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Chilling Adventures of Sabrina S3 is a mesmerizing melting pot of the macabre
is back, delivering another bewitching brew of horror, magic, and the occasional high school hijinks. After a slightly uneven second season, season 3 is an expertly paced thrill ride, as Sabrina grapples with romantic entanglements, daddy issues, and an infernal challenge to her hellish birthright. In the process, reveals that it is ultimately a show about power: specifically, who gets…

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Rocket League is dropping Mac, Linux because of crazy-low player counts [Updated]
For anyone who clings to Linux or MacOS as a preferred gaming platform, Epic Games and Psyonix offered a rare kind of bad news on Thursday. The companies confirmed that their mega-hit game would no longer receive updates for either platform, following a "final" patch for all non-Windows versions on PC coming in "early March.

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Linux on laptops: Ubuntu 19.10 on the HP Dragonfly Elite G1
Further ReadingHP Elite Dragonfly review: Luxurious, professional, expensiveLast month, Ars Associate Reviewer Valentina Palladino treated us to a thorough hands-on review of HP's ultra-sleek, ultra-chic Dragonfly Elite G1. Shortly afterward at CES, HP announced a second-generation Dragonfly Elite, the G2, with Ice Lake CPU, optional LTE modem, and more.

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SpaceX scrubs Starlink launch attempt Monday due to weather [Updated]
9:30am ET Monday Update: SpaceX scrubbed Monday's launch attempt due to strong upper level winds. The company will now target a back-up launch opportunity on 9:28am ET (14:28 UTC) Tuesday, when weather conditions are expected to be more favorable. Original post: Weather-permitting, SpaceX will attempt to launch its third batch of operational Starlink satellites on Monday morning.

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House legislators want to hand NASA’s human spaceflight program over to Boeing
On Friday evening, a US House of Representatives committee released H.R. 5666, an authorization act for NASA. Such bills are not required for an agency to function, and they do not directly provide funding—that comes from the appropriations committees in the House and Senate. Authorization bills provide a "sense" of Congress, however and indicate what legislators will be willing to…

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The Wave takes us on a trippy, surreal journey through a fractured timeline
An ethically challenged insurance lawyer finds himself on a bad hallucinogenic trip that makes him question the nature of his reality, in first-time Director Gille Klabin's psychedelic sci-fi thriller, . (Some spoilers below.) Frank (Justin Long, ) is a lawyer for an insurance company who finds an error in a life insurance claim form for a deceased firefighter that will…

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Patreon can’t solve its porn pirate problem
Last fall, a prolific photographer who asked not to be named noticed a sharp, unexplained drop-off in earnings on his Patreon page, where fans shell out cash for tiered subscriptions to his photos of well-lit nude models. Then, in December, he received an anonymous email with a link to a website called Yiff.Party.

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As sea levels rise, little of the United States will be unaffected
The United States is rich enough, industrialized enough, and far enough from the tropics that the rising temperatures of our changing climate aren't going to make any place uninhabitable. But a side effect of those rising temperatures—rising oceans—most certainly will. Already, an ever-growing list of places are facing what's called "nuisance flooding," in which even a high tide can leave…

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Tesla needs to fix Autopilot safety flaws, demands Senator Markey
On Friday, Sen. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) called on Tesla to adopt "common sense recommendations" in its Autopilot driver assist to "guarantee the safety of its technology." Specifically, he's asking the automaker to stop implying that the system is capable of self-driving and also asks Tesla to fit a proper driver-monitoring system.