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'Glass' Review: It's not Perfect, But It Says a Lot About Heroism

Wired - 4 hours 43 min ago
There's one big question at the core of writer-director M. Night Shyamalan's new movie: Who gets to be a hero?
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Space Billboards Are Just the Latest Orbital Stunt

Wired - 4 hours 43 min ago
A company that wants to slap logos on the night sky and other groups are raising tricky questions about what belongs in space.
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Trump's Missile Defense Plan Creates More Problems Than It Solves

Wired - 5 hours 43 min ago
The Trump administration has presented its Missile Defense Review, and yes, there are lasers.
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India’s Plan to Curb Hate Speech Could Mean More Censorship

Wired - 5 hours 43 min ago
India's government has proposed rules that would require encrypted messaging services like WhatsApp to decrypt data, threatening the security of users globally.
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If Edible Insects Are the Future, We Should Talk About Poop

Wired - 5 hours 43 min ago
Insects are touted as a major new source of protein, but scaling up Big Cricket could mean new problems—such as what to do with all their "frass."
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Terrifying video shows 'ANYmal' robot dog using AI to get back up after a human kicks it

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 15:51
Scientists from ETH Zurich University trained the robot using artificial intelligence, which enables it to move and respond faster than ever before - including being able to recover from a fall.
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Fortnite becomes the top-grossing free game in the world after raking in $2.4 BILLION in 2018

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 15:45
A new report from gaming data firm SuperData found that the massively successful battle royale game was the top-grossing free-to-play game in the world in 2018, raking in $2.4 billion last year.
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Amazon launches 're:MARS' conference in Las Vegas dedicated to robotics, space and AI

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 15:08
The re:MARS conference, which stands for machine learning, automation, robotics and space, is slated to take place at the Aria Resort in Las Vegas on June 4th through the 7th.
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Netflix gained 8.8 MILLION subscribers in the last quarter alone - but shares are still tumbling

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 15:06
Dystopian movie 'Bird Box' helped Netflix Inc draw a record 8.8 million new paid streaming customers in the fourth quarter, but the company fell slightly short of revenue estimates and shares tumbled 3 percent.
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Is It Time for a Google Fitness Watch?

Wired - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 14:58
Fitness is what’s driving smartwatches.
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F-150 is going electric: Ford announces plan for all-electric pickup

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 14:39
At the Deutsche Bank Global Auto Industry Conference, company execs revealed a plan for an all-electric version of the F-150 – which was initially pegged to be hybridized by 2020.
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Why Does a Lunar Eclipse Get Called a Blood Moon?

Wired - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 14:32
It means that people (*cough astrologers not astronomers*) are giving names to phenomena that don’t really need cute labels.
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'Dragon Ball Super: Broly' and the Franchise's Surprising Longevity

Wired - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 14:22
More than 30 years after the original manga began, the anime series and feature films are more popular than ever.
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Is facial recognition tech RACIST? Expert says AI assign more negative emotions to black men’s faces

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 12:51
A recent study led by Wake Forest University researcher Lauren Rhue used data set of 400 NBA player photos, because players are similar in their clothing, athleticism, age and gender.
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Slack users slam firm for changing its logo to design that looks like a 'swastika made of d**ks'

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 12:21
In place of the colorful hashtag, the popular workplace chat app debuted a confusing new logo that some users went as far as saying it resembled a 'swastika made of d**ks.'
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How the Feds Failed to Track Thousands of Separated Children

Wired - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 11:57
Ad-hoc systems and haphazard databases made the Trump administration’s cruel border separation policies somehow even worse.
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Summer on Titan: Cassini image reveals huge rainstorm covering 46,000 square miles

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 11:21
Researchers have spotted a reflective feature in a Cassini image of Titan’s northern hemisphere that’s thought to be a massive rainstorm, signalling the start of summer, albeit delayed.
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Periodic table found in a university lab dating to 1885 is thought to be the world's oldest

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 11:08
Dmitri Mendeleev made his famous disclosure on periodicity in 1869, and the University of St Andrews chart bears an inscription identifying a scientific printer who operated in Vienna.
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Saturn hasn't always had rings!

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 11:02
An international team of researchers used Cassini data from 2017 and found Saturn's rings may have formed as recently as 10 million years ago.
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Number of asteroids striking Earth has soared since the age of dinosaurs

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 11:02
Experts also believe the cosmic collisions are to blame for the demise of dinosaurs 66 million years ago when a particularly large meteor landed in Mexico and formed the Chicxulub crater.
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