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People are decorating their windows with hearts and messages of hope right now

People are decorating their windows with hearts and messages of hope right now

Thousands of people are practicing social distancing worldwide and under stay-at-home orders to stop the spread of coronavirus, but that’s not stopping neighbors from leaving messages of hope in the windows of their homes. It’s unclear where or when the effort started, but photos of people putting rainbows, colorful heart cutouts, teddy bears and anything…MORE

Don’t use the microwave; top tips for speedy broadband

Don’t use the microwave; top tips for speedy broadband

Internet connections are under increasing strain as millions of people self-isolate due to coronavirus, and it turns out your microwave could play a role in keeping your household online. Using your microwave can reduce Wi-Fi signals, UK telecoms regulator Ofcom said Tuesday in a set of tips on how to keep your home connected. “So…MORE

The world’s new heroes are medical workers

The world’s new heroes are medical workers

Most big sports events in the US now feature a “Salute to the Troops” moment, when fans stand to honor a returned service-member. It’s a tradition that seeks to salve wounds lingering from the Vietnam War, when fierce social divides saw many conscripts spurned when they came home. But when the coronavirus pandemic is over…MORE

Curiosity rover shares new selfie, climbs steep hill on Mars

Curiosity rover shares new selfie, climbs steep hill on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity rover just conquered a major milestone on Mars — and it took a selfie to celebrate the feat. Curiosity recently finished a record-setting climb by rolling up its steepest hill to date. It’s called Greenheugh Pediment and the challenging hill created a 31-degree tilt for the rover. Previously, the only other rover to…MORE

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