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Were your teen years exhausting? School schedules may be why

A new book traces how historical accidents left us pitting education against biology. Enlarge (credit: Jetta Productions) If you went to high school in the US, you may recall early morning extracurriculars, sleeping through fi.....»»

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NASA cancels Artemis I launch attempt but delays roll back decision

NASA is buying some time with this decision. Enlarge / NASA's Space Launch System rocket may be rolling back to the Vehicle Assembly Building on Sunday night, or maybe not. (credit: Trevor Mahlmann) NASA on Saturday announced.....»»

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iOS 16 review: Customization unlocked

The lock screen gets a major overhaul. Enlarge / The (customized) lock screen in iOS 16. (credit: Samuel Axon) For the past couple of years, Apple’s annual iOS updates have laser focused on one feature for an overhaul while.....»»

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Music on the brain: Listening can influence our brain’s activity

The "Mozart effect" isn't real—but music does affect our mental processes. Enlarge People have long tried to use music as a tool to improve their abilities. Soldiers chanted songs when marching into battle, sailors sang son.....»»

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NASA cancels Artemis I launch attempt, but will delay roll back decision

NASA is buying some time with this decision. Enlarge / NASA's Space Launch System rocket may be rolling back to the Vehicle Assembly Building on Sunday night, or maybe not. (credit: Trevor Mahlmann) NASA on Saturday announced.....»»

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SNES Star Fox now runs at a silky 60 fps thanks to a new hack

20 fps original is smoothed out without ruining the original pacing. A demonstration of the hacked, 60 fps version of Star Fox released this week (though this demo doesn't get much above 30 fps, as noted in the bottom-left corner). If you.....»»

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Google will start assimilating Fitbit accounts next year

At first it's optional, but Fitbit accounts will be shut down in 2025. Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) Google's acquisition of Fitbit closed in early 2021, but we haven't seen much in the way of changes yet. 9to.....»»

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Report: UK authorities have arrested a teenager linked to GTA VI leak

If charges stick, arrest counts as fast turnaround for high-profile data breach. Enlarge / Artist's rendition of the recent arrest of a 17-year-old hacker in the UK. (credit: Rockstar Games) A Thursday night arrest of a 17-yea.....»»

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Starlink is getting a lot slower as more people use it, speed tests show

Starlink capacity limits hit users—SpaceX says more satellites will make it faster. Enlarge (credit: Starlink) Starlink's median download speeds in the US dropped from 90.6Mbps to 62.5Mbps between the first and second quarte.....»»

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How 3 hours of inaction from Amazon cost cryptocurrency holders $235,000

For 2nd time in 4 years, Amazon loses control of its IP space in BGP hijacking. Enlarge Amazon recently lost control of IP addresses it uses to host cloud services and took more than three hours to regain control, a lapse tha.....»»

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39-year-old Radio Shack laptop gets new CPU, keeps original screen

Hobbyist and IEEE editor Stephen Cass upgrades a broken laptop from 1983. Enlarge / A 1983-era TRS-80 Model 100 as an action hero, dramatically exploding onto the scene. (credit: Radio Shack / Benj Edwards) Faced with a broken.....»»

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Amazon hires unsafe trucking firms twice as often as peers, WSJ finds

Since 2015, crashes involving Amazon vehicles have killed more than 75 people. Enlarge (credit: Robert Nickelsberg / Contributor | Getty Images News) For years, people in cars stuck behind blue delivery trucks in traffic have.....»»

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NASA seems to be in full “send it” mode for the Artemis I mission

Space agency officials seem OK with leaving the rocket out in a tropical storm. Enlarge / Storm clouds threaten the Space Launch System rocket earlier this year. (credit: Trevor Mahlmann) On Friday afternoon, senior officials.....»»

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GeForce GPUs are slowing down after installing the Windows 11 2022 Update

A new version of the GeForce Experience software will fix the issue. Enlarge / The GeForce 3080 Ti. (credit: Sam Machkovech) Some users of Nvidia's GeForce graphics cards are noticing severe performance issues after installin.....»»

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Artist receives first known US copyright registration for latent diffusion AI art

Registration of AI-assisted comic comes amid fierce online debate about AI art ethics. Enlarge / An excerpt from the AI-assisted comic book Zarya of the Dawn, which received a US copyright registration. (credit: Kris Kashtanova).....»»

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The case of the murdered mummies: “Virtual autopsy” reveals foul play

One was struck on the head and stabbed; the other had massive cervical spine trauma. Enlarge / Face and upper body of one of two South American mummies that were likely murdered, based on a recent "virtual autopsy." (credit: A-M Begero.....»»

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Many of the most nutritious foods are also the most sustainable

A new approach calculates the sustainability of multi-ingredient foods. Enlarge (credit: Yagi Studio) While it’s relatively straightforward to compare the environmental footprint of producing apples versus oranges (or even b.....»»

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Mercedes’ F1 team cut its freight emissions by 89% with biofuel switch

16 trucks used biofuels to haul between the final three European races this year. Enlarge / One of the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula 1 team's Actros Gigaspace trucks, seen here at this year's Hungarian Grand Prix, when it first tried t.....»»

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A history of ARM, part 1: Building the first chip

In 1983, Acorn Computers needed a CPU. So 10 people built one. Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) It was 1983, and Acorn Computers was on top of the world. Unfortunately, trouble was just around the corner. The sma.....»»

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So long slowdown: New hack runs SNES Star Fox at up to 60 fps

20 fps original is smoothed out without ruining the original pacing. A demonstration of the hacked, 60 fps version of Star Fox released this week (though this demo doesn't get much above 30 fps, as noted in the bottom-left corner). If you.....»»

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