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What Is Lossless Audio?

What Is Lossless Audio?

Apple made headlines in mid-2021 when it announced its Apple Music service would offer lossless audio in June of that year. The audio upgrade would be available to users at no extra cost, but some users didn't fully understand the benefit of lossless audio, especially after years of digital music that sounded perfectly acceptable.

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Here’s How to Combine PDF Files

Here’s How to Combine PDF Files

We've all dealt with a number of PDF files in our life, and while they have a lot of perks, they also have one huge downside: it's not that easy to combine them. With no quick way to edit a PDF, many users are left wondering how to combine two PDF files into one. While it may seem like a bit of a headache at first, you can rest assured that joining your PDFs is going to be easy. More importantly, it can be done for free with the correct tools.

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What Was the First Car to Use Seat Belts?

What Was the First Car to Use Seat Belts?

Seat belts have proven to be an irreplaceable safety feature in vehicles. As per data from 2017 by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 47 percent of the lives lost in motor vehicle accidents could have been saved if the driver and/or the passengers were wearing seat belts. There is no dismissing the life-saving ability of seat belts, but just in case you're wondering how this simple yet ingenious invention came to exist and what was the first car to use seat belts, we have the answers for you.

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The Difference Between Noise-Canceling and Noise-Isolating Headphones

The Difference Between Noise-Canceling and Noise-Isolating Headphones

When you're searching for a new pair of headphones, you'll find endless lists of features and buzzwords that can make it hard to know what you should be looking out for. One feature that many people are looking for is some degree of sound reduction so that they can listen to music or podcasts without being disturbed by noise around them. But you'll find two very different types of sound reduction offered: noise-canceling and noise-isolating. We'll explain the difference so you can pick the right headphones for you.

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What Are Black Holes and How Do They Form?

What Are Black Holes and How Do They Form?

You've probably heard of black holes existing in the universe and may even have studied the phenomena in a high school science class. According to NASA, scientists speculate that they can range in size from a mere atom to supermassive ones the size of a million suns combined.

While countless artists have used their imaginations to depict these mysterious objects, you might be surprised to find out that, in spite of the size of some of them, they cannot be seen with either the naked eye or with the most powerful telescopes. How can something potentially so massive hide so well? To understand this, we must learn about what black holes are and how they are formed.

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Ubisoft keeps up Assassin’s Creed education trend with Discovery Tour: Viking Age

Ubisoft keeps up Assassin’s Creed education trend with Discovery Tour: Viking Age

Ubisoft released the educational iteration of their latest big Assassin's Creed title Valhalla this week. Like each of the other Assassin's Creed games that've been released over the past half-decade, Ubisoft put a significant amount of work in research into the history of our world and humanity to create an authentic experience with their game. The title Discovery Tour: Viking Age takes the work done for Assassin's Creed: Valhalla, and puts it in an entirely educational package.

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NASA’s annual rover challenge is back for industrious student teams

NASA’s annual rover challenge is back for industrious student teams

NASA has announced the details for its next annual Human Exploration Rover Challenge. The competition's registration is now open to student teams located in the US, giving budding engineers and designers the chance to build their own lightweight rover and demonstration its suitability for exploring other worlds. Some of the teams may win awards for their work.

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