Congrats, Humanity, We Trashed a Record Number of Electronics Last Year
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A pile of scrap metal at a breakage yard where old electrical and electronic items are sold in a district of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.Photo: Issouf Sanogo/AFP (Getty Images)The world keeps producing more headphones, microwaves, laptops, air conditioners, and other pieces of electronics even as a record amount ends up as e-waste. A new report concluded…

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Somehow Crucible Is Not the Biggest Amazon Screw Up, But It’s Trying
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Image: Amazon Game StudiosA month after Amazon released its flagship third-person shooter/MOBA/battle royal/what the heck even is this game, Crucible, the company has unreleased it due to copious amounts of negative feedback. “Starting tomorrow, Crucible is moving to closed beta,” said the Crucible team in a blog this morning. All current players will automatically be…

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We Compared Popular Music Streaming Services — These Are the Three You Should Check Out
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Products featured are independently selected by our editorial team and we may earn a commission from purchases made from our links; the retailer may also receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. Vinyl ruled the Sixties and Seventies, cassettes helped define the Eighties, CDs caught fire in the Nineties, and digital music stores like iTunes…

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Fitness Trackers Still Can’t Diagnose Coronavirus, but a New Study Shows Potential
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The Oura Ring may be able to detect covid-19 symptoms before wearers notice them.Photo: WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience InstituteNo wearable device, whether it’s a smartwatch, fitness tracker, or smart ring, is currently capable of diagnosing covid-19. That’s it, full stop. Plenty of headlines have described how wearables companies are teaming up with medical researchers to see…

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The King’s Man shows off old-fashioned gadgets and growling villains in new trailer
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Screenshot: The King’s Man (YouTube)It’s been a long time since we heard about the Kingsman prequel The King’s Man, with the last trailer coming in last September and Disney delaying it in November all the way to this September (it was originally coming in February of this year, so it would’ve been slammed by the…

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