However, N. fowleri infections are very rare, with only 34 infections reported in the U.S. over a recent 10-year period, even though millions of people go swimming each year, the CDC says. But infections may be becoming more common as water temperatures rise due to climate change, according to Business Insider. … [Read more...] about 13-year-old dies of rare ‘brain-eating’ amoeba after swimming in Florida lake
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There's a whole world of PC components out thereThese are the best gaming laptopsCheck out the best rival Intel processorsThe speculation provides absolutely nothing else in the way of details, so we don’t know where this 10-core part might fit into the Ryzen 4000 range. Perhaps the obvious guess would be the Ryzen 4800X, meaning that would step up from 8-cores to 10-cores, with the 4700X staying on 8-cores, making for a more obvious point of differentiation in that section of AMD’s range. … [Read more...] about AMD Ryzen 4000 could have a 10-core CPU aiming to destroy Intel’s Comet Lake flagship
Much like the rollerblades, skateboards, and bikes that they hope to replace, RocketSkates have a learning curve. It looks easy when an experience rider does it, but newbies will need to get the hang of pointing the wheels in the same direction, leaning without falling forward or backward. The urge to move your legs is strong, as is the desire to have your feet evenly placed rather than riding with one in front of the other. Ignore these impulses! For they lead only to slipping and sliding and (once, but only once!) actually falling down. … [Read more...] about Feet-on with RocketSkates, which are exactly what they sound like
Seeing the light on national security ... Since 2008, Beck explained why his views on the matter have evolved. "You also have to remember that intelligence keeps us safe," Beck said. "Unfortunately there's a lot of bad actors in the world. I am a New Zealander, but you also have to understand that national security is a global thing. It's not a singular country's responsibility. New Zealand is part of the Five Eyes... it's all very well to criticize national security until the very day that you need it." No doubt it helps pay the bills as well. (submitted by platykurtic) … [Read more...] about Rocket Report: SpaceX seeks 20km hop license, why Rocket Lab funder left
"When the California 'high speed' rail was approved, I was quite disappointed, as I know many others were too," Musk wrote in a blog post today about the Hyperloop project. "How could it be that the home of Silicon Valley and [the Jet Propulsion Laboratory] — doing incredible things like indexing all the world's knowledge and putting rovers on Mars — would build a bullet train that is both one of the most expensive per mile and one of the slowest in the world?" … [Read more...] about Can Elon Musk’s Superfast ‘Hyperloop’ Transit System Really Be Built?