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LiDAR Survey Reveals Numerous Ancient Maya Structures in Guatemalan Jungle

An ambitious LiDAR (light detection and ranging) survey of forested areas in Guatemala has revealed more than 60,000 previously undetected ancient structures, including isolated houses, large palaces, ceremonial centers, and stone pyramids. The ancient Maya city of Tikal in Guatemala. Image credit: Comenius University. LiDAR technology is able to pierce …

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Researchers Find Previously Unknown Structure in Human Spermatozoon Tails

By using cryo-electron tomography, an international team of scientists has identified a completely new nanostructure — named the Tail Axoneme Intra-Lumenal Spiral (TAILS) — inside human spermatozoon tails. The human spermatozoon tail is a highly complex machine that consists of around a thousand different types of building blocks. Image credit: …

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What does it mean to be Agency of the Year?

In preparation for this year’s Search Engine Land Awards, we spent some time redesigning the Agency of the Year categories with the help of returning judges from our partner Clutch: Ilse Heine, a Business Analyst leading the SEO and SEM segments and Grayson Kemper, a Senior Content Developer, who leads SEO and …

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Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors Arrives At The AGO On March 3, 2018

Instagram Photo: asocialhummingbird   Mark your calendars art lovers, AGO is the only Canadian stop for the much anticipated Yayoi Kusama Infinity Mirrors exhibition! From March 3rd to May 27th 2018, the 87-year-old Japanese artist will be making a stop in Toronto as she embarks on her most significant North …

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Retailers Leak Speeds and Prices on Upcoming Intel Coffee Lake Chips

Intel’s Coffee Lake may have launched last fall, but the company hasn’t introduced many SKUs to-date. The high-end is reasonably well-covered between the Core i7-8700K, i7-8700, Core i5-8600K, and Core i5-8400 (See on Amazon). Below the Core i5-8400, there’s a rather substantial performance gulf. The Core i3-8350K is an overpriced …

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AMD Launches New Epyc, Ryzen Embedded CPUs

For the past year, AMD has been busy rolling out multiple waves of Ryzen hardware. From high-end consumer desktops, to 16-core enthusiast and workstation designs, to its new APUs for the budget-conscious enthusiast, AMD has been firing on all cylinders for the first time in, well, a very long time. …

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Microsoft’s Windows on ARM Effort is Seriously Limited

When Microsoft announced it was working on a new version of Windows on ARM, the news generated a fair amount of skepticism. Microsoft’s previous effort in this arena, Windows RT, was legendary for high rates of return, limited capabilities, and generally weak performance. Windows RT looked just like Windows, but …

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Intel Releases Spectre Patches for Kaby Lake, Coffee Lake

Intel has announced a new set of updates for the Spectre attacks we’ve been talking about for the past six weeks or so. Spectre has two variants (Variant 1 and Variant 2). Meltdown, another critical security flaw, is considered to be Variant 3 and, in the x86 space, affects only …

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Qualcomm Offers Even More Money For NXP, Tells Broadcom to Shove Off

Since November of 2017 we’ve been watching a fight play out between Broadcom and Qualcomm. It began when Broadcom offered to buy out Qualcomm and Qualcomm wasn’t interested. Broadcom then launched a hostile takeover by nominating 11 individuals to Qualcomm’s board of directors. That proposal won’t be voted on until …

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