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Razer rolls out BlackWidow Chroma V2 mechanical keyboard

New yellow switch option too<p>Razer today starting selling an update to its BlackWidow Chroma mechanical gaming keyboard.<p>The BlackWidow Chroma V2 adds an included detachable wristpad and the option to get the keyboard with a new linear, silent Yellow mechanical switch. The Yellow, Orange and Green …

2016 November 28 - Arp 240: A Bridge between Spiral Galaxies from Hubble

<b>Arp 240: A Bridge between Spiral Galaxies from Hubble</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> NASA, ESA, Hubble Space Telescope; <i>Processing & Copyright:</i> Chris</b> …

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Republicans

If Men Don't Work Because of Video Games, What Explains Women Not Working?

As is widely known the Washington Post never misses an opportunity to blame the victims of policy for bad outcomes, rather than rich and powerful …

Economics

Astronomers Have Discovered a Massive 'Ghost Galaxy' That’s 99.99% Dark Matter

It’s been hiding from us for decades.<p>Astronomers have found a nearby galaxy that's roughly the same mass as the Milky Way, but somehow contains less …

This Twitter bot generates a new fantasy world every hour

All the maps you ever needed, plus the code that made them<p>Pop quiz: how many elaborately detailed, scientifically generated topographical maps have you created in the last day or so? Chances are the answer is "none," unless you're writing or publishing a series of old-school fantasy novels. Those …

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An officer who helped end one of the worst school shootings in US history has a problem with Texas' new gun law

The Republican-backed law — which passed through the state Legislature last year — allows concealed handgun license holders over 21 to carry their weapons on public college campuses.<p>The date coincides with the 50th anniversary of the 1966 University of Texas massacre, in which Charles Whitman, a US …

Guns

Does a Newborn's Helplessness Hold the Key to Human Smarts?

Other species are capable of displaying dazzling feats of intelligence. Crows can solve multistep problems. Apes display numerical skills and …

Astronomers Can't Rule Out Alien Megastructure Around Kepler Star

Astronomers still can’t rule out the presence of an alien megastructure around Kepler star KIC 8462852 — located nearly 1500 light years away in the constellation of Cygnus. Strange dips in the star’s luminosity over four years of observations with NASA’s Kepler space telescope initially fueled …

Universe

10 Quantum Truths About Our Universe

Even most of the pros don’t know all 10.<p><i>This post was contributed to Starts With A Bang by Sabine Hossenfelder. Sabine is a theoretical physicist</i> …

George Pell and the power of indifference

<b>Victims of child sexual abuse have reason to feel disappointed by George Pell's testimony so far at the Royal Commission, writes Cathy Humphreys.</b><p>"It …

Sociology

Finland plans to pay each citizen 800 euros per month in national basic income proposal

Imagine no more social welfare benefits or income support packages. Instead, you receive $1,190 deposited into your bank account, each month, …

Twitter's Periscope is a 'platform for truth', claims founder

Exclusive: Periscope founder and chief executive tells Sophie Curtis about how he hopes the app will become a platform for transparency and truth<p>Periscope, a mobile app that allows anyone to live-broadcast video from anywhere in the world at any time, is the latest darling of the technology …

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