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Wildfire smoke is particularly bad for you—here's why

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Health Smoke from so-called 'prescribed burns' is less detrimental than smoke from wildfires. When it comes to health, not all fires are created equal, according to a preliminary study published this week—which found that smoke from prescribed burns affects… via Popular Science "http://bit.ly/2EJCdzJ"

Hate iCloud? Degoo makes Cloud storage easy and affordable

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Get lifetime cloud backup for $49.99. Hate iCloud? Degoo makes Cloud storage easy and affordable and you can get lifetime cloud backup for $49.99. via Popular Science "http://bit.ly/2XmCZdi"

A bizarre new theory connects supernovae explosions with humans' ability to walk upright

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Space We're going to need some more evidence. Things from space can have quite the impact on the lifeforms trying to chill here on Earth. The most obvious example of this is the meteor impact that casually wiped out… via Popular Science "http://bit.ly/2QFcFZi"

Eco-friendly packaging could be poisoning our compost

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Environment After a study uncovered PFAS in compost, regulators in Washington moved to ban this class of synthetic compounds. Per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, are everywhere. PFAS are useful, but the major problem with many of them is that they never fully breakdown in the… via Popular Science "http://bit.ly/2WwGuAE"

Now Available on Steam - MapleStory 2 Awakening Update

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The Awakening update for MapleStory 2 is Now Available on Steam!

The monstrous Infernog has been defeated, and for a few scant moments the forces that drove the Sky Fortress into the sky seemed to melt away into the shadows. But Maple World still turns, and there's a new magic in the air that warriors of both Light and Darkness will be desperate to claim for themselves. Adventurers welcome!

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The king behind Machu Picchu built his legacy in stone

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Science In lieu of a written language, the Inca communicated through construction. The Builders takes you behind the construction tape to reveal the individuals responsible for history’s greatest architectural works. Here is the Incan emperor… via Popular Science "http://bit.ly/2EJsJV3"

New DLC Available - Kerbal Space Program: Breaking Ground Expansion

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Kerbal Space Program: Breaking Ground Expansion, all new content for Kerbal Space Program is Now Available on Steam!

Kerbal Space Program: Breaking Ground Expansion is the second expansion for the PC version of the critically acclaimed space flight simulator, Kerbal Space Program. This feature-rich expansion is focused on increasing the objective possibilities once celestial bodies have been reached by adding more interesting scientific endeavors and expanding the toolset.

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Daily Deal - The Dream Machine, up to 80% off

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Today's Deal: Save up to 80% on The Dream Machine!*

Look for the deals each day on the front page of Steam. Or follow us on twitter or Facebook for instant notifications wherever you are!

*Offer ends Monday at 10AM Pacific Time
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Daily Deal - Verdun, 80% Off

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Today's Deal: Save 80% on Verdun!*

Look for the deals each day on the front page of Steam. Or follow us on twitter or Facebook for instant notifications wherever you are!

*Offer ends Monday at 10AM Pacific Time
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The best electric gooseneck kettles

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Gadgets Great for more than just coffee and tea. Outfit your kitchen with an electric kettle for precise temperature control and a quicker, safer boil. Here are my picks. via Popular Science "http://bit.ly/2Wz7WO0"

Europeans looked down on Neanderthals—until they realized they shared their DNA

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Science Excerpt: Superior Scientists were convinced that Aboriginal Australians were further down the evolutionary ladder from other humans, perhaps closer to Neanderthals. In 2010 it turned out… via Popular Science "http://bit.ly/30WsyPt"

Picture This: Summer Search: A Plum Assignment

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Summer Search: A Plum Assignment
By Barbara Orbach Natanson

A few years ago, I tried out a summer "looking" challenge in an attempt to parallel the clever ideas my local public library uses to encourage summer book club participants to pick out volumes they might not have otherwise sampled ("Summer Looking Challenge–Touring the Collections with Azure Allure"). It's getting to be that time of year again, so I decided to try sampling for the season itself. I started by doing a search in the Prints & Photographs Online Catalog for the word, "summer." I was soon off swinging from link to link on a chain of visual and word associations.My initial "summer" search had me touring a variety of summer houses, visiting locations with "summer" in their place names and gazing at group portraits of child laborers who seemed anything but the picture of carefree summer (the captions identified the ages they had attained "last summer"…

7 apps that will let you hire people to do almost anything

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DIY Outsource work without leaving your bed. From answering phone calls to clearing the attic, these apps can help you get assistance for all kinds of tasks. via Popular Science "http://bit.ly/2XeEdXS"

Stop blaming blue light for all your problems

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Health It’s not quite the enemy. The latest trend in eyewear is actually to see less—by filtering out certain parts of the visible light spectrum, particularly blue light. Countless brands offer… via Popular Science "http://bit.ly/2HLbZi4"

Dota 2 Update - May 29th, 2019

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- Fixed Marksmanship's extra proc damage portion not being properly reduced by bonus armor via Steam RSS News Feed "http://bit.ly/30ST0tw"