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YouTube is making money from videos promoting quack coronavirus cures, report says

Daily Mail UK - 2 hours 10 min ago
YouTube is allowing ads to run on videos that promote sham coronavirus advice such as listening to music that 'improves cognitive positivity' and even not entering Chinese restaurants, a report says.
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Elon Musk hits back at claims Tesla shipped the wrong ventilators to a New York hospital

Daily Mail UK - 2 hours 31 min ago
Elon Musk is rebutting claims Tesla sent the wrong ventilators to a New York City hospital, stating officials asked for devices that treat sleep apnea as life-support variants are for worst case patients.
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SpaceX's blows up third Starship prototype in catastrophic failure resulting from a pressure test

Daily Mail UK - 2 hours 39 min ago
SpaceX's Starship can be seen imploding in a live stream of a 'cryo' test that filled the craft with a propellant that lowers the temperature in an effort to simulate future trips into space.
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Conifers are better than broadleaved trees at absorbing sound

Daily Mail UK - 2 hours 54 min ago
Researchers from University College London studied the bark of 13 different tree species to find out which would be best at dealing with noise pollution.
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Apple plans to keep its US Stores closed until early May due to the coronavirus pandemic

Daily Mail UK - 3 hours 27 min ago
Apple has decided to keep its 270 retail locations in the US closed for longer than originally planned, now targeting early May for reopening, more than a month later than its initial March 27 date.
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'Fear' is the most widespread emotion on social media due to coronavirus

Daily Mail UK - 3 hours 28 min ago
Italian-based artificial intelligence company Expert System has been searching through tens of thousands of social media posts to track feelings towards COVID-19.
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Drinking a small glass of red wine a day is good for your long-term health

Daily Mail UK - 3 hours 34 min ago
Exclusive: A study from University College London found a chemical called resveratrol, found in grape skins, can mimic oestrogen and help fend off disease.
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Four-year-olds have the same overconfidence as bankers, study says

Daily Mail UK - 4 hours 16 min ago
Overconfidence in one's own abilities despite evidence to the contrary is present in children as young as four, making them comparable to big city executives, a new study suggests.
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Children share resources with others based on merit

Daily Mail UK - 4 hours 49 min ago
A study by psychologists at Liverpool Hope University said children's attitudes to sharing where like workers 'exasperated by lazy colleagues'.
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Thousands left without internet after six hour Sky broadband outage

Daily Mail UK - 5 hours 49 min ago
Sky customer across the UK were left without broadband for up to six hours today after a fault with the network left them struggling to work from home during the coronavirus lockdown.
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Boeing 787s to be turned off and on every 51 days to prevent 'potentially catastrophic failure'

Daily Mail UK - 5 hours 52 min ago
A directive from the US government will force the planes to be shut down regularly to avoid glitches in the on-board computer systems.
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British scientists find a new species of ancient flying reptile

Daily Mail UK - 7 hours 12 min ago
A flying reptile that soared the skies around 100 million years ago have been classified as a new species of pterosaur, called named Afrotapjara zouhrii, by British scientists.
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Apple's new entry level iPhone will be called iPhone SE and 'will launch imminently' 

Daily Mail UK - 8 hours 33 min ago
The SE will have the same name as the original cut-price handset released in 2016 but will feature the same processor chip as is in the 11, 11 Pro and the 11 Pro Plus.
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Delivery Apps Offer Restaurants a Lifeline—at a Cost

Wired - 8 hours 35 min ago
Social distancing rules have reduced many eateries to delivery and take out. But apps like Uber Eats exact a 25 percent toll on their shrinking revenue.
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The Best 'Work From Home' Gear: Our Home Office Tech Guide

Wired - 8 hours 35 min ago
Do you need a monitor, desk, webcam, laptop, microphone, or pair of headphones? Here's our ultimate laundry list of recommended gear to improve your new home office.
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Short Fiction: ‘Indivisible City’ by Daniel Torday

Wired - 8 hours 35 min ago
“It is a contagion, this need to wear a mask, not unlike the contagion the mask is meant to repel.”
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New Yorkers, Once Again at Ground Zero, in Their Own Words

Wired - 8 hours 35 min ago
This week in our living oral history, the city’s residents—from the great to the humble—try to come to grips with a metropolis under assault by a virus.
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How a Real Dog Taught a Robot Dog to Walk

Wired - 9 hours 35 min ago
Instead of coding a mechanical quadruped's movements line by line, Google researchers fed it videos of real-life pups. Now it can even chase its tail.
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Facebook launches standalone Messenger desktop app for Mac and Windows

Daily Mail UK - 9 hours 42 min ago
The new desktop Facebook Messenger app is similar to the mobile version which launched for iOS and Android in 2011, with video calls being added in 2016.
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Men who are 'couch potatoes' are more likely to want to be muscular and hit the gym, study shows 

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 04/02/2020 - 21:00
Experts found that men from wealthy western countries like the UK are more motivated to workout than their Nicaraguan and Ugandan counterparts.
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