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Medical News Today: Could coffee reduce women's risk of dementia?

Today is International Coffee Day, and what better way to celebrate than providing our readers with some positive news about one the nation’s favorite hot drinks; a new study suggests that older women who drink two to three cups of ...

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This exoskeleton glove could let you feel the ‘shape’ of virtual reality

Virtual reality headsets like the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift can create realistic virtual worlds, and motion controllers can even let you interact with objects in them. However, this is the part of the VR experience that can feel less ...

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How the blockchain could revolutionize welfare — or undermine the poor

The blockchain (more accurately called “distributed ledger technology”) has long been a fixation for nerds of all stripes, but lately the real world has been taking notice as well. No longer solely the domain of crypto-security nuts and techno-utopians looking ...

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Could modern, nanoscale vacuum tubes replace transistors?

One of the topics we’ve covered multiple times at ExtremeTech is the difficulty of continuing to scale semiconductor technology, and the related problem of improving chip performance without increasing clock speed. While Intel and other manufacturers continue to search for ...

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L.A. gas leak could lead to California blackouts this summer

Dean Musgrove/AP Energy officials say a natural gas well blowout last year that crippled a major energy supply for Southern California could lead to blackouts this summer. LOS ANGELES — A massive natural gas well blowout last year that crippled ...

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PlayStation 4K could offer ‘twice’ the PS4’s GPU horsepower

Ever since the news first broke about a major hardware refresh for the PS4, the internet has been abuzz with theories and leaks. Most recently, a post on the popular gaming forum NeoGAF claims that the “PS4K” will feature a ...

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Prominent cracking group claims game piracy could be dead within two years

Share This article For as long as games have had copy protection, there have been ways to break said copy protection. In the earliest days of gaming, games often required you to enter a random word or sentence from the ...

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Fake Christmas trees could make you sick

Adam C Bartlett/Getty Images Americans buy 9.5 million fake trees each year, but some people could get sick from them. If the holidays are leaving you feeling lousy, it may not be your in-laws. It could be the fake tree. ...

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Jets Insider: DeSean Jackson could get Darrelle Revis wish

Alex Goodlett/Getty Images Darrelle Revis will likely cover DeSean Jackson this weekend, who claims no one can cover him. DeSean Jackson has a chance to back up his tough talk. During training camp, the Washington wide receiver had an eye-opening ...

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Microsoft buys Havok physics from Intel, could boost Xbox One cloud gaming

Share This article For the past decade, many of the most popular video games have used a common physics engine — Havok. While it’s had some competition from competing solutions, like Nvidia’s PhysX, Havok has powered Call of Duty, the ...

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