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Cocktail of drugs including antidepressants is polluting our rivers and streams

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 08:00
Chemicals are passed down the food chain when the contaminated insects are eaten by predators, such as trout and riparian spiders (file photo), a study of Australian waterways found.
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New York City buses and taxis will soon 'talk' to one another

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 07:08
Around 8,000 New York City vehicles will be fitted with special devices that can communicate with one another, as well as a system of road side sensors and smartphone apps.
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The Key to a Long Life Has Little to Do With ‘Good Genes’

Wired - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 07:00
Alphabet's longevity lab Calico trawled through Ancestry's massive genealogy database to study human longevity—and found that DNA matters less than people have long believed.
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Audi's A8 Sedan Rolls With the Punches to Make T-Bone Crashes Safer

Wired - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 06:00
The $84,000 luxury sedan can sense an impending crash and adjust its suspension to protect its occupants in under a second.
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Best iPhone for 2018: Which Model Should You Actually Buy?

Wired - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 06:00
Picking the right iPhone has become an increasingly difficult choice, but this breakdown may help.
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Can you guess these everyday objects up close? Take the zoom photography test

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 05:44
You can take the zoom photography test created by London-based firm Lenstore to see if you are able to identify these 10 items from their unfamiliar textures.
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Can you guess these everyday objects up close? Take the zoom photography test

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 05:44
You can take the zoom photography test created by London-based firm Lenstore to see if you are able to identify these 10 items from their unfamiliar textures.
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Facebook lets advertisers target sinister users who believe in a 'white genocide'

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 05:05
A New York City-based online publication placed the shocking advert which was aimed at 168,000 Facebook users interested in 'white genocide'.
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You Can Make Your Own Scale With a Rubber Band and a Ruler

Wired - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 05:00
Take some simple measurements, add a dash of algebra, and you basically have a way to measure an unknown mass.
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Milking Scooters for Cash Helps Cities Build for the Future

Wired - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 05:00
Cities are experimenting with fees for scooter companies desperate to leave their electric mobiles on their sidewalks. And that money could help them keep up with the evolving world of mobility.
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The Midterms Will Test a Blue Wave of Activist Apps

Wired - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 04:00
Startups like Swing Left and Crush the Midterms wanted to maximize volunteers’ impact. On Tuesday, they find out if it worked.
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'Homecoming' Discussion: We Need to Talk About That Ending

Wired - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 04:00
Surely we weren't the only ones holding our breath throughout Amazon's new series, right?
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The Entourage Effect: How THC and Other Weed Compounds Mix

Wired - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 04:00
Some call it the entourage effect: THC achieves its full effects only when it rolls with a crew of other compounds.
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To Curb Fake News and Hate, We Need a Little Less Speech

Wired - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 04:00
Speech on the internet must flow a little less freely if we care about harm or truth.
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Midterms 2018: The Unprecedented Effort to Secure Election Day

Wired - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 04:00
Ninety-four district election officers. Thirteen hundred electoral jurisdictions. Multiple law enforcement agencies. The fight to keep the midterms safe has an unimaginable scope.
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Waymo admits the human driver was to blame for a crash that injured a motorcyclist

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 03:55
An accident that occurred on October 19 in El Camino Real near Waymo's Mountain View headquarters has been found to be the fault of the human back-up driver and not the technology.
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'Astonishing' deformities found in ancient human remains may have been caused by INBREEDING

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 03:52
A Washington University analysis of remains from 66 ancient humans found 75 birth defects, including warped skulls, dwarfism and mutated teeth.
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'Astonishing' deformities found in ancient human remains may have been caused by INBREEDING

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 03:52
A Washington University analysis of remains from 66 ancient humans found 75 birth defects, including warped skulls, dwarfism and mutated teeth.
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Juvenile black tipped reef shark that DROWNED when it got stuck in a discarded canvas rice sack

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 03:20
Thailand's idyllic Maya Bay on the island of Koh Phi Phi Ley was the scene of the tragedy and a diving instructor found the dead baby shark floating in the water.
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This British-designed £90k electric Arc Vector motorbike is a glimpse into the future of riding

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 03:15
The jacket alerts the rider to dangers around them and the helmet projects vital information, such as their speed, revs and a rear view camera on the visor to make you feel like Iron Man on a bike.
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