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Air pollution cuts down life expectancy by two years, despite global efforts to improve air quality

Daily Mail UK - 6 hours 4 min ago
Air pollution has made the global life expectancy almost two years lower than it would be if air quality met World Health Organization standards, according to a new report.
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Facebook restricts news outlets connected to political entities

Daily Mail UK - 6 hours 5 min ago
Facebook is banning US news outlets with political ties from its News tab and claiming news exemption when advertising, which allows sources to bypass the authorization and disclaimer process.
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Tarantula 'Lil Kim' loses all hair on its bottom due to stress

Daily Mail UK - 6 hours 10 min ago
A baby tarantula lost all hair on its rear, leaving a bare, pink bottom. It was due to stress of being trafficked. Experts named it 'Lil Kim' after the rapper who has sported pink hair in the past.
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CT scan reveals 'tongue-eating louse' parasite in place of a fish's tongue

Daily Mail UK - 6 hours 28 min ago
Scientists made a horrifying discovery while studying a fish skull - a 'tongue-eating louse' replaced the organ . The isopod parasite sucked all the liquids from the tongue until it withered away.
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Fired Pinterest executive speaks out about sexism in company

Daily Mail UK - 8 hours 28 min ago
Françoise Brougher, who was the top female executive at the business, left Pinterest suddenly in April this year with little explanation provided.
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Coronavirus: Australia's unsold beer provides renewable energy

Daily Mail UK - 9 hours 8 min ago
Breweries in South Australia are donating nearly 40,000 gallons of expired beer a week to the Glenelg Wastewater Treatment Plant outside Adelaide to be converted into renewable energy..
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'Oldest known cremation in the Middle East' was 9,000 years ago

Daily Mail UK - 10 hours 38 min ago
Scientists from the French National Centre for Scientific Research believe the remained found in present day Israel marked a cultural shift in funeral practices.
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Researchers develop strategy for identifying Twitter trolls in 50 tweets

Daily Mail UK - 10 hours 55 min ago
The two algorithms account for distinctive use of repeated words and word pairs require to distinguish deceptive messages from those posted by public figures.
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Two female frogs 'remain loyal to one male' during breeding season

Daily Mail UK - 10 hours 58 min ago
Thoropa taophora frogs, native to the Brazilian Atlantic rainforest, are the first amphibian to reveal signs of 'single-male polygyny with fidelity' (SMPF).
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Study calls for ban on electric shock dog collars

Daily Mail UK - 11 hours 12 min ago
Researchers from the University of Lincoln looked at the value of training dogs with and without remote electronic collars compared to positive reinforcement.
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MLB stadium cameras will detect fans not wearing masks

Daily Mail UK - 11 hours 15 min ago
Several MLB teams are in discussions with Airspace Systems, whose software can scan security camera footage and detect if people aren't wearing masks or are wearing them improperly.
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Early risers are more physically active than 'night owls'

Daily Mail UK - 11 hours 34 min ago
Finnish researchers found men who favour the morning are more active throughout their waking hours than men who prefer to rise later in the day.
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Black women with natural hair 'less likely to get jobs' in US

Daily Mail UK - 11 hours 57 min ago
Experts say black women suffer from a lack of job opportunities due to their hair, particularly in industries that 'dictate a more conservative appearance'.
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Apple's AirPods 3 feature could adjust audio if hazard detected

Daily Mail UK - 12 hours 5 min ago
Apple AirPods could save you from nearby traffic by altering you of the danger. A patent details sensors in the earbuds that collect data to lower or pause audio, allowing users to hear their surroundings.
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'Spree' Is Nasty, Clever Satire for the Influencer Era

Wired - 13 hours 4 min ago
I never want to watch this movie again. 5/5 stars.
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Yoga is more effective at reducing anxiety than traditional stress-management

Daily Mail UK - 13 hours 11 min ago
Academics from NYU Langone Health in New York found more than half of people with anxiety who took up yoga saw their condition improve.
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Astronomers find Milky Way-like galaxy 12bn light years away

Daily Mail UK - 13 hours 15 min ago
Astronomers from the Max Planck Institute used the Atacama Large Millimeter / submillimeter Array (ALMA) in Chile to find the galaxy 12 billion light years away.
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The Iconic Arecibo Telescope Goes Quiet After Major Damage

Wired - 13 hours 17 min ago
A cable cut a large gash into the radio telescope this week and it’s uncertain when it will be back in working order.
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Microplastics found in every seafood sample bought at market

Daily Mail UK - 15 hours 24 min ago
Researchers from Queensland and Exeter universities cut open oysters, prawns, crabs, squids and sardines from an Australian market and studied them for any sign of microplastics.
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How to Turn Your Camera into a Webcam: Canon, Fujifilm, GoPro, and More

Wired - 15 hours 59 min ago
Months into the pandemic, webcams are still hard to find. But if you're a shutterbug, you already have a better option.
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