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Google plans vaccination clinics at some of its sites

Google is launching an initiative to provide more than $150 million to promote education and equitable distribution of coronavirus vaccines, the company announced today. It’s going to make some Google facilities — buildings, parking lots, and open spaces — available...

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How to Back Up Your Most Important Emails

To provide a safety net against most potential issues—an account hack, having no internet access, accidentally deleting messages—we'd recommend downloading messages to a desktop email client such as Microsoft Outlook or Thunderbird, and keeping them separate and untouched unless you...

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Flash Is Dead—but Not Gone

On January 12, just after 8:15 am local time, computers started to malfunction at the Dalian Train Operation Depot in northeast China. The dispatcher's browsers weren't loading train schedule details. Six hours later, dispatchers also lost the ability to print...

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The Secret Ingredient That Powers Supernovas

In 1987, a giant star exploded right next to our own Milky Way galaxy. It was the brightest and closest supernova since the invention of the telescope some four centuries earlier, and just about every observatory turned to take a...

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A Beginner’s Guide for Working Out at Home

I consider myself an athlete, but I don’t engage in any particularly impressive physical feats. I am not “cut” or “swole.” My superpower is consistency. Barring the rare knee surgery or birthing the occasional child, I have worked out daily...

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The Best Mouse for Every Kind of Gamer

Picking a gaming mouse is a very personal endeavor. Everyone's hands are different, everyone's preferences and needs are different, and we all play different games. That's why we're lucky to live in the golden age of gaming mice, with major...

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