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  1. Plague Inc. maker: Don’t use our game for coronavirus modeling

    Ndemic warns title is "not a scientific model" after spike in popularity.

  2. Rocket League is dropping Mac, Linux because of crazy-low player counts [Updated]

    "0.3% of all active players" stat comes after vague explanation last week.

  3. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina S3 is a mesmerizing melting pot of the macabre

    It's all about power: Who gets to have it, and how to wield it responsibly

  4. Google’s upcoming Airdrop clone gets an early demo on video

    Send files locally over Wi-Fi, even when there's no Internet connection.

  5. General Motors will invest $2.2 billion to build EVs in Detroit

    Detroit-Hamtramck will build battery electric trucks and SUVs, starting in 2021.

  6. Feds, states consider tag-teaming massive Google investigation

    It takes a lot of resources to do a deep dive on a company as big as Google.

  7. Verizon brings 5G to the Super Bowl—for part of the stadium, anyway

    It looks like Verizon 5G still can't cover a whole NFL stadium.

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  1. House legislators want to hand NASA’s human spaceflight program over to Boeing

    Lawmakers also appear to like cost-plus contracts.

  2. SpaceX scrubs Starlink launch attempt Monday due to weather [Updated]

    Launch attempt will be flown by a thrice-used first stage.

  3. Linux on laptops: Ubuntu 19.10 on the HP Dragonfly Elite G1

    The HP Dragonfly Elite is a great Windows laptop—but how well does it run Linux?

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  1. The story of how Nintendo’s iconic logo escaped an “age-up” remake

    The classic oval could have changed to “a graffiti style” or something “aged up.”

  2. How Warcraft III birthed a genre, changed a franchise, and earned a Reforge-ing

    Team behind Warcraft III looks back—how many games had NASA scientists behind the scenes?

  3. The Wave takes us on a trippy, surreal journey through a fractured timeline

    “Time is a far more relative concept than I thought.”

  4. As sea levels rise, little of the United States will be unaffected

    If you're not near the coast, get ready for lots of new neighbors.

  5. Patreon can’t solve its porn pirate problem

    Two years ago, Patreon promised to crack down on piracy site Yiff.Party.

  6. Tesla needs to fix Autopilot safety flaws, demands Senator Markey

    It should be renamed and fitted with a real driver-monitoring system, he says.

  1. Low turnout and polarization are a deadly combo for electoral stability

    Electoral instability is driven by low voter turnout and high polarization (duh).

  2. Color Out of Space review: Nic Cage + Lovecraft = Match made in R‘lyeh

    Family drama turns to bonkers body horror so gradually you hardly notice.

  3. The most complete brain map ever is here: A fly’s “connectome”

    It took 12 years and at least $40 million to chart a region about 250µm across.

  4. After 3,000 years, we can hear the “voice” of a mummified Egyptian priest

    It's a single vowel sound, not a running string of speech. But it's a start.

  5. Apple introduces its large-scale gym partnership program, Apple Watch Connected

    The program would also enforce strong GymKit support at many gyms.

  6. Star Trek: Picard frontloads fanservice so it can get on with going boldly

    Picard premieres with one eye locked on the past and one trying to look ahead.

  7. This amazing glitch puts Star Fox 64 ships in an unmodified Zelda cartridge

    "Stale-reference manipulation," 300-character file names, and a clash between worlds.