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Experts poke holes in marketing claims about fidget spinners

Teachers' worst nightmare.Image: Drew Angerer/Getty Images Fidget spinners are a fun, relaxing fount of mindless entertainment. But are they really more than a cheap toy? Some experts say no. Despite marketing claims, there’s no research that shows the wildly popular spinners are therapeutic tools for people with anxiety, autism, or […]

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Trump’s New Obamacare Killer to Cost Uncle Sam $194 Billion

President Donald Trump is halting some Obamacare subsidies. A big money saver for taxpayers, right? Wrong. The move could actually force the government to dole out almost $200 billion more on health insurance over the next decade. Here’s why: The insurer payouts Trump cut off aren’t the only government funds […]

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Adobe Just Debuted a Photoshop for Audio and Its Kind of Terrifying

Adobe, the tech company at the forefront of photo manipulation (and creators of Photoshop), recently debuted VoCo (voice conversion), a ‘Photoshop’ for audio and speech that’s both impressive and alarming. The software was unveiled at the company’s recently completed Adobe Max 2016 conference, which you can see above. Originally published […]

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Lakes of mercury and human sacrifices after 1,800 years, Teotihuacan reveals its treasures

When archaeologists found a tunnel under Mexicos birthplace of the gods, they could only dream of the riches they would discover. Now its wonders from jewel-eyed figures to necklaces of human teeth are being revealed to the world In 2003, a tunnel was discovered beneath the Feathered Serpent pyramid in […]

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Experts poke holes in marketing claims about fidget spinners

Teachers' worst nightmare.Image: Drew Angerer/Getty Images Fidget spinners are a fun, relaxing fount of mindless entertainment. But are they really more than a cheap toy? Some experts say no. Despite marketing claims, there’s no research that shows the wildly popular spinners are therapeutic tools for people with anxiety, autism, or […]

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Stop talking right now about the threat of climate change. Its here; its happening | Bill McKibben

Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, flash fires, droughts: all of them tell us one thing we need to stand up to the fossil fuel industry and fast, says Bill McKibben, a writer and the founder of the climate campaign 350.org For the sake of keeping things manageable, lets confine the discussion […]

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