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Hans Asperger, the children’s doctor famed for early work in autism, assisted in Nazi euthanasia

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:23
Herwig Czech, a historian of medicine at the Medical University of Vienna, made the discovery after looking at Asperger's Nazi-era publications along with documents from Austrian archives.
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The huge 'ghost net' killing dozens of sea creatures in the Caribbean

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:10
British dive instructor Dominick Martin-Mayes discovered the shocking 'ghost net' drifting north of the Cayman Islands, on Monday afternoon.
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Incredible skywriting in Phoenix that looks just like typed words

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:01
The writing, which appeared above Phoenix yesterday, was designed to attract attention to computer networking firm Cisco, which is currently hosting its annual conference in the city.
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Facebook to change user terms, limiting effect of EU

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:55
Many of Facebook's global members, whether they know it or not, are currently governed by terms of service agreed with the company's international headquarters in Dublin.
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Biggest plane ever built Stratolaunch will take off within months

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:23
Stratolaunch will conduct its first flight this summer, the company revealed at the 34th Space Symposium in Colorado. The aircraft still has to go through three taxi tests.
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Holes in 5,400-year-old cow skull reveal attempts at brain surgery

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:03
The cow's skull is between 5,000 and 5,400 years old and was unearthed at a Neolithic site at Champ-Durand in France by the French National Centre for Scientific Research.
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Spelling quiz will put your knowledge to the test with 20-questions

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 07:35
This tricky spelling test has left internet users from around the world scratching their heads. The multiple choice quiz asks players to choose the correct spelling from two possible answers.
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Motorola Moto G6 and Moto E5: Price, Specs, Release Date

Wired - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 07:00
With the Moto G6 and E5, the king of budget phones has no plans to abdicate its throne in 2018.
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Physics Explains Why Braves Fans Can’t Beat the Freeze

Wired - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 07:00
A spandex-clad superhero keeps beating Atlanta Braves fans...even when they have a huge head start.
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Virtual Reality Takes a Political Turn in the Trump Era

Wired - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 06:00
From climate change to reforming white supremacists: At this year's Tribeca Film Festival, it's about the medium and the message.
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iPhone users under threat after Grayshift breaks through passcodes

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 05:38
A secretive US company has created a portable device that can break into iPhones within minutes. Anonymous sources who have seen the documents are urging Apple uses to change their passcodes.
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The Clever Vine-Like Robot That Grows and Steers With Air

Wired - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 05:00
Vinebot is part of the first generation of advanced “soft robots,” which promise to go where no traditional robot can tread—literally.
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Biotech Gets Some Silicon Valley Shine at Illumina’s New Campus

Wired - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 05:00
With tons of amenities, the DNA sequencing giant hopes to attract the Bay Area's top life science talent.
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Minds Is the Anti-Facebook That Pays You For Your Time

Wired - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 05:00
In the wake of privacy scandals, Facebook users are newly realizing their data makes the company rich. What if platforms paid them for their contributions?
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Browser Standard WebAuthn Could Usher in a Password-Free Future

Wired - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 04:00
A new web browser standard may spell the end of passwords, but all the big websites will have to play along first.
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How DNA Transfer Nearly Convicted an Innocent Man of Murder

Wired - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 04:00
We leave traces of our genetic material everywhere, even on things we’ve never touched. That got Lukis Anderson charged with a brutal crime he didn’t commit.
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Airbus Is Making Beds for Economy Fliers—in the Cargo Hold

Wired - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 04:00
Coming attractions for economy fliers could include actual lie-flat beds, just not in the cabin.
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Footage of ‘magical stone that melts metal’ sends internet wild

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 03:47
The strange looking black stone was apparently found by a soldier in Myanmar. The video sparked conspiracy theories, with some saying it must have been left by an ancient civilisation.
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Elon Musk reveals his top six productivity tips to Tesla employees

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 03:26
Elon Musk is currently staying overnight at Tesla's factory in Freemont, California. The hard-working boss sent an-email to his employees revealing six tips to boost their productivity.
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Can This Man Help Uber Recover From the Travis Kalanick Era?

Wired - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 03:00
CEO Dara Khosrowshahi champions everything Uber once rejected: caution, discipline, and tact. Can he reform Silicon Valley's most audacious company?
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