News and Updates

Melting ice sheets and rising sea temperatures could cause 'climate domino effect,' scientists warn

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 09:18
The world's ice sheets and oceans could be at risk of destabilizing one another, causing a 'climate domino effect' that has wide-ranging implications for the global population, researchers have found.
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Love, Death & Robots Is Growing Up

Wired - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 09:00
The Netflix series can still feel like a boy's club, but the second season eclipses the first.
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History: Ford workers at Michigan Central Station discover a message in a bottle dating back to 1913

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 08:44
Foreman Leo Kimble and labourer Lukas Nielsen of plaster contractor Homrich found the pre-Prohibition-era bottle in Michigan Central Station's tea room on May 4 this year.
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Songbirds produce their melodies by controlling single vocal muscle fibres

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 08:01
Fine control is important because females detect these small changes and use it to decide whether they are attracted to a male or not, researchers at the University of Southern Denmark said.
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Tiktok's new privacy policy lets it harvest biometric data, including 'faceprints and voiceprints'

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 07:54
TikTok has updated its privacy policy to indicate it may start recording users' facial features, voiceprint, and other 'biometric data.' If it does, the company said, it will notify users 'where required by law.'
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NASA's Juno spacecraft will fly within 645 miles of Jupiter's moon Ganymede on Monday

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 07:46
Juno is set to make the closest fly-by of Ganymede - which is larger than both Mercury and dwarf planet Pluto - since Galileo in May 2000.
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Apple's WWDC 2021 Starts Monday. Here's What to Expect

Wired - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 07:01
The annual developer conference is where the next versions of iOS, iPadOS, watchOS, and other software enhancements are unveiled.
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Apple planning to launch an iPad Pro with wireless charging in 2022 and updated iPad mini this year 

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 06:19
Apple is reportedly working on an iPad Pro with wireless charging capabilities to be released in 2022 and a redesigned iPad mini for 2021, according to a media report.
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The Avengers Campus at Disneyland Kinda Weirds Me Out

Wired - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 06:00
The Marvel Cinematic Universe is becoming the uncanny valley—that’s not necessarily a bad thing.
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You Need to Weigh Some Water. All You’ve Got Is a Paper Clip

Wired - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 06:00
OK, so you might need a couple other supplies, but your best option is to do what MacGyver would do: Turn it into a scale.
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A Google Alum Wants to Make Search Pure Again

Wired - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 06:00
Plus: A lesson in macro Googlenomics, an audio jamming dream, and high-stakes cheesesteaks.
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How a Smartphone Can Help You Cope With Epilepsy

Wired - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 06:00
Epilepsy looks different depending on the person, but here are some strategies for managing symptoms and staying safe.
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Oximeters Used to Be Designed for Equity. What Happened?

Wired - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 06:00
The pandemic drew attention to the racial bias built into pulse oxes. But calls to create a fairer device are missing one thing: It once existed.
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iPhone users say 'horrific' Apple iOS 14.6 update is draining their battery

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 05:07
iPhone users who have installed Apple's new software update, iOS 14.6, are complaining that it's draining their entire battery within hours.
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Get Your Covid Vaccine, Win a Million Dollars

Wired - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 05:00
This week we unpack the behavioral science behind vaccine lotteries and why a life-changing amount of cash will motivate humans to get their shots.
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This Electric Kick Scooter Is Lightweight and Folds Fast

Wired - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 05:00
This electric kick scooter doesn’t offer the comfiest or the fastest ride, but it’s lightweight enough to ignore those flaws.
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It's in your eyes! People with large pupils are more INTELLIGENT, study finds 

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 04:20
Volunteers sat reasoning, attention and memory tests so the Georgia Institute of Technology team could investigate the link between pupil size and intelligence.
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I Revisited SaGa Frontier—and My Bisexual Video Game Crush

Wired - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 04:00
As a kid in the 90s, the original game was my escape. In the new remastered version, Lady Asellus's story still resonates.
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Birds are less fooled by magic tricks than humans, study shows 

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 02:30
Overall, the Eurasian jay performed better than humans on two out of three sleight-of-hand magic tricks, researchers at the University of Cambridge found.
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'Polar Pod' floating laboratory to drift around Antarctica

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 01:50
The vessel, called Polar Pod, will complete two loops around Antarctica every three years. Construction of the Polar Pod will be funded by the French government.
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