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Water Fleas are the Real Transformers

Consider the water flea. They don’t seem like the flashiest animals, but it turns out they can grow helmets and spines to beat their enemies, and can even customize the defenses based on which predator they’re fighting.Read more... Source: Gizmodo

Neanderthals Ate Each Other and Used Their Bones as Tools

For over a century, paleoanthropologists have been fascinated by a gory question: were Neanderthals cannibals? In recent years, we’ve found remains that suggest cannibalism did exist in various parts of southern Europe but new remains found in northern Europe add further evidence to the “yes” answer and tell us more about why cannibalism was practiced. Read more... Source: Gizmodo

Pokémon Go Makes Driving A Lot More Dangerous

There are still a handful of years between this world and full autonomy in cars, meaning we have some time before we’re all sock monkeys being chauffeured by robot vehicles. But there’s a more immediate, widespread issue threatening to take the fun—and the safety—out of our roads: Pokémon Go.Read more... Source: Gizmodo

Armed Robbers Use Pokémon Go To Find 9 Victims

The new augmented reality game Pokemon Go has gotten people off the couch and into the real world . But police in O’Fallon, Missouri say that four men have used the game to find players at a specific location, and robbed them using a handgun.Read more... Source: Gizmodo

Pokémon GO, Thinga.me, and other awesome apps of the week

From the augmented reality Pokémon game everyone’s talking about to a notable update to disappearing messaging app Snapchat, we’ve sifted through this week’s most exciting apps to bring you the ones you absolutely need to download now. Check out our picks below. Trust us, this is the way you want to spend Sunday! Snapchat Memories […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

Keep your data protected, master a powerful game engine, and more [Deals]

A new day, a bunch of killer new deals. This week we’ve got comprehensive lessons in the Unity 3D game engine, a toolkit for running Windows on your Mac, a gorgeous soundbar with optical audio, and a lifetime of virtual private network access, all for massive discounts of between 56 and 93 percent off. Take […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

Did You Install This Malicious Pokémon Go App?

People all over have been trying to enjoy the new Pokémon Go app, which released this week to so much fanfare that it’s experiencing massive server overload . The hype was so real that people were passing around APK files so that people outside the countries where it’s available could side-load it on Android, something I saw in my own friend groups.Read more... Source: Gizmodo