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Privacy fears as popular US government payment site leaks more than 14 million customers' records

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 09:47
KrebsOnSecurity found that GovPayNet, was using outdated security practices that allowed anyone to easily access a customer's receipt data for anything from bail payments to traffic tickets.
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Breathtaking images from aerial surveys over the Arctic released

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 09:46
Rising seas threaten low-lying cities, islands and industries worldwide. But projections for how the rise will come vary wildly in part because scientists lack clarity on how fast ice sheets are melting.
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Over half of Britons leave our homes unfit for unexpected guests, Oxford University study reveals

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 08:52
An Oxford professor's study found that a staggering 62 per cent of Brits regularly find themselves having to rewash clothes because they forget to take them out of the machine
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Rolls-Royce signs deal to trial hybrid-electric train in push to convert hundreds of diesel engines

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 08:42
The company, which is best known for making aircraft engines, said its German Power Systems business signed an deal with Porterbrook, the UK's largest owner of passenger rolling stock.
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The Alt-Right Are Savvy Internet Users. Stop Letting Them Surprise You

Wired - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 08:39
A new study from Data & Society reveals how reactionary, far-right commentators have built an alternative media ecosystem on YouTube: by using the platform exactly as intended.
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PlayStation Classic: Release Date, Price, Specs, How to Pre-Order

Wired - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 08:34
Sony’s upcoming throwback console promises to include such hits as Final Fantasy VII and Ridge Racer.
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Japan's largest complete dinosaur skeleton 'Mukawaryu' is assembled

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 07:39
The skeleton was found in Hobetsu on Japan's northernmost island of Hokkaido by a research team from the Hokkaido University Museum and Hobetsu Museum.
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Renault’s futuristic EZ-PRO is an all-electric with customisable pods

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 07:34
A new concept design unveiled by Paris-based automaker Renault provides a glimpse at the autonomous delivery vans of the future.
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The Physics of a Star Wars Bomber Dropping Bombs in Space

Wired - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 07:00
The Empire Strikes Back brought us the TIE bomber—and new physics questions to try to solve.
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Bottlenose dolphins are able to work together as a team with 'extreme precision'

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 06:44
Researchers from the University of Western Australia created tasks in which pairs of dolphins had to swim across a lagoon in the Dolphin Research Centre in the Florida Keys.
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Will Apple unveil a new iPad Pro next month?

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 06:27
A tech expert digging through the code that makes up Apple's newest iOS operating system has uncovered hidden software labelled 'iPad2018fall'.
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Captain Marvel and the Long, Strange History of Female Superhero Names

Wired - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 06:16
Captain Marvel used to be a dude. Captain Marvel also used to be Ms. Marvel. It's comics; it's complicated.
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Humans are hardwired for laziness because evolution favours conserving energy 

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 05:52
Scientists from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver recruited young adults, sat them in front of a computer and gave them control of an on-screen avatar.
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Drooling over Poldark? Why the sexual objectification of men isn't 'just a bit of fun'

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 05:02
Dr Peter Lucas, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Central Lancashire explains why male objectification may be a risky game to play in the modern world.
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Why Animal Extinction Is Crippling Computer Science

Wired - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 05:00
Opinion: As the work of biologists and computer scientists converge, algorithmic secrets are increasingly found in nature
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Ferrari’s Monza SP1 and SP2 Mix 21st Century Tech With 1950s Cool

Wired - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 05:00
The first car's in the "Icona" line offer 800 horsepower and looks borrowed from Ferrari's post-war racers.
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Real-life Black Mirror: China's moves to introduce scorecards that ranks the behaviour of citizens

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 04:46
The programme has already completed successful trials in provinces across China, and is bolstered by facial recognition, body scanning and geo-tracking technology.
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Nissan transforms pick-up truck into a mobile space observatory

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 04:20
The one-off Nissan, developed in the UK in collaboration with the European Space Agency, was unveiled at the Hannover Motor Show in Germany.
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Nissan transforms pick-up truck into a mobile space observatory

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 04:20
The one-off Nissan, developed in the UK in collaboration with the European Space Agency, was unveiled at the Hannover Motor Show in Germany.
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The Case for Expensive Antibiotics

Wired - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 04:00
A rogue pharmaceutical company ramped up the cost of a common antibiotic by 400 percent. While the medical community is irate, could high prices make antibiotics worth investing in?
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