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Chocolate really does melt the heart of loved ones, say researchers

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 05:43
Chocolate stimulates the same hormones as love-making, according to a new TV series from the New York City-based Food Network (stock image).
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'Far Cry 5' Review: All Games Are Illusions, But This Is Nothing More

Wired - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 05:00
In every game, the experience only holds up as far as you can see it. In 'Far Cry 5,' the experience doesn't even hold up that far.
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Stonehenge's largest rocks were in place for millions of years before humans

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 04:33
Mike Pitts specialises in British pre-history and is one of a small number of scientists who have excavated on the site of the ancient monument, on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire.
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Why Pure Reason Won’t End American Tribalism

Wired - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 04:00
WIRED Columnist Robert Wright on what Steven Pinker’s new bestseller 'Enlightment Now' gets wrong about our polarized politics.
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Fancy New Suspension Could Make Car Rides a Lot Smoother

Wired - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 04:00
It works sort of like noise-cancelling headphones, eliminating bumps with movement in the opposite direction.
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Apple Steve co-founder Wozniak's says he's left Facebook

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 03:49
Steve Wozniak, co-founder of computer technology giant Apple, announced on Sunday that he's done with Facebook amid security concerns about personal information.
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Hand dryers in public bathrooms 'suck in' bacteria from flushing toilets

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 03:27
Researchers from the University of Connecticut found that hot-air dryers can spread Staphylococcus aureus, which can cause life-threatening sepsis or toxic shock syndrome.
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Cambridge Analytica breach could have affected more than 87 million

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 03:04
A massive breach of Facebook data could have 'absolutely' affected more than 87 million users, former research director of Cambridge Analytical Christopher Wiley said on Sunday.
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Can you answer this mock SATs exam?

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 02:29
Channel 4's Class Of Mum And Dad sees 19 parents take the SATs exams designed for 11-year-olds at the end of primary school - but shockingly, more than half fail on their first go.
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Facebook to tell 87m affected users today if information was shared

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 00:58
Today Facebook will tell the 87 million users who may have had their information shared with Cambridge Analytica.
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Fear of Japanese knotweed which strangles other plants is 'xenophobic', says environmental expert 

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 00:23
An environmental expert says that when Brits talk about non-native species, such as Japanese knotweed, in such terms, we’re just being ‘xenophobic’.
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Groups Allege YouTube Is Violating Law That Protects Kids

Wired - Sun, 04/08/2018 - 21:00
In complaint to the FTC, child-health, privacy, and consumer groups say YouTube is targeting kids improperly.
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Scientists claim chimpanzees score better than people in this quiz

Daily Mail UK - Sun, 04/08/2018 - 12:01
People living in the west wrongly believe the world is doing far worse on issues like poverty than is actually the case and are so pessimistic that chimpanzees fare better in a quiz about the poor.
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FlyNYON Helicopter Crash: Inside the Safety Issues of the Fatal Flight

Wired - Sun, 04/08/2018 - 09:54
I was a passenger onboard a companion flight on March 11. Locked to the downed craft, the victims didn't stand a chance.
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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg backs out of ABC interview

Daily Mail UK - Sun, 04/08/2018 - 09:12
Sheryl Sandberg reportedly bowed out of an ABC News interview because she learned she was going to be interviewed by Martha Raddatz instead of George Stephanopoulos.
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Apollo 11 astronaut 'passes lie detector on encounter with aliens'

Daily Mail UK - Sun, 04/08/2018 - 08:18
Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin has reportedly passed a lie detector test after recalling his apparent encounter with alien life during the historic 1969 mission to the moon.
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The Backlash Over Sinclair Broadcast Group's Conservative Content Tops This Week's Internet News

Wired - Sun, 04/08/2018 - 06:00
Last week social media spent an awful lot of time talking about old media. Twist!
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The Facebook Debacle Proves It’s High Time for Stronger Privacy Laws

Wired - Sun, 04/08/2018 - 05:00
Opinion: The Cambridge Analytica scandal makes it clear: The US needs to pass a privacy law that gives consumers the protections they deserve.
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When Will Self-Driving Cars Be 'Ready'?

Wired - Sun, 04/08/2018 - 04:00
The vehicles will need updates—forever.
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New Brain Maps With Unmatched Detail May Change Neuroscience

Wired - Sun, 04/08/2018 - 04:00
A technique based on genetic bar codes can easily map the connections of individual brain cells in unprecedented numbers. Unexpected complexity in the visual system is only the first secret it has revealed.
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