut, a threat actor security researchers also linked to Urpage last year. Following a long recon period, which could take several years, the group would attempt to steal the victim's credentials by sending fake emails prompting the victim to reset their password for Gmail , Apple iCloud, …

WINDSHIFT Hackers Target Government Agency in the Middle East

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A recently discovered threat actor was observed targeting a Middle Eastern government agency on several occasions over the course of last year, Palo Alto Networks security researchers reveal. Referred to as WINDSHIFT, the surveillance-focused threat actor is believed to have remained unnoticed for a long time, and to have hacked other actors to re-use their malware, which helped it stay unnoticed. In a report from last year (PDF), Dark Matter said WINDSHIFT was observed launching sophisticated and unpredictable spear-phishing attacks against specific individuals and rarely targeting corporate environments.The group’s Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs) were said to resemble those of Bahamut, a threat actor security researchers also linked to Urpage last year. Following a long recon period, which could take several years, the group would attempt to steal the victim’s credentials by sending fake emails prompting the victim to reset their password for Gmail , Apple iCloud, Etisalat…

The Great Lakes may be souring just like our oceans

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Nexus Media News Carbon pollution could be turning the lakes more acidic. A lack of data has left scientists with more questions than answers. Pollution from cars, planes, factories, farms, and power plants is driving up the level of heat-trapping carbon dioxide. Some of that carbon dioxide is then dissolving… via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2SqZtGI"

The best new smartphones and gadgets from Mobile World Congress 2019

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Gadgets Couldn't keep up with all the new smartphone announcements from MWC? We got you. Catch up on the new gadgets showing up in Spain. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2ExCqGs"

Love the taste of whiskey? Thank an oak tree

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Environment Excerpt: The Flavor of Wood Woodland ecologist Artur Cisar-Erlach's latest book, "The Flavor of Wood: In Search of the Wild Taste of Trees, from Smoke and Sap to Root and Bark" debuts February… via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2EozQRZ"