Aaron Laws

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Unusual swimming lemur finds himself banished from the pool

(Click here if you’re having trouble viewing the gallery or video on your mobile device)<p>A 14-year-old male crowned lemur’s aquatic escapes got …

The 100 Most Amazing Space Photos of 2017

Milky Way Arcs Above Death Valley<p>Credit: Miguel Claro<p>From eclipses to comets and auroras, there were plenty of amazing celestial sights for …

9,000+ Civilians Died in Fight for Mosul

More than 9,000 civilians died in the nine-month fight to reclaim Mosul from the Islamic State terror group, a casualty rate for residents nearly 10 …

We have abandoned every principle of the free and open internet

The internet we left behind<p>“In a few years, men will be able to communicate more effectively through a machine than face to face.”<p>It was 1968, and J.C.R. Licklider, a director at ARPA, had become convinced that humanity was on the cusp of a computing revolution. In a landmark paper called “The …

Internet

Microtransactions and loot boxes in video games - are they pure greed or a modern necessity?

So you’ve bought a full-price game, only to discover that it has the cheek to ask you to spend more money on loot boxes / extra characters / nice …

Bitcoin ATM Machine

Most ATMs are built to give you cash. The Bitcoin ATM Machine is made to take your cash. But instead of just depositing your paper money into a …

Bitcoin

Coinbase is investigating claims of bitcoin cash insider trading

Bitcoin cash, a bitcoin offshoot, is soaring. But it’s not changing hands for $9,500, as the price displayed on Coinbase’s exchange suggests. Its real gain for the day is more like 64%, around the $3,400 mark, according to data provider Coinmarketcap.<p>The picture is complicated by the fact that the …

Cryptocurrency

1TB PS4 Slim Added To PlayStation Holiday Deals

Sony's generous PlayStation deals have expanded. In addition to the PS4 Pro and PSVR bundles already on sale, the 1TB PS4 Slim will also be on sale this holiday season.<p>From December 17 to 24, base 1TB Slim model will be on sale for $250. At the time of publication, this deal hasn't been confirmed …

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