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LG’s New Phone Does a Bunch of Things You Want and Nada Else

Wired - Top Stories - Sun, 02/26/2017 - 7:00am
It's big, it's new, it has a gigantic battery. Yay? The post LG's New Phone Does a Bunch of Things You Want and Nada Else appeared first on WIRED.
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While You Were Offline: The Media Crucified Yolo Minneapolis. Very Unfair! Sad!

Wired - Top Stories - Sun, 02/26/2017 - 7:00am
The former Brietbart editor has had a rough few days. The internet has had some slightly better ones. The post While You Were Offline: The Media Crucified Yolo Minneapolis. Very Unfair! Sad! appeared first on WIRED.
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Climb Inside the World’s Largest Wind Tunnel

Wired - Top Stories - Sun, 02/26/2017 - 7:00am
If you want to double the gas mileage of the average 18-wheeler, you have to smooth off the rough edges. The post Climb Inside the World's Largest Wind Tunnel appeared first on WIRED.
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Slooh Observatory Is Webcasting Today's Rare 'Ring of Fire' Eclipse

Slashdot - Sun, 02/26/2017 - 7:00am
An anonymous reader quotes Space.com A solar eclipse and its spectacular "ring of fire" will be visible from the Southern Hemisphere this Sunday morning, but no matter what side of the equator you're on, you can watch the spectacular event unfold online in a live broadcast from Slooh's online observatory...beginning at 7 a.m. EST (1200 GMT)... This type of eclipse is called an annular eclipse, meaning that the sun will remain visible as a bright ring around the moon... Slooh will present the eclipse in live feeds from Chile and other locations. "During the broadcast, Slooh host Gerard Monteux will guide viewers on this journey across multiple continents and thousands of miles," Slooh said in a statement. "He'll be joined by a number of guests who will help viewers explore not only the science of eclipses, but also the fascinating legend, myth, and spiritual and emotional expression associated with these most awe-inspiring celestial events."

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