Archive | February 2, 2018

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Now we know why polar bears are so vulnerable to global warming

Polar bears are the sentinel species when it comes to global warming. They’re the symbol used for fundraising campaigns and initiatives to raise awareness of how human activities, specifically the burning of fossil fuels for energy, is endangering our majestic planet. We’ve known for a while that polar bears, which depend on sea ice cover […]

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The Nunes memo reveals that Devin Nunes is dumber than we thought

After a week of breathless coverage of the supposedly explosive Nunes memo, the House Intelligence Committee finally released it to the public on Friday. The response of experts in the field: ¯_(ツ)_/¯ . SEE ALSO: ‘Democracy dies in dankness’ according to Trump Jr. The Nunes memo, named after House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes whose […]

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Learn the programming language that’s used by Airbnb and Hulu

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable’s commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. The world of programming is full of many different languages. If you’re new to web development, it can be hard to know which one to learn […]

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The Nunes memo was just released, and of course the website crashed

The U.S. government released a highly anticipated document today, and, perhaps unsurprisingly, the designated website couldn’t handle the load. The so-called Nunes Memo, a contentious document authored by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes’ staff, alleges abuse of power by the F.B.I. in relation to its investigation into the Trump campaign’s possible ties to the […]

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Chrome OS is almost ready to replace Android on tablets

Chrome OS is almost ready to replace Android on tablets

Google’s latest Chrome update, version 64, is now making its way to Chromebooks with a number of much-needed, tablet-focused features. Those include a new split-screen feature for multitasking while in tablet mode, and a screenshot feature borrowed from Android, as noted by 9to5Google. While these are relatively standard upgrades, they do paint a picture of […]

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