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Get an Inside Look at SpaceX's Astronaut Training Sims

Wired - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 04:00
SpaceX's first crew is starting training on cockpit simulators and replicas of the spacecraft that will take them to the ISS.
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Elon Musk calls the Tesla whistleblower a nut

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 03:33
Musk and Tesla,based in Palo Alto, has been accused of a string of serious offences by ex-Tesla employees. The firm and the CEO both refute all the allegations made against them.
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The controversial 'holy grail' superconductor experiment that could change physics forever

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 16:47
A huge row has broken out in the physics world over a controversial experiment that claims to have created a superconducting material at room temperature.
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Google set to unveil Pixel Watch with AI fitness coach

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 16:34
Google may release its first smartwatch ever at its annual fall hardware event. New reports suggest that the 'Pixel Watch' could be equipped with an innovative AI fitness coach.
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Google updates its help page to admit it DOES still track user's location even if the setting is off

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 15:58
Google has admitted that it tracks users' location history even after they turn off location sharing. The search giant revised a help page that erroneously described how its 'Location History' setting works.
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Forget passwords, 'brainprints' could be used to identify exactly who you are

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 15:33
Known as a 'functional fingerprint', it could help identify people, and also unlock the mystery of diseases such as ADHD and autism.
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The 3D printed 'gills' that could let humans live underwater

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 14:42
Inspired by the gills of a fish, the Amphibio system uses a specially designed material to replenish oxygen from the surrounding water, and release carbon dioxide.
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Police body cameras can be hacked by criminals, warns expert

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 14:10
Josh Mitchell, of Australian tech firm Nuix, also warned the conference in Las Vegas that criminals who had gained access to one of the devices could then use it to track the movements of the wearer.
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Director Tony Kaye puts out casting call for robots to star in next feature film

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 14:06
Watch out humans, robots could soon compete for your acting roles. Director Tony Kaye is looking to cast an AI robot for his upcoming film '2nd Born,' the sequel to the yet-to-be-released '1st Born.'
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Astronomers identify the oldest galaxies in the universe which could be 13 BILLION years old 

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 14:00
The discovery sheds fresh light on the evolution of the universe, according to researchers from Durham University and the Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics.
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Robots have the power to 'significantly influence' children's opinions, scientists warn

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 13:32
The Plymouth team found children aged between seven and nine were more likely to give the same responses as the robots - even if they were obviously incorrect.
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Workers near completion of Russia's latest supersonic strike bombers

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 12:56
The Tu-22M3M is a 'deep moderisation' of the Tu-22M3 which Russia's air force has about 100 in service and used extensively in missions over Syria in support of the Assad regime.
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Elon Musk planning 'Dugout Loop' Hyperloop to take baseball fans to and from Dodger Stadium

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 12:54
Traffic-weary baseball fans could someday travel to and from Dodger Stadium on a public transportation system underneath Los Angeles - if Elon Musk's latest bold plan comes to fruition.
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Three Science Experiments You Can Do With Your Phone

Wired - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 12:46
Your phone can measure acceleration, magnetic field, sound, location, and maybe more—which turns it into a portable data collector for science projects.
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Would you buy a self driving car? Researchers find nearly half of all Americans WON'T

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 12:44
The blow to the industry comes after rocky trials that have seen multiple accidents, including a self-driving Uber vehicle that killed a pedestrian in March.
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After Alex Jones timeout, Twitter CEO mulls deeper changes

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 12:14
Dorsey told the Washington Post that he is exploring changes to core elements of Twitter's service that could promote alternative perspectives in its timeline.
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Vital US reservoir OK for now, but shortages are looming

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 11:59
Forecast from U.S. Bureau of Reclamation warns the vital reservoir on the Colorado River will only be able to meet the demands of Mexico and the U.S. Southwest for the next 13 months.
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Tim Cook posts GIF of Apple Park's four story cafeteria doors opening

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 11:57
Tim Cook has given a rare glimpse of the stunning four-story doors at Apple's giant 'spaceship' headquarters. A gif shows the massive lunchroom doors opening to reveal its 4,000 person cafe.
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US poised for outbreak of deadly tick fever spreading from Mexico

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 11:27
A report published on Wednesday found that a deadly tick-borne illness, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, is spreading from Mexico to the US thanks to a new tick that spreads a more virulent strain.
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Incredible cloud formations that look like a plume of smoke are captured by Nasa

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 11:09
Nasa analysis spotted the powerful plumes of air over a storm in North Dakota which created baseball-sized chunks of hail as a result of the collision between wind and the stratospheric jet stream.
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