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Tinder's Lack of Encryption Lets Strangers Spy on Your Swipes

Wired - 2 hours 47 sec ago
Thanks to Tinder's patchwork use of HTTPS, researchers found they could reconstruct someone's entire experience in the app.
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How Smallsats Could Make a Big Difference for NASA and NOAA

Wired - 3 hours 47 sec ago
Small satellites used to be a way for scrappy startups and scientists to get orbital data on the cheap. But now they're powerful enough that the feds are taking an interest.
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Riding a Wild Wind, a Norwegian 787 Breaks a Speed Record

Wired - 4 hours 47 sec ago
A 200-mph jet stream has sent several passenger jets to nearly 800 mph, and helped break a (subsonic) speed record.
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Demonized Smartphones Are Just Our Latest Technological Scapegoat

Wired - 4 hours 47 sec ago
A wave of concern about the ill effects of smartphones and their apps echoes fears of earlier innovations, including TV, the printing press, and writing itself.
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Meet the Amateur Scientist Who Discovered Climate Change

Wired - 5 hours 47 sec ago
Eighty years ago, Guy Callendar built the first climate change model that predicted the danger of greenhouse gases. Today his successors are plotting ways to re-engineer the air.
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Stephanie Hinton reveals her best kitchen tricks

Daily Mail UK - 7 hours 4 min ago
If time is short in the kitchen having a few time-saving tricks up your sleeve can make all the difference. Recipe developer and naturopath Stephanie Hinton reveals her top kitchen hacks.
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Elon Musk's Boring Company Wants to Dig a 6.5-Mile Tunnel Under LA

Wired - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 22:57
At a city council meeting, Musk's Boring Company made its case for what could be the future of transportation.
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Under Armour's Olympic Speed Skating Suit Looks to Defeat Physics

Wired - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 21:00
After its last suit flopped at the Sochi Olympics, Under Armour plans to outfit speed skaters in a faster, more technical suit in PyeongChang.
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Study finds women the hardest family members to live with

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 18:32
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley and Bar-Ilan University in Israel found that wives, sisters and mothers tend to 'nag' their kin the most, due to their emotionally investment.
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Cooling the earth could make global warming worse

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 16:47
Scientists have found that cleaning the air could warm the earth, cause extreme weather and other climate effects. It could cause the earth to become half a degree to 1 degree warmer.
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Intel asks customers to stop using faulty patches

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 16:14
Intel Corp has asked computer makers to stop rolling out a set of faulty patches it issued to fix security flaws in its chips and instead start testing an updated version.
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Waymo to start testing self-driving cars in Atlanta

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 15:19
Waymo, Alphabet Inc's self-driving car unit, would start testing its self-driving vehicles in Atlanta, it said on Twitter on Monday. The firm has over eight years of testing under its belt so far.
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Glasses could prevent motion sickness in self-driving cars

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 15:08
University of Michigan researchers have developed a pair of prototype glasses that could prevent motion sickness in self-driving vehicles, using light that mimics the car's activity.
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The universe may be filled with alien viruses

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 14:18
Researchers from Portland State University argue that scientists should consider the possibility that viruses may be thriving in places beyond Earth, and may even be key in finding alien life.
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Facebook says it can't guarantee social media is good

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:35
Facebook warned that it could offer no assurance that social media was good for democracy, but it said it was trying what it could to stop alleged meddling in elections by Russia or anyone else.
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'E-skin' controls virtual objects with a wave of your hand

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:32
Scientists have developed an electronic skin that allows users to manipulate virtual objects, even without seeing or touching them. It looks like a band-aid or a tattoo, but it can do a lot more than that.
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Babies suffer postpartum depression too, scientists find 

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:11
At just 18 months old, young children can show biological evidence of added stress. New research by the University of Oregon shows this can be down to a unique connection between cells.
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Web browser lets you remotely spy on your children online

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:56
The Scout browser is the creation of London-based smartphone creator Santok Limited, who launched its children’s smartphone Monqi in October 2017.
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Amazon to debut cashier-less store in downtown Seattle

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:55
The Seattle grocery store allows shoppers to scan their smartphone with the Amazon Go app at a turnstile, pick out the items they want and leave.
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Tide Pods chemically burn every tissue they touch

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:44
An expert from Nationwide Children's Hospital in Ohio explains how Tide Pods burn organs as they travel through the body, injuring nearly 40 people who partook in the viral challenge so far this year.
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