News and Updates

Could the Arctic Ocean have a speed limit? Scientists say ships should stick to 11.5mph

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 08:48
Researchers from the University of Victoria produced computer simulations in which ships passed through the western Canadian Arctic via the Northwest Passage (stock image).
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Neil Armstrong memorabilia fetches $7.5 million at auction

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 08:31
The items went on sale at Dallas-based Heritage Auctions and were part of a huge collection that once belonged to the late astronaut.
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Apple cuts production of iPhone XR after poor demand for the 'budget' $749 phone, report claims

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 08:30
Apple has told its main smartphone assemblers to stop plans for additional production lines of the iPhone XR, which could signal disappointing demand for the budget smartphone.
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Orangutan numbers ‘are still in decline’ despite the Indonesian government’s claims

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 08:00
A controversial Indonesian report claimed numbers of the orangutans were increasing in the native Sumatra and Borneo. New research has directly contradicted this.
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Bitcoin Will Burn the Planet Down. The Question: How Fast?

Wired - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 08:00
A new paper concludes that it takes more than four times as much energy to mine $1 of bitcoin as mining $1 of copper.
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Ozone layer will be completely HEALED by the 2060s

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 07:31
The hole in the ozone layer above Antarctica is slowly healing and will be fully intact over the poles by the 2060s, a United Nations study has found.
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Remains of a newly discovered species of dinosaur are uncovered in Argentina

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 07:03
Remains found in central Argentina came from three separate dinosaurs from the herbivorous group of sauropods, the best known of which are the Diplodocus and Brontosaurus.
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Final resting place of 11 British soldiers whose boat sank during WW1 is discovered by divers

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 07:01
The final resting place of 11 British soldiers whose boat sank during the First World War has been discovered after more than a century.
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Victorian street demolished in Second World War is found in Cornwall

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 06:20
Property developers in the Cornish town of Penzance uncovered the road, previously known as Camberwell Street, and discovered fire places, oven doors, floor tiles and patterned lino.
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WhatsApp's new feature where you can 'privately reply' in a group chat spotted by WABetaInfo

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 06:14
A new feature where you can privately reply to an individual member of a group chat has been spotted by WABetaInfo. The global rollout is part of the latest beta testing update for Android.
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Star Wars News: Boba Fett Is Dead (Again)

Wired - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 06:00
And apparently, the Mandalorian is taking his place. Kind of.
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American explorer, 33, is hoping to be the first person to cross Antarctica alone

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 05:38
Colin O'Brady, 33 is setting off from Ross Ice Shelf and aims to complete the gruelling 1,000-mile (1,600km) journey in just 70 days.
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Experts draw up plans for hydrogen-powered passenger planes

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 05:11
A £3.5 million ($4.5 million) project led by Cranfield University in Bedfordshire is attempting to tackle some of the hurdles to hydrogen-powered flight. (Stock image)
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What the Boston School Bus Schedule Can Teach Us About AI

Wired - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 05:00
An MIT team built an algorithm to optimize bell times and bus routes. The furor around the plan offers lessons in how we talk to people when we talk to them about artificial intelligence.
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Vikings mass-produced tar and used it to waterproof their ships

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 04:52
Vikings were able to traverse the treacherous waters of the Baltic and North sea and invade foreign lands such as Ireland and England thanks to the mass-production of tar.
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Body of male dating back to medieval times shows that fern leaf was used to cure dandruff

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 04:44
Archaeologists have found the body of a male aged between 20-30 buried in the necropolis of Can Reiners on the Spanish Balearic islands which had traces of the cells found on the underside of the leaf.
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How Antivax PACs Helped Shape Midterm Ballots

Wired - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 04:00
With political action committees, the modern antivaccine movement is taking its fight for medical freedoms to the campaign trail. And that has public health experts worried.
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MoveOn Is Trying to Sway the Midterms With Facebook Ads

Wired - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 04:00
The progressive group wants to swing the 2018 elections with a strategy that bears some resemblance to Cambridge Analytica's.
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Brazen grave robbers have ransacked a  pre-Hispanic cemetery in Peru

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 03:39
The shocking incident happened in a pre-Hispanic cemetery known as Jerusalem K'uchu which is in a small rocky cave in the Combapata district of the Peruvian province of Canchis.
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Brazen grave robbers have ransacked a  pre-Hispanic cemetery in Peru

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 03:39
The shocking incident happened in a pre-Hispanic cemetery known as Jerusalem K'uchu which is in a small rocky cave in the Combapata district of the Peruvian province of Canchis.
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