November 10, 2019
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10-Year Proton Measurement Mystery Is Probably Solved

10-Year Proton Measurement Mystery Is Probably Solved
A precise new measurement of the size of the proton shows a decade-long problem may now have a solution.The proton is arguably the most important particle to our everyday lives, forming one of the three core components of atoms and determining elements’ identities. That makes the values of its various properties extra important. Experimental disagreement…

Anti-anxiety med recalled due to ‘foreign substance’ and infection risk

Anti-anxiety med recalled due to ‘foreign substance’ and infection risk
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. is recalling one lot of the anti-anxiety medication alprazolam -- commonly sold under the brand name Xanax -- "due to the potential presence of foreign substance," the company said last week. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. is recalling one lot of the anti-anxiety medication alprazolam -- commonly sold under the brand name Xanax --…

New 13.2 Update Bricking Some HomePods

New 13.2 Update Bricking Some HomePods
Apple today released new 13.2 software for the HomePod with long-awaited features like Handoff and voice detection for different family members, but unfortunately, some users are running into problems with the update. According to multiple people on the MacRumors forums and Reddit, the 13.2 update "bricked" their HomePods, rendering them unusable. Users who are seeing…

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6: Good, but good enough?

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Why is Bauhaus such a big deal in design?

Why is Bauhaus such a big deal in design?
That iPhone in your pocket? Your simple Ikea bookshelf? The glass box architecture of your local office park? You can thank a century-old design movement for their sleek lines and emphasis on utility. Founded as an art school in 1919, Germany’s Bauhaus sparked a revolution in architecture and design. A hundred years later, its “less…

Facebook pulls hundreds of propaganda accounts linked to PR firms

Facebook pulls hundreds of propaganda accounts linked to PR firms
In particular, the firms created fake accounts and used them to post anti-Qatar, anti-Iran and pro-UAE propaganda. Egypt and the UAE cut off their ties with Qatar a couple of years ago, accusing the country's government of supporting terrorism. Here's a sample post by one of the fake Pages:BuzzFeed News, which previously discovered the PR…

Bakkt’s Slow Start Doesn’t Mean Bitcoin Futures Have Flopped

Bakkt’s Slow Start Doesn’t Mean Bitcoin Futures Have Flopped
opinion Galen Moore is a member of the CoinDesk Research team. The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own. The following article originally appeared in Institutional Crypto by CoinDesk, a weekly newsletter focused on institutional investment in crypto assets. Sign up for free here.  It’s a lively time for bitcoin derivatives – or at…

The Bicameral Universe: A Theory of Everything in One Blog Post

O Lord Lead me from the unreal to the real. Lead me from the darkness to light. Lead me from death to immortality. May there be peace, peace, and perf...