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Impossible Foods’ rising empire of almost-meat
This April Fools' Day, Impossible Foods was behind a prank video. Customers in a St Louis branch of Burger King were surreptitiously filmed eating the restaurant's flagship Whopper. First they rhapsodized about their love for beef. Then they were told they'd just eaten a plant-based Impossible …
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21 hours ago by curiousstranger
Democrats and the Enthusiasm Gap | The Cook Political Report
Democrats are in something of a Catch-22. There is a consensus (at least among the chattering class and highly engaged Democratic voters) that the …
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22 hours ago by curiousstranger
Wildfire escape routes? There’s (almost) an app for that. — High Country News
Scientists are using crowdsourced data to help firefighters flee dangerous flames.
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22 hours ago by curiousstranger
In Baltimore and Beyond, a Stolen N.S.A. Tool Wreaks Havoc - The New York Times
For nearly three weeks, Baltimore has struggled with a cyberattack by digital extortionists that has frozen thousands of computers, shut down email and disrupted real estate sales, water bills, health alerts and many other services.

But here is what frustrated city employees and residents do not …
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23 hours ago by curiousstranger
Who Actually Wants War Criminals Pardoned? | The New Republic
Trump's plan to free white service members accused of overseas atrocities both typifies and strengthens his Fox News feedback loop.

On first glance, …
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23 hours ago by curiousstranger
VW’s ‘Dieselgate’ Settlement Isn’t Buying Many Electric Vehicles | WIRED
For all the moves backing up its newfound enthusiasm for an electric future—70 new battery-powered models by 2028, a $1 billion investment in its own …
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Why Milkshaking Works | The New Republic
The biggest topic in British political circles on Monday wasn’t the country’s impending departure from the European Union. It was milkshakes—or, …
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3 days ago by curiousstranger
Why I (Still) Love Tech: In Defense of a Difficult Industry | WIRED
Nerds, we did it. We have graduated, along with oil, real estate, insurance, and finance, to the big T. Trillions of dollars. Trillions! Get to that …
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3 days ago by curiousstranger
Fudgie the Beer Is Coming Out of Retirement for Father’s Day | Food & Wine
Carvel will also be giving away its first-ever official Fudgie the Whale hats.

Beers have seemingly been created in collaboration with every entity imaginable. When both Wawa and Sheetz have a beer, everyone has a beer. But of all these crazy brews, few have encapsulated childhood nostalgia in an …
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4 days ago by curiousstranger
Duhatschek: From the near early upset to missing Joel Otto, tales from the Flames ’89 Cup-winning team – The Athletic
CALGARY – Nowadays, only one player from the Calgary Flames’ 1989 Stanley Cup championship team – Joel Otto – works at the Scotiabank Saddledome on a …
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4 days ago by curiousstranger
Baltimore ransomware nightmare could last weeks more, with big consequences | Ars Technica
Houses can't be sold, bills can't be paid while city networks are shuttered.

It's been nearly two weeks since the City of Baltimore's networks were …
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4 days ago by curiousstranger
7 Steps to shore up the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) — ENISA
In this paper ENISA highlights the security vulnerabilities of BGP and explains why it is so important to address them. Working closely with experts …
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4 days ago by curiousstranger
This Old House's Legacy for Home-Improvement TV - The Atlantic
In 40 years on air, PBS’s This Old House inspired a more flashy genre of TV while giving tradespeople the attention they deserve.

Now in its 40th season, the PBS home-improvement show This Old House feels like the TV equivalent of New England clam chowder: hearty, wholesome, and old-school. The …
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5 days ago by curiousstranger
Defects in west Denver homes highlight what can happen when development outpaces everything else - Denverite, the Denver site!
After the city raised safety concerns so serious that new beams had to be installed to support a row of homes in Villa Park, the owners and their …
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5 days ago by curiousstranger
Trump’s Racism: An Oral History - The Atlantic
His racism and intolerance have always been in evidence; only slowly did he begin to understand how to use them to his advantage.

The first quotation from Donald Trump ever to appear in The New York Times came on October 16, 1973. Trump was responding to charges filed by the Justice Department …
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6 days ago by curiousstranger
An Open Memo: Comparison of Clinton Impeachment, Nixon Impeachment and Trump Pre-Impeachment - Just Security
[Editor’s note: Just Security will publish a series in conversation with Blumenthal’s Open Memo including from John Dean, Ryan Goodman, Hon. Elizabeth …
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6 days ago by curiousstranger
The Rivian R1T gets a camp kitchen and shows up at Overland West - Autoblog
The Rivian R1T is the first electric vehicle to make an official appearance at Overland West in Fort Tuthill County Park in Flagstaff, Arizona. There's a tent mounted atop the pickup truck's bed that makes this conceptual R1T work as a self-contained exploration platform. But the really cool bit is …
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8 days ago by curiousstranger
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CARSON CITY, Nev. — She didn’t plan to say it. Yvanna Cancela, a newly elected Democrat in the Nevada Senate, didn’t want to “sound crass.” But when a Republican colleague defended a century-old law requiring doctors to ask women seeking abortions whether they’re married, Cancela couldn’t help …
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8 days ago by curiousstranger
Google Will Replace Titan Security Key Over a Bluetooth Flaw | WIRED
As part of its expanded anti-phishing and account security measures, Google offers extensive support for physical authentication tokens. In a …
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8 days ago by curiousstranger
Letting neural networks be weird • This neural net would like to deliver these...
So the other day I heard from Change.org, a company that lets anyone make an online petition and gather signatures. In over a decade of existence, …
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8 days ago by curiousstranger

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