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Mind-Controlled Computer Retrains Stroke Victims' Brains to Help Them Move Again

Imagine having the technology to help patients with physical impairments retrain their minds to recover motor skills. Now, what if I told you this could work for people with significant brain injuries—like a stroke—as well?

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Five ‘Fun’ Board Games About Real Disasters to Remind You We’re Completely Doomed

There are plenty of horror board games and tabletop RPGs that thrive on fantasy, whether it’s helping a ghost solve its own gruesome murder in Mysterium, or helping to stop (or aid) the rise of evil gods with Call of Cthulhu: The Card Game. But of course, the biggest horrors are the ones humans actually face in real…

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Russian University Lovingly Erects Giant Concrete Monument to Peer Review

Life as an academic is hard, if you discount the summers off and the whole tenure thing. Assuming you’ve ever submitted a piece of research for publication, chances are you’ve had to go through the process of peer review—an often soul-crushing ordeal during which you and your ideas are metaphorically flayed by a jury…

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Keep Your iPhone Safe With These Super-Affordable Anker Screen Protectors

If you want to keep your iPhone looking pristine, Anker’s selling 2-packs of tempered glass screen protectors for the 7 and 7 Plus for just $4 today. Just be sure to buy the right size for your phone, and don’t forget the promo codes below.

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Trump's Pointless, Racist Anti-Immigration Hotline Is Outing Domestic Violence Survivors to Their Abusers 

President Trump’s effort to track and prevent violence from undocumented immigrants has instead become a nightmare for domestic violence and human trafficking survivors, according to an advocacy group that helps immigrants suffering from abuse.

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I Have One Question for Elon Musk

Are you ready, Elon?

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You May Not Care About Avatar, But Its New Theme Park Is a Glimpse Into Disney's Future

Disney’s foundation may have been built on animation, but these days, Disney is powered by franchises. That’s especially true in the theme parks; where major expansions have recently been announced based on some of Disney’s newer, blockbuster franchises like Star Wars, Marvel and... Avatar. And while you may have no…

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The Trump Organization Was Reportedly Hit by Overseas Hackers, Triggering an FBI Probe 

The FBI has reportedly launched an inquiry into an attempted cyberattack targeting members of the first family.

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This Monkey Crime Ring Will Hold Your Shit Ransom

Sopranos superfans will be glad to know that the mafia is still alive and well—sort of. A temple in Bali, Indonesia has apparently been overrun by mafioso macaques that have been stealing tourists’ items in exchange for food. New research suggests the unusual phenomenon is a learned behavior, and goddamn is it a good…

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