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Sir David Attenborough, 92, ditches the BBC and moves to Netflix for a blockbuster series

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 17:24
Sir David, who has been at the BBC for more than 60 years, will narrate a blockbuster eight-part series called Our Planet for Netflix that premieres in April next year in more than 190 countries.
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The solar storm so strong it almost scuppered a secret US attack during the Vietnam War

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 16:45
A new Boulder study claims Operation Pocket Money, a plan to deploy 11,000 sea mines off the coast of North Vietnam to cut off naval supply routes to the region, was scuppered by the storm.
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The solar storm so strong it almost scuppered a secret US attack during the Vietnam War

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 16:45
A new Boulder study claims Operation Pocket Money, a plan to deploy 11,000 sea mines off the coast of North Vietnam to cut off naval supply routes to the region, was scuppered by the storm.
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Facebook uses machine learning to flag posts suspected to have ties to terrorist groups

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 16:31
Facebook said it's been more successful at removing terrorist content from its platform - owed in large part to its advanced AI tools. It removed 3 million pieces of terrorist content in the third quarter.
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Harley Davidson reveals its first electric motorcycle

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 16:24
The bike, called LiveWire, will go on sale next year - although Milwaukee-based Harley still hasn't said how much it will cost, or long it can go on a single charge.
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Meet the PLIMP: $4m hybrid passenger airship will combine aspects of planes, blimps and helicopters

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 14:47
The passenger version of the Plimp will be able to carry up to 8 passengers or 2000 lbs of cargo, and cruise at 63mph, with a range of 1,300 miles, its Seattle based inventors claim.
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1.1MILLION cord cutters ditched their subscription TV plans in largest-quarterly loss

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 14:37
MoffettNathanson - a media and telecommunications research firm -  tallied up subscriber losses to determine their findings.
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Massive stone structures in the middle of Chile's Atacama Desert used for 'ceremonial purposes'

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 14:31
The discoveries suggest the harsh Atacama Desert was home to complex hunter-gatherer communities that sought refuge where resources were plentiful enough to support them.
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Massive stone structures in the middle of Chile's Atacama Desert used for 'ceremonial purposes'

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 14:31
The discoveries suggest the harsh Atacama Desert was home to complex hunter-gatherer communities that sought refuge where resources were plentiful enough to support them.
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Elon Musk plans to turn its current falcon rocket into a 'mini-me' version of its Big Falcon Rocket

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 14:31
Elon Musk announced on Twitter that his rocket firm intends to upgrade the second stage of the Falcon 9 rocket to 'be like a mini-BFR ship.' It could launch as soon as 2019, according to Musk.
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Google 'Arbitration Optional' Harassment Plan Limits Groups

Wired - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 14:30
Organizers of last week's walkout say ending mandatory arbitration for individual harassment claims still thwarts collective action, among other concerns.
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Virgin Hyperloop One Gets a New CEO: Jay Walder

Wired - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 14:05
The former head of New York, London, and Hong Kong transit signs on with the hyperloop company.
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The birth of a rectangle: NASA reveals video of strange rectacular berg being born

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 13:46
The new satellite images reveal it 'has a far more interesting history that thought' and had actually been floating around the sear for four months before it was spotted.
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A 'Breaking Bad' Movie Is Finally in the Works—Tread Lightly

Wired - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 13:39
Plus: 'Swamp Thing' casting details, the 'Missing Link' trailer, and more.
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VW plans to sell electric Tesla rival for less than...

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 13:12
Reuters claims the firm is planning to sell its 'MEB entry' vehicle for just £22,836 (20,000 euros) and plans to make 200,000 of them a year.
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Octavius the lone octopus aquarium workers thought was male gives birth to thousands of babies

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 12:38
Octavius, an octopus at the UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium in Savannah, Georgia has given birth to tens of thousands of babies, aquarium workers discovered.
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Flaw in DJI website gave hackers access to user accounts and live feeds from quadcopters

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 12:31
Users fell prey to the attack by clicking on a malicious link shared on DJI Forum, an online forum the firm runs for user discussions about its products, giving hackers access to their account.
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How an InfoWars Video Became a White House Tweet

Wired - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 12:23
A video distributed by Sarah Sanders to justify revoking the press pass of CNN reporter Jim Acosta was altered in ways that made it misleading.
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T-Rex could turn like a 'figure skater from hell' and was far more agile than thought

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 11:31
A new analysis of their motion suggests the predators could quickly pivot, using powerful leg muscles to turn their bodies twice as fast as other dinosaurs of the same size.
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History of human migration throughout the Americas is MAPPED

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 11:00
Research involving scientists from all over the world has redefined our understanding of how humans conquered the Americas.
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