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The Future Is Surviving Assault by Five Human Fingers to the Face.

28 MARCH 2022

TOP STORY

Can You Die From Getting Slapped Too Hard?

The blow certainly sounded pretty percussive. But was Chris Rock in any mortal danger when Will Smith made fresh prints on Chris Rock’s face? We consulted science. And science, of course, has answers.

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HEADLINES FROM TODAY

ONESaturn’s Rings Are Disappearing, Scientists Say

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TWOScientists Release Stunning Picture Taken Really Close to the Sun

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THREEElon Musk Says He Has COVID Again

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OF INTEREST

The UK Is Training Paramedics to Use Jetpacks in Emergencies

The UK’s Lake District is set to equip paramedics with their own Jet Suits for emergency response. According to a BBC report published yesterday, one member of Great North Air Ambulance (GNAA) staff has completed training to use the suit solo, and two more will start soon. And wait until you see these things move…

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NEWS IN QUOTES

“ I’m just in a little house by myself with no dog. 

— Elon Musk, solitary man, sans dog.

FROM THE DEPT. OF STUFF TO SPEND MONEY ON

I Used the GameSir X2 Controller to Turn My Smartphone Into a Retro Gaming Arcade

Gaming on smartphones is still scoffed at by many, and in some cases, with good reason. Whether it’s a game made natively on Android or iOS or a watered-down port of an established entry, experiences on smartphones just don’t stack up to gaming on PC or home consoles. But it would be a shame to waste all that glorious processing power, wouldn’t it? The GameSir X2 lets you tap into your Android phone’s natural gaming capabilities — you’d be shocked at the kind of nostalgic magic it’s capable of, right in your hands.

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