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Here's a closer look at the new LEGO sets you can buy later this year

8 monthes ago   |   By TechRadar

Pick the LEGOs you'll put under the tree this year
LEGO unveiled all of the biggest new sets that it will release through the end of 2018 at a big preview event in New York City last week. Fans of Harry Potter, the MCU or DCU, Star Wars or the Incredibles can buy some amazing buildable sets from their favorite films (or pretend they're buying them for their kids). And parents of tech-minded kiddos can pick from a ton of connected toys, from app-controlled cars to customizable roller coasters, that will both entertain and teach young ones about coding. These could easily vie for a spot on...
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Digging mammoths in the Arctic isn't as pretty and sci-fi as this new Lego set suggests

Digging mammoths in the Arctic isn't as pretty and sci-fi as this new Lego set suggests

8 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

A kid playing with the new Lego City set about Arctic exploration might think that scientists excavate mammoths and saber-toothed cats out of ice cubes using enormous saws, ice crawling machines with huge claws, and four propeller choppers. The reality, unfortunately, is not nearly as sci-fi, according to experts.
“The real version is a lot dirtier, murkier, a lot more kind of like a home-improvement kit you got out of the back door to get the job done,” says Victoria Herridge , a paleobiologist and scientific associate at the Natural History Museum in London. “The animals themselves would...
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Amazon's waterproof Kindle Paperwhite is on sale for $90 today, its lowest...

Amazon's waterproof Kindle Paperwhite is on sale for $90 today, its lowest price yet

Amazon's 2018 update to the Paperwhite turned it into the best Kindle for most people, and today only, the company is offering $40 off the new, waterproof model , marking the... Read more ...

Coinstar kiosks now support swapping cash for bitcoin

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France slaps Google with €50m fine for GDPR violations

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Tesla begins Model 3 deliveries in Europe next month

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Researchers Capture an Image of Negative Capacitance in Action

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NewsFor the first time ever, an international team of researchers imaged the microscopic state of negative capacitance. Contributed Author: Linda Vu, Lawrence Berkeley National... Read more ...

Le fondateur d'Atari va proposer 6 jeux pour Alexa

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Durant l'Alexa Conférence 2019 présentée par Amazon, nous avons pu apprendre une nouvelle pour le moins intéressante, le fondateur d'Atari proposera des jeux pour l'assistant... Read more ...

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