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Oh good, Bird now sells a pricey ‘electric rose’ e-scooter

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Say goodbye to the early versions of Bird’s e-scooter. The fleet will soon be filled with scooters built for sharing with its newest model, the Bird One, introduced Wednesday. Limited-edition versions are also available for purchase, so you can have your very own Bird e-scooter.

The Bird One offers a longer-lasting battery with a range of up to 30 miles on a single charge. Its steel-reinforced aluminum frame is supposed to be more durable and give it a longer lifespan — Bird says it’ll be…

Google adds bite-sized apps to Wear OS, making it easier to do things on your wrist

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Google hasn’t completely given up on its Wear OS smartwatch platform just yet.

Ahead of its I/O developer conference, Google’s updated Wear OS with what it calls “Tiles” — new widget-sized apps designed to help you quickly do more right from your wrist.

Currently, if you swipe left from the watch face on the latest version of Wear OS, you’ll be taken to Google Fit, where you can see information about your Move Minutes and Heart…

Google adds bite-sized apps to Wear OS, making it easier to do things on your wrist

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Google hasn’t completely given up on its Wear OS smartwatch platform just yet.

Ahead of its I/O developer conference, Google’s updated Wear OS with what it calls “Tiles” — new widget-sized apps designed to help you quickly do more right from your wrist.

Currently, if you swipe left from the watch face on the latest version of Wear OS, you’ll be taken to Google Fit, where you can see information about your Move Minutes and Heart…

UnNews is a handy database that aims to keep tabs on fake news and biased sources

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There’s a new tool to help you refute all the fake news your aunt posts on Facebook.

It’s called “UnNews” and it’s the product of the International Fact-Checking Network, a wing of the Poynter Institute, a nonprofit journalism school. As the 2020 election cycle heats up, it aims to battle fake news by educating people about websites that traffic in fake news, biased news, and even satire.

Spearheaded by Barrett Golding, the index brings together five lists about unreliable sources already…

Listen to 40 robot-dog legs marching in unison, and know the sound of death

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When death finally comes for us, will it announce its presence with a roar? Or, perhaps, with nothing at all — letting the permanent silence that follows our eventual destruction speak for itself?

Boston Dynamics, a company whose main export appears to be unsettling videos of its robotic creations, has offered up one possible answer. Death sounds like 40 robot-dog legs, marching together in unison across a lifeless blacktop parking lot. 

Listen to 40 robot-dog legs marching in unison, and know the sound of death

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When death finally comes for us, will it announce its presence with a roar? Or, perhaps, with nothing at all — letting the permanent silence that follows our eventual destruction speak for itself?

Boston Dynamics, a company whose main export appears to be unsettling videos of its robotic creations, has offered up one possible answer. Death sounds like 40 robot-dog legs, marching together in unison across a lifeless blacktop parking lot. 

Listen to 40 robot-dog legs marching in unison, and know the sound of death

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When death finally comes for us, will it announce its presence with a roar? Or, perhaps, with nothing at all — letting the permanent silence that follows our eventual destruction speak for itself?

Boston Dynamics, a company whose main export appears to be unsettling videos of its robotic creations, has offered up one possible answer. Death sounds like 40 robot-dog legs, marching together in unison across a lifeless blacktop parking lot. 

Watch women’s basketball coach Muffet McGraw’s viral remarks on gender equality

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Muffet McGraw, the head women’s basketball coach at the University of Notre Dame, led her team to a spot in the NCAA championship game on Friday night. Much less importantly, she’s had two viral moments this week: her extremely good celebratory dance moves and a powerful sound bite about gender equality.

The latter came during a press conference on Thursday when a reporter asked McGraw about her decision to no longer hire male coaches. In her response, McGraw addressed inequality in both…

Watch women’s basketball coach Muffet McGraw’s viral remarks on gender equality

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Muffet McGraw, the head women’s basketball coach at the University of Notre Dame, led her team to a spot in the NCAA championship game on Friday night. Much less importantly, she’s had two viral moments this week: her extremely good celebratory dance moves and a powerful sound bite about gender equality.

The latter came during a press conference on Thursday when a reporter asked McGraw about her decision to no longer hire male coaches. In her response, McGraw addressed inequality in both…

Watch women’s basketball coach Muffet McGraw’s viral remarks on gender equality

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Muffet McGraw, the head women’s basketball coach at the University of Notre Dame, led her team to a spot in the NCAA championship game on Friday night. Much less importantly, she’s had two viral moments this week: her extremely good celebratory dance moves and a powerful sound bite about gender equality.

The latter came during a press conference on Thursday when a reporter asked McGraw about her decision to no longer hire male coaches. In her response, McGraw addressed inequality in both…