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Georgia Tech physicists unlock the secret to perfect wok-tossed fried rice

Enlarge / Wok tossing has long been suspected of causing the high shoulder injury rate among Chinese chefs. Hunting Ko and David Hu/Georgia Tech Fried rice is a classic dish in pretty much every Chinese restaurant, and the strenuous process of tossing the rice in a wok over high heat is key to producing the …

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Trippy Fingers Combines Music Visualizers With Oculus Quest Hand Tracking

Do you remember those slightly weird music visualizers that were all the rage back in the early 2000s? You can pump through some mp3s on iTunes and chuck on the visualizer to watch shapes and lights bop and bounce (mostly) to the beat. Well, with Trippy Fingers, you can now create something very similar on …

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Ten rules for dating my teenage daughter placing your Wi-Fi access points

Enlarge / The top floor of our test house is relatively straightforward—although like many houses, it suffers from terrible router placement nowhere near its center. Jim Salter Here at Ars, we’ve spent a lot of time covering how Wi-Fi works, which kits perform the best, and how upcoming standards will affect you. Today, we’re going …

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Decentralization Philosophy – Does Crypto Still Need Catalysts?

Credits for LTB#428 – Decentralization Philosophy (Part 2) This episode of Let’s Talk Bitcoin! is sponsored by Brave.com and eToro.com. This episode featured Stephanie Murphy, Andreas M. Antonopoulos, Jonathan Mohan and Adam B. Levine for a hot minute. Today’s episode was produced by Adam B. Levine, edited by Jonas with music provided by Jared Rubens, From Ether Music and general fuzz. Would you like …

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Wells Fargo Fined $3 Billion for 15 Years of Illegal Practices Affecting Millions of Customers

</header> <strong>Wells Fargo, one of the largest U.S. financial services companies, has agreed to pay $3 billion to resolve the U.S. government’s investigations into fraudulent sales practices spanning over 15 years. The Wells Fargo fraud case involved the company forging customer signatures, moving money from millions of customer accounts to unauthorized accounts, and misusing customers’ …

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KidKraft’s Alexa-powered toy kitchen sizzles and tells dad jokes

Kids love to cook — or at least to pretend to. They enjoy emulating their parents, especially when it comes to making delicious things to eat. However, our kitchen routines have changed a lot thanks to voice control technology, which isn’t easily replicated in a basic wood or plastic playset. So KidKraft’s new toy kitchen …

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JP Morgan: Digital Money Foundation Laid, Blockchain In Banking Years Away

A recent report by a Major United States bank JP Morgan Chase suggested that current blockchain developments are lying down the foundation for digital money, but adoption is still years away. A report published by JP Morgan on Feb. 21 suggests that the finance industry is moving beyond blockchain technology. Blockchain in banking still years …

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SpaceX’s next military launch cleared for historic rocket landing attempt

By Eric Ralph Posted on February 23, 2020 SpaceX officially has permission to perform a Falcon 9 booster recovery after its next launch for the US Air Force, now guaranteed to be the first time a rocket booster attempts to land during an operational launch for the US military. Alongside their booster landing attempt confirmation, …

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