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It’s Time to Declare War on Mosquitoes



Zika is now a global emergency , and the latest in a long string of mosquito-borne viruses to afflict humanity. Mosquitoes truly suck, and the time has come to do something about them. Here’s how science will help—and why a war on mosquitoes doesn’t mean we have to wipe them off the face of the planet.

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Why Assuming You’re Mediocre Could Save You From Financial Ruin 



After a slow fourth quarter in 2015, many economists predict the United States economy will rebound for a stronger showing later this year. That’s promising news. So why do many of us feel like we’re not doing so well—even in times of relative prosperity?

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Engadget giveaway: Win an Xbox One Gears of War Ultimate Edition courtesy of GameStop!



GameStop was nice enough to drop off an Xbox One Gears of War Ultimate Edition console to our offices and we’re looking to pass it along to a lucky Engadget reader this week. This bundle includes a free download of the game, plus early access to the…