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13 of the scariest health hazards of Halloween

October 28, 2018

(CNN)Americans go batty for Halloween. We’re not afraid to dig deep to have a howling good time. Don’t say we didn’t warn you. 1. Deadly day for kids The statistics are shocking. Children are twice as likely to die on Halloween than any other day of the year as they trick-or-treat along our streets. That’s […]

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Proxxi saves workers from getting electrocuted

October 27, 2018

There are some gadgets that are nice to have – iPhones, sous vide wands – and some gadgets that you must have. Proxxi fits in the latter camp. Proxxi is an always-on sensor that buzzes when it gets too close to high voltage electricity. It’s worn by mechanics and electricians and alerts them when they’re […]

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Researchers discover a new way to identify 3D printed guns

October 27, 2018

Researchers at the University at Buffalo have found that 3D printers have fingerprints, essentially slight differences in design that can be used to identify prints. This means investigators can examine the layers of a 3D printed object and pinpoint exactly which machine produced the parts. “3D printing has many wonderful uses, but it’s also a […]

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Elon Musk steps down as Tesla chairman: What happens next? Technically Speaking

October 26, 2018

Image: IFIXIT Teardowns of Apple hardware have repeatedly revealed just how difficult it is to repair. Apple doesn’t want you to repair its devices, so why make it easy? But with the introduction of the T2 chip, Apple switched from deterring repairs to outright blocking them by anyone other than Apple authorized service providers. The […]

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Triple Shot Video NYC Street Example

October 26, 2018

The LG V40 ThinQ has arrived.Image: ZLATA IVLEVA/MASHABLE LG V40 ThinQ $899.99 (starting) The Good Good battery life • Sharp and vibrant display • Five cameras (!) gives more versatility with photos • Fast performance LG just took the smartphone camera wars to the next level. While the iPhone XS and Samsung Galaxy Note 9 […]

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Facebook is building a camera TV set-top box

October 23, 2018

A mysterious product called “Ripley” appeared hidden beside Facebook’s new Portal smart displays in Facebook for Android’s code. Dug up by frequent TechCrunch tipster Jane Manchun Wong a week ago, Ripley’s name squared with Facebook’s VP of Portal Rafa Camargo telling us that “we’re already investing in expanding the product line with more products we want […]

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Big cameras and big rivalries take center stage at Photokina

October 23, 2018

Photokina is underway in London and the theme of the show is “large.” Unusually for an industry that is trending towards the compact, the cameras on stage at this show sport big sensors, big lenses, and big price tags. But though they may not be for the average shooter, these cameras are impressive pieces of […]

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Japan: US military base critic voted in as Okinawa governor

October 22, 2018

Election of Denny Tamaki, whose father was a US marine, will create headaches for Shinzo Abe and Washington Controversial plans to relocate a major US military base in Okinawa, southern move Futenma, a sprawling US marine base located in a built-up area, to a sparsely populated site on the islands north-east coast. He defeated a […]

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The California policeman helping the Philippines tackle child abuse

October 22, 2018

After 14 years in American law enforcement, Derek Seeker quit to join an anti-trafficking charity striving to protect Filipino children from online predators In 2015, police entered the home of Alain Charlwood-Collings, a 39-year-old man from Tiverton in Devon. On his home computer they made a horrifying discovery: more than 100 hours of live-stream footage […]

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