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A white supremacist website got hacked, airing all its dirty laundry

A WHITE SUPREMACIST WEBSITE GOT HACKED, AIRING ALL ITS DIRTY LAUNDRY

Enlarge / Patriot Front members spray painting in Springfield, IL. Chat messages, images, and videos leaked from the server of a white...

2022 Wagoneer rocks a high-end, vast interior while guzzling hydrocarbons

2022 WAGONEER ROCKS A HIGH-END, VAST INTERIOR WHILE GUZZLING HYDROCARBONS

Enlarge / The 2022 Wagoneer. Uncooperative weather forced us to rely on Stellantis media images for this review. Even as the automotive...

 
 
 
What happens if a space elevator breaks

WHAT HAPPENS IF A SPACE ELEVATOR BREAKS

Enlarge (credit: TCD | Prod.DB | Apple TV+/ | lamy) In the first episode of the Foundation series on Apple TV , we see a terrorist...

Judge's order slaps Roblox player with permanent game ban

JUDGE'S ORDER SLAPS ROBLOX PLAYER WITH PERMANENT GAME BAN

Enlarge / A court order has led to a longtime Roblox player being banned from the popular game. (credit: Aurich Lawson | Roblox | Shark...

 
 
 
This 22-year-old builds chips in his parents' garage

THIS 22-YEAR-OLD BUILDS CHIPS IN HIS PARENTS' GARAGE

Enlarge / Sam Zeloof completed this homemade computer chip with 1,200 transistors, seen under a magnifying glass, in August 2021. In...

STUDY: LEIDENFROST EFFECT OCCURS IN ALL THREE WATER PHASES: SOLID, LIQUID, AND VAPOR

Slow-motion video of boiling ice, a research project of the Nature-Inspired Fluids and Interfaces Lab at Virginia Tech. Dash a few...

 
 
 
Unvaccinated 5X more likely to get omicron than those boosted, CDC reports

UNVACCINATED 5X MORE LIKELY TO GET OMICRON THAN THOSE BOOSTED, CDC REPORTS

Enlarge / A tray of prepared syringes for booster vaccinations with Moderna's vaccine. Amid the stratospheric rise of the omicron...

PICARD AND GUINAN HAVE A WARM REUNION IN S2 TRAILER FOR STAR TREK: PICARD

The second season of Star Trek: Picard premieres March 3, 2022 on Paramount+. It has been a long, pandemic-fueled wait, but the second...

 
 
 
Two cannabinoids have opposing effects on SARS-CoV-2 in culture

TWO CANNABINOIDS HAVE OPPOSING EFFECTS ON SARS-COV-2 IN CULTURE

Enlarge / Don't try this at home. Seriously. We mean it. Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers have tested a wide...

Here's why some games aren't “verified” for Steam Deck compatibility

HERE'S WHY SOME GAMES AREN'T “VERIFIED” FOR STEAM DECK COMPATIBILITY

Enlarge / The Steam Deck, from Valve. Back in October, Valve laid out the specific review guidelines that a Steam game would have...

 
 
 
Airline CEOs make U-turn, now say 5G isn't a big problem for altimeters

AIRLINE CEOS MAKE U-TURN, NOW SAY 5G ISN'T A BIG PROBLEM FOR ALTIMETERS

Enlarge / Airbus 320 cockpit. The Federal Aviation Administration's fight against AT&T's and Verizon's new 5G deployment appears to...

Supply chain attack used legitimate WordPress add-ons to backdoor sites

SUPPLY CHAIN ATTACK USED LEGITIMATE WORDPRESS ADD-ONS TO BACKDOOR SITES

Enlarge Dozens of legitimate WordPress add-ons downloaded from their original sources have been found backdoored through a supply...

 
 
 
Google Labs starts up a blockchain division

GOOGLE LABS STARTS UP A BLOCKCHAIN DIVISION

Enlarge Here's a fun new report from Bloomberg : Google is forming a blockchain division. The news comes hot on the heels of a Bloomberg...

Machine to melt Moon rocks and derive metals may launch in 2024

MACHINE TO MELT MOON ROCKS AND DERIVE METALS MAY LAUNCH IN 2024

Enlarge / If all goes well, this is how Lunar Resources' extractor could appear on the lunar surface in a few years. In recent years,...

 
 
 
Intel says Ohio “megafab” will begin making advanced chips in 2025

INTEL SAYS OHIO “MEGAFAB” WILL BEGIN MAKING ADVANCED CHIPS IN 2025

Enlarge / Intel's rendering of its two new leading-edge processor factories planned to be built outside Columbus, Ohio. Intel announced...

Members of Activision's Raven Software QA team form a union

MEMBERS OF ACTIVISION'S RAVEN SOFTWARE QA TEAM FORM A UNION

Enlarge / Striking employees demand the reinstatement of Raven Software QA contractors who were let go in December. The members of...

 
 
 
The reviews are in: AMD's mining-averse RX 6500 XT also isn't great at gaming

THE REVIEWS ARE IN: AMD'S MINING-AVERSE RX 6500 XT ALSO ISN'T GREAT AT GAMING

Enlarge / The Sapphire AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT, yet another GPU that you probably won't be able to buy. When AMD announced its budget-friendly...

Meet 2022's World Rally cars: Much more power, much more sustainable

MEET 2022'S WORLD RALLY CARS: MUCH MORE POWER, MUCH MORE SUSTAINABLE

Enlarge / Sébastien Loeb and Isabelle Galmiche of team M-Sport Ford World Rally Team are seen performing during the World Rally Championship...

 
 
 
Researchers date the oldest known human skull at 233,000 years

RESEARCHERS DATE THE OLDEST KNOWN HUMAN SKULL AT 233,000 YEARS

Enlarge The oldest known Homo sapiens fossil is about 36,000 years older than previously thought, according to a recent study. Volcanologists...

Want a great PC mouse? Understand these terms

WANT A GREAT PC MOUSE? UNDERSTAND THESE TERMS

Enlarge You may think of the mouse as one of the most basic PC peripherals. And some mice may be. Point, click, and you're done. But...

 
 
 



Google Pixel 6a tipped to move back to a May release date this year

Google Pixel 6a tipped to move back to a May release date this year

We've already heard a fair bit about Google's Pixel 6a, but it seems the phone is set to launch earlier than the past couple of models. According to a reliable tipster... Read more ...

Poll: What are you most excited to see at Apple's rumored Spring event?

Poll: What are you most excited to see at Apple's rumored Spring event?

Apple is rumored to be planning a Spring event in the coming months with a new iPhone SE, new iPad Air, and more. What are you most excited to see at this keynote? more... Read more ...

The Google Pixel Watch gets a rumored launch date

The Google Pixel Watch gets a rumored launch date

If the rumors are true, Google is launching its very own Wear OS smartwatch in the near future, and the latest leak suggests that the Pixel Watch is going to make its grand... Read more ...

DJI Mini 3 release date, price, rumors and what we want to see

DJI Mini 3 release date, price, rumors and what we want to see

Last year flew by without the arrival of a DJI Mini 3, despite the current DJI Mini 2 landing in November 2020. So can we expect to see a third installment of DJI's affordable... Read more ...

Google Search easter egg joins the fun of playing Wordle

Google Search easter egg joins the fun of playing Wordle

Google Search has decided to pay tribute to the popular daily word puzzle, Wordle , with a new easter egg logo. more... Read more ...

Phone Comparisons: Samsung Galaxy S21+ vs Samsung Galaxy S21 FE

Phone Comparisons: Samsung Galaxy S21+ vs Samsung Galaxy S21 FE

The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE launched recently, and many of you are probably wondering if it's worth getting over other Galaxy S21 handsets. We've already compared this phone with... Read more ...

The Pixel Watch Could Release In May Says New Leak

The Pixel Watch Could Release In May Says New Leak

Google's mysterious Pixel Watch could finally have a release date. According to a new leak from Jon Prosser on Twitter , Google might be planning to release the Pixel Watch in... Read more ...

How to find and use watch faces on the Galaxy Watch 4

How to find and use watch faces on the Galaxy Watch 4

One of the benefits of Samsung switching its Galaxy Watch 4 over to Wear OS is that it opens up a new world of watch faces. So how do you change the watch face on your Galaxy... Read more ...

Rainbow Six Extraction: How to Heal Operators

Rainbow Six Extraction: How to Heal Operators

As you engage with hostile Archæans in Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Extraction , it is inevitable that your Operator is going to take some damage, and you'll need to know how to... Read more ...

Apple Walks Back UNiDAYS Verification Requirement for U.S. Education Store

Apple Walks Back UNiDAYS Verification Requirement for U.S. Education Store

Earlier this week, Apple began requiring that customers taking advantage of educational discounts in the United States verify their status as a teacher, student, or school... Read more ...