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‘Magic: The Gathering’ esports league launches with $10 million in prizes

https://www.engadget.com/2018/12/07/magic-the-gathering-esports-league-10-million-prizes/ Hasbro/Wizards of the Coast Magic: The Gathering, which counts over 35 million players worldwide, will get an esports league with a combined $10 million in prize money, Wizards of the Coast (WOTC) and Hasbro announced. The Magic Pro League … Continue reading

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Outrage Intensifies Over Claims Of Gene-Edited Babies

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/12/07/673878474/outrage-intensifies-over-claims-of-gene-edited-babies?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news There has been a backlash since Chinese scientist He Jiankui’s claimed that he edited genes in embryos that became twin girls. Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images There has been a backlash since Chinese scientist … Continue reading

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New PC/Console MMO From Ark Dev Supports 40,000 Players At Once

https://www.gamespot.com/articles/new-pcconsole-mmo-from-ark-dev-supports-40000-play/1100-6463749/ Tonight at The Game Awards, Ark: Survival Evolved developer Studio Wildcard announced a new game. Atlas, as it’s called, is an open-world survival MMO. It’s launching next week on PC, with a console version coming in 2019 through the … Continue reading

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An Astronaut Spotted a Soyuz Crew Launch from Space and the Video Is AMAZING!

https://www.space.com/42650-soyuz-crew-launch-from-space-astronaut-video.html A trio of astronauts soared off Earth on Monday morning  (Dec. 3), destined to spend six months living and working aboard the International Space Station — and the best view was savored by their now-roommates. European Space … Continue reading

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NVIDIA PhysX Goes Open Source

http://www.legitreviews.com/nvidia-physx-goes-open-source_209466 Posted by Nathan Kirsch | Tue, Dec 04, 2018 – 5:24 PM The NVIDIA PhysX physics simulation engine is going open source after being introduced 10 years ago (also, thanks Ageia)! It’s available today as open source under the … Continue reading

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Chinese Scientist Responsible for Gene-Edited Babies Has Reportedly Gone Missing

https://gizmodo.com/chinese-scientist-responsible-for-gene-edited-babies-ha-1830848405 He Jiankui speaking in Hong Kong last week. Image: AP The current whereabouts of He Jiankui—the scientist who claims to have engineered the world’s first genetically modified human babies—is unknown. Rumors are now circulating that he’s been detained by … Continue reading

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Russia Shows Off New Laser Weapon After U.S. Threatens to Pull Out of Missile Treaty

https://gizmodo.com/russia-shows-off-new-laser-weapon-after-u-s-threatens-1830874116 Video of Russia’s new Peresvet laser weapons systemGIF: Sputunik Russian state media published video earlier today of its latest laser weapons system, the Peresvet. The move comes just a day after the U.S. said it would likely pull out … Continue reading

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