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How Vikings Went Into a Trancelike Rage Before Battle

How Vikings Went Into a Trancelike Rage Before Battle

The legendary Viking warriors known as berserkers were renowned for their ferocity in battle, purportedly fighting in a trancelike state of blind rage...
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Hackers Hit Click2Gov Bill-Paying Portals in 8 Cities

In 2017 and 2018, hackers compromised systems running the Click2Gov self-service bill-payment portal in dozens of cities across the United States, a feat...
A Password-Exposing Bug Was Purged From LastPass

A Password-Exposing Bug Was Purged From LastPass

Developers of the LastPass password manager have patched a vulnerability that made it possible for websites to steal credentials for the last account...
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Ex-Donkey Kong Champ Threatens to Sue Over Record Removal

Competitive videogamer Billy Mitchell is threatening "legal recourse" against Guinness World Records and the Twin Galaxies scoreboard if they don't retract "defamatory statements"...
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Mass Graves in Russia Tell the Grim Story of Mongol Invasion

Archaeologists excavated part of the old city center of Yaroslavl, Russia, between 2005 and 2010 as part of an effort to restore its...
Algorithms Shouldve Made Courts More Fair. What Went Wrong

How YACHT Used Machine Learning to Create Their New Album

We knew we’d have to base everything on some kind of dataset, so early on, we thought, ‘What if we used our back...
'Carnival Row' Brings a Richly Textured Fantasy World to Life

‘Carnival Row’ Brings a Richly Textured Fantasy World to Life

Oscar-winning director Guillermo del Toro was originally tapped to direct the series—the neo-Victorian setting and fantastical creatures would have been very well-suited to...
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The Rock That Vibrates in Time With Earth, Wind, and Waves

Scientists at the University of Utah have made the first detailed seismic measurements of a pillar-shaped sandstone formation in Moab National Park known...
Scientists Avoid Bias When They Know They're Being Tested

Scientists Avoid Bias When They Know They’re Being Tested

The test for this was rather complicated. In the first year of the experiment, all the committee members were made aware the experiment...
The Jeopardy! Master is Making a Better Trivia Game

The Jeopardy! Master is Making a Better Trivia Game

"I think most people's experience playing trivia is just feeling dumb, and that's no way to spend an evening."That sentence probably doesn't describe...
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Virgin Media customers face imminent price rise and that's not the only bad news

Virgin Media customers face imminent price rise and that’s not the only bad news

Virgin Media users are facing higher bills with the increase coming into force within a matter of weeks.The broadband and TV firm announced...
Android fans warned again - delete these popular Google Play Store apps now

Android fans warned again – delete these popular Google Play Store apps now

Android users should check their phones immediately.Anyone with either the “Sun Pro Beauty Camera” or “Funny Sweet Beauty Camera” is putting their phone...

May I have a word about… Facebook claiming the word ‘book’ | Jonathan Bouquet...

It’s the bare-faced impudence of Facebook that takes the breath away. Mark Zuckerberg’s seemingly uncontrollable behemoth, having exerted ownership over “like”, “wall”, “poke”...
Aron Eisenberg’s Last Tweet, Facebook & Instagram Posts

Aron Eisenberg’s Last Tweet, Facebook & Instagram Posts

Facebook Larry Nemecek, Aron Eisenberg and Malissa Longo at a Star Trek after party. Aron Eisenberg was active on social media the day before he...
England v Tonga live stream - How to watch Rugby World Cup 2019

England v Tonga live stream – How to watch Rugby World Cup 2019

England get their Rugby World Cup 2019 off to a start today with a tough clash against Tonga.Although the men in white are...

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