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TikTok trend of 'proffee' - protein mixed with coffee - may be HARMFUL, experts warn

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 06/10/2021 - 05:28
Doctors and nutritionists warn too much coffee can lead to irregular heart rhythm and that protein powder is used. can come with too many added sugars or lead to excess protein intake.
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Amazon's New Buds Make It Easier to Summon Alexa Than Ever

Wired - Thu, 06/10/2021 - 05:00
With good sound and excellent app integration, Amazon's latest wireless earbuds are an affordable AirPods Pro alternative.
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How to Celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month—IRL or Online

Wired - Thu, 06/10/2021 - 05:00
With the ongoing pandemic, here are a variety of ways you can join in at home, or anywhere.
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Technology: Quantum microscope can zoom in on tiny structures with 35 per cent more clarity

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 06/10/2021 - 04:38
The device, which is capable of revealing biological structures that would otherwise be impossible to see, was created by researchers from the University of Queensland.
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Scientists are developing a laser-powered SAIL they claim could allow us to reach Alpha Centauri

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 06/10/2021 - 04:34
The new type of spacecraft propulsion system has been designed by scientists from the Australian National University (ANU) as part of an international initiative to explore Alpha Centauri.
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England is on track to completely ELIMINATE the transmission of HIV by 2030, research suggests

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 06/10/2021 - 04:22
The annual number of new HIV infections among men who have sex with men (MSM) in England fell from 2,770 in 2013 to 854 in 2018, according to the new research by the University of Cambridge.
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VC Pledged to 'Do Better' on Diversity. It's Barely Changed

Wired - Thu, 06/10/2021 - 04:00
The Black Lives Matter protests drew sympathetic public statements from investors in 2020. One year later, signs of progress are harder to find.
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The Best Made-Up Worlds Are Made Up of Real Parts

Wired - Thu, 06/10/2021 - 04:00
Helene Wecker’s The Hidden Palace brings magic to 20th century Manhattan. Turns out that’s easier than putting the wrong stormtroopers into Star Wars Land.
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Coronavirus: Normal breathing can send saliva droplets more than 7ft through the air in 90 seconds

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 06/10/2021 - 03:14
While previous research has focused on the spread of airborne droplets when coughing or sneezing, researchers from Stony Brook University looked at how droplets spread during normal breathing.
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They Role-Played Fascism in Roblox. Were They Fashies IRL?

Wired - Thu, 06/10/2021 - 03:00
Thousands of players flocked to a digital world filled with draconian rules, slavery, and anti-Semitism—and tested how far “just a game” can go.
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Conspiracy theorists tend to have 'dark' personality traits 

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 06/10/2021 - 02:38
Four undesirable personality traits are linked to believing in conspiracy theories, says an expert at the University of Oregon.
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Coins found in Poland may have been bribe to keep Vikings from sacking Paris over 1,200 years ago

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 14:54
More than a hundred silver coins found in northern Poland may have been part of a payoff by Carolingian king Charles the Bald to prevent local Vikings from invading Paris in the 9th century.
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1,000-year-old chicken egg preserved in human feces inside an ancient cesspit unearthed in Israel

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 14:13
The chicken egg, which measures about 6 centimeters, was discovered perfectly persevered in human feces that was inside an ancient cesspit that dates to the Byzantine period.
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Facebook is working on its own smartwatch, exec for the social media giant confirms 

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 14:00
Facebook has confirmed it is working on a smartwatch, though a top exec cautioned that the idea may not actually lead to a product.
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One if five Americans hold anti-vaxxer beliefs and some may be hard to reach

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 12:32
More than one-in-five Americans hold anti-vaxx beliefs and more than eight percent identify as anti-vaxxers. The growth in these beliefs is a worrying trend for public health officials.
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Northern lights caused by powerful electromagnetic waves that accelerate electrons toward Earth

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 12:28
Researchers at the University of Iowa have proven the northern lights are caused by Alfven waves accelerating electrons toward Earth until they collide with the upper atmosphere.
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China's Zhurong rover spotted traveling across Mars by the Tianwen-1 orbiter circling the Red Planet

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 12:22
Chinese official released a high-resolution image of its Zhurong rover on Mars that was captured by the Tianwen-1 orbiter circling the Red Planet. The image also highlights the landing zone in the south.
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Meteorites come from some unknown source and not different space rocks in the asteroid belt: study

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 12:10
After looking at more than 500 million years worth of sedimentary rock, scientists have discovered that meteorites may have a common, unknown origin at an unknown spot in the asteroid belt.
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Lobsters are given CANNABIS to see if it reduces anxiety and pain when boiled alive

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 11:28
The study is testing a Maine restaurant owner's theory that giving lobsters marijuana before they are boiled will ease their unpleasant death, but experts found it only slows the lobsters down.
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Health: Low doses of LAUGHING GAS can relieve symptoms of depression for up to two WEEKS

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 11:01
An hour-long session inhaling 25 per cent nitrous oxide was nearly as effective as the same with a 50 per cent mix, researchers led from the the University of Chicago found.
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