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'Captain Hook' dinosaur species with curved claw discovered

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 07/13/2020 - 10:49
Paleontologists unearthed a new dinosaur species that has been named it in honor of the mythical character 'Captain Hook' because of a unique hooked claw at the end of its short arms.
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Great Dane ownership falls as UK favours smaller dog breeds

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 07/13/2020 - 07:51
The Kennel Club of Great Britain released new statistics on the number of Great Dane puppies to coincide with the release of the new Scooby Doo movie - Scoob!
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This Drone Maker Is Swooping In Amid US Pushback Against DJI

Wired - Mon, 07/13/2020 - 07:00
Skydio is best known for “selfie drones.” Now, it's seeking government contracts, as American officials shun the Chinese drone company.
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Best Nintendo Switch Deals and Console Bundles (July 2020)

Wired - Mon, 07/13/2020 - 07:00
Looking to nab a Switch, Switch Lite, or other accessories? We've compiled everywhere you can potentially get them online.
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Egyptian mummies discovered in the Taposiris Magna temple on the Nile delta

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 07/13/2020 - 06:31
The mummies of two high-status ancient Egyptians discovered in the Taposiris Magna temple may mark a step closer to finding the remains of Cleopatra, the legendary Egyptian queen.
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Antibodies from LLAMAS can neutralise the coronavirus

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 07/13/2020 - 06:10
The research is still in a very early stage and has seen a rapid turnaround, with academics at the Rosalind Franklin Institute at Oxford University creating the nanobodies in just 12 weeks.
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Fossilised foot of a three-toed dinosaur that lived in Brazil 115 million years ago is found

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 07/13/2020 - 05:12
The carnivorous reptile - dubbed 'Aratasaurus museunacionali' - was unearthed from a layer of dark shale in the Pedra Branca mine in Ceará State by a local resident.
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You Don't Need Single-Use Plastic Bags. You Need a Mask

Wired - Mon, 07/13/2020 - 04:00
Honestly, you should just be disinfecting your reusable bags—the real issue is airborne virus, not infected shopping totes, experts say.
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The Intersection Between Self-Driving Cars and Electric Cars

Wired - Mon, 07/13/2020 - 04:00
New research suggests that the tradeoffs for electric autonomous vehicles aren’t as painful as once thought, though early AVs might be gas hybrids.
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How to Automatically Mute Yourself in Zoom Meetings

Wired - Mon, 07/13/2020 - 04:00
One checkbox is all it takes to make everyone's life–including yours–easier.
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'Planet Nine' thought to be lurking in the outer solar system may be a black hole

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 07/13/2020 - 03:26
Researchers from Harvard University and the Black Hole Initiative believe a new 'wide field' telescope being built in Chile could confirm the true nature of 'Planet Nine'.
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Parents' unwillingness to impose boundaries 'spawned a generation of infantilised millennials'

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 07/13/2020 - 02:53
In his new book, Why Borders Matter, Frank Furedi, emeritus professor of sociology at Kent University, says a lack of clear boundaries has created a childlike generation.
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Getting married before the age of 21 increases the risk of a drinking problem in later life

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 07/13/2020 - 02:52
US researchers believe binge drinking may be higher in young couples because 'individuals who marry young may not be the best influences on one another'.
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Immunity to Covid-19 may be lost in just a few months, new research suggests

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 07/13/2020 - 00:56
King's College London scientists looked at the immune response of more than 90 patients and healthcare workers. The study suggests a vaccine for coronavirus may have to be reformulated yearly.
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Inside the Milan Hotel That Housed Covid-19 Patients

Wired - Sun, 07/12/2020 - 07:13
Photographer Alberto Bernasconi donned full protective gear to capture the scene of "guests" isolating in the four-star hotel.
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How to Trick Your Brain to Remember Almost Anything

Wired - Sun, 07/12/2020 - 07:00
Four-time USA Memory Champion Nelson Dellis and psychological scientist Julia Shaw explain how to boost your memory skills.
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10 Best Android and iPhone Games to Help You Survive Social Distancing

Wired - Sun, 07/12/2020 - 06:00
Close that newsfeed for a while. These Android and iPhone videogames are a great distraction.
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Hybrid Remote Work Offers the Worst of Both Worlds

Wired - Sun, 07/12/2020 - 06:00
Post-pandemic, many companies plan to allow employees to work from home and a main office. But trying to do both ensures neither experience is good.
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The Tricky Math of Herd Immunity for Covid-19

Wired - Sun, 07/12/2020 - 05:00
When will a disease stop spreading through a population? The formula is simple, but the variables are much more complicated.
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Dyson Airwrap Review: A Pricey Curling Iron, Blow Dryer, and Hot Air Brush in One

Wired - Sun, 07/12/2020 - 05:00
Dyson's Airwrap does all the heavy lifting for you, for a price.
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