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A Baby Fish Crisis, the Terrible Microsoft Surface Pro X, and More News


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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Wired.com: “A Baby Fish Crisis, the Terrible Microsoft Surface Pro X, and More News”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

A new report shows that some areas off the coast of Hawaii—where predators depends on fish larvae for survival—are packed with 126 times the amount of microplastic as nearby surface waters. Not only do animals confuse these microplastics for larvae, the plastics also find their way into the bellies of the larvae themselves, climbing up the food chain all the way up to you and me.

Microsoft introduced the Surface Pro X as its fastest and best 2-1 computer in the lineup to date. Don't believe it. According to our reviewer, the device has major compatibility problems, poor battery life, stability issues, and at $1000 is stupid expensive. So what's good about it? Free returns.

That's how many likes some US Instagram users will be able to see starting this week. Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri announced at WIRED25 that the company would test hiding likes as part of a continuing effort to make Instagram a safer and less toxic corner of the internet.

Working from home sounds awfully dreamy, but as any WFH-er will tell you, the reality is a little less so. Brighten up your favorite remote worker's life with a gift from this list.

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