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Alien skull seen in new Mars Rover image and other fun anomalies spotted on the Red Planet this week

The above extraterrestrial skull was spotted in the high-resolution 360-degree panorama image captured this week by NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover. Cosmic Log presents a fun gallery of anomalies and curiosities folks have found in Perseverance’s postcards from the Red Planet. — Read the rest

Source: https://boingboing.net/2021/02/26/alien-skull-seen-in-new-mars-rover-image-and-other-fun-anomalies-spotted-on-the-red-planet-this-week.html
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How to Rename a Bluetooth Device on Your Mac

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Bluetooth accessories often have long and complex default names that are hard to keep track of. On your Mac, thankfully, you have the option to rename a Bluetooth device to whatever you want—even an emoji. Here’s how.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/712257/how-to-rename-a-bluetooth-device-on-your-mac/
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PlayStation 5 SSD expansion will reportedly be unlocked this summer

81891370-7816-11eb-b6da-35c16896ece6Considering the bloated sizes of recent games like Call of Duty and Cyberpunk 2077 (250GB just for those two), the PlayStation 5’s 825GB internal SSD seems pretty miniscule. Now, there’s word that you’ll finally be able to put another dri…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/play-station-5-will-get-internal-storage-upgrades-this-summer-095311001.html
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Disconnect Your Smart TV from the Internet to Stop Tracking

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Your smart TV is probably tracking what you watch. “Automated content recognition” (ACR) technology detects what you’re watching, uploading snippets of content to a reference library so marketers can keep track of your viewing habits.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/714602/disconnect-your-smart-tv-from-the-internet-to-stop-tracking/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Chris Hoffman

Maryland school district places largest-ever order for electric buses

This is a Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley school bus, built by Thomas Built Buses and equipped with an electric powertrain from Proterra.

Enlarge / This is a Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley school bus, built by Thomas Built Buses and equipped with an electric powertrain from Proterra. (credit: Daimler)

This week’s news about the new US Postal Service truck contract, and the USPS’s decision to order 90 percent of them with internal combustion engines, has been viewed by many as a missed opportunity. Thankfully, the news is better when it comes to electrifying another one of our public services—the school bus. On Thursday, Montgomery County—a wealthy Maryland suburb adjacent to Washington, DC—approved a contract to electrify its entire school bus fleet.

School buses are an ideal candidate for electrification, given the frequent stops and the fact that the buses usually only run a couple of times each day. With more than 1,400 buses, the Montgomery County Public Schools Board of Education, which has more than 200 schools and 160,000 students, has one of the largest fleets of school buses in the country. And now it’s getting 326 new ones, the largest single order of EV buses by a school district in the country.

The buses in question are Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouleys, built by Thomas Built Buses and equipped with electric powertrains made by Proterra. The Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley uses a 226kWh battery to achieve a range of up to 135 miles (217km), with up to 81 passengers aboard. The switch to electric power should cut the district’s carbon emissions by 25,000 tons and reduce diesel particulate pollution.

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Source: https://arstechnica.com/cars/2021/02/maryland-school-district-places-largest-ever-order-for-electric-buses/
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How to Delete Version History in Google Docs

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When you make a change to a Google Docs document, a copy of the previous version is saved. This allows you to roll back changes, but if you prefer, you can hide or delete the version history. Here’s how.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/709525/how-to-delete-version-history-in-google-docs/
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Twitter Super Follow borrows OnlyFans strategy to charge for tweets

Twitter is preparing to launch paid tweets, with a new Super Follow system which will work a little like Patreon or OnlyFans. Announced during the company’s investors presentation, Super Follow will offer a new way for those with followings on Twitter to monetize that audience, with everything from exclusive content to special badging. Twitter has long talked about – and, … Continue reading

Source: https://www.slashgear.com/twitter-super-follow-borrows-onlyfans-strategy-to-charge-for-tweets-25661290/
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Twitter teases new features for groups, tipping and ‘super follows’

25caeb20-7795-11eb-addb-a04b232c53e7Twitter plans to start testing several new features that could dramatically change how its users interact on its platform. During its analyst day presentation, the company previewed a number of new features, including communities, tipping and an acco…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/twitter-test-communities-tipping-super-follows-183101868.html
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Pokemon Presents confirmed for this week: What we’re expecting

This year is Pokemon‘s 25th anniversary, and while The Pokemon Company has indicated that it has big plans for the year, it hasn’t really revealed any of them just yet. We might finally get a look into the company’s plans for Pokemon‘s 25th this week, as a new Pokemon Presents presentation has been announced. While The Pokemon Company hasn’t told … Continue reading

Source: https://www.slashgear.com/pokemon-presents-confirmed-for-this-week-what-were-expecting-25661257/
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