New Apple MacBook Pro banned from bar exams in multiple states thanks to Touch Bar

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Apple’s new Touch Bar is causing problems for MacBook Pro users who intended to use their new hardware to sit for bar exams. Multiple states have banned the new systems or restricted their use due to concerns about cheating.

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Asteroid discovered hours before it passes between Earth and moon

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A near miss by a small asteroid, but we only spotted it a few hours ahead of time.

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LG’s Apple-approved 5K monitor goes bananas if placed near a router

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The LG 5K UltraFine monitor that Apple recommends as a replacement for its now-discontinued Thunderbolt display has a significant problem — it goes bonkers if you put it too close to a wireless router. If it’s too close, it can freeze a machine completely.

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Lidar used to map ancient Mayan superhighway system

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The Mayan city of El Mirador might have been more advanced than we thought.

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Explosions used to make large quantities of graphene

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All you need is hydrocarbon gas, oxygen, and a spark plug.

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