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Japanese woman who lived 3,800 years ago had a high alcohol tolerance

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 11:17
She was first unearthed from the Funadomari shell mound, on Rebun Island off Hokkaido's northern coast back in 1998 and experts are still learning more about her.
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Incredible reconstruction brings 15th-Century medieval home of the 'Lord of the Isles' back to life 

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 11:02
The vision represents Finlaggan, Inner Hebrides, in the early fifteenth century - a time when it was the administrative and ceremonial centre of the Lordship of the Isles.
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Video reveals the hidden clear plastic film INSIDE aluminium cans when the metal reacts with acid

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 10:56
The shocking video reveals the secret film of plastic that lines the interior of most aluminium cans, used to block chemical reaction between aluminium and acid in the fizzy drink.
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Amazon is building a voice-activated wearable that can 'read human emotions' and suggest products

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 10:55
The wearable device would be able to determine a user's emotional state just by the sound of their voice, as well as advise the wearer on how to interact more effectively with others.
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Those who love jazz and classical music are smarter than peple who prefer lyrics, study finds 

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 10:53
More than four-hundred students were observed for the study, which took place in Croatia and was conducted by research scholars from Oxford Brookes University.
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Wolf-dog 'swarms' threaten to wipe out Europe's wolves as hybrids threaten the genetic diversity

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 10:46
A study by Exeter University says that the 'genetic identity' of wolves is being threatened because they are mating with the increasing free-roaming dog population , creating wolf-dog hybrids.
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Scientists discover massive deposit of frozen WATER on Mars that could be traces of polar ice cap

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 09:17
The amount of ice layered into deposits of sand are so great, scientists say that if it were melted down, the liquid would form a planet-wide layer of water about 5 feet deep.
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F-35 and F-15EX fighter could get drone wingmen in coming years as part of the Skyborg programme 

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 08:59
The technology for the Skyborg program is being developed by the US Air Force Research Laboratory, in collaboration with aircraft manufacturers Boeing and Lockheed Martin.
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'Terminator: Dark Fate' Trailer: Linda Hamilton Has a Big Gun

Wired - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 08:56
Also, Arnold Schwarzenegger is, uh, back.
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Day and night in one photo: Astronaut on the ISS captures stunning image of Earth's 'shadow line'

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 08:35
NASA released a stunning image showing a view of the Earth transitioning from day into night. The photo was shot by astronaut Christina Koch aboard the International Space Station.
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Birth of an underwater volcano in the Indian Ocean has caused mysterious seismic ripples

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 08:18
France's National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), was tasked with clarifying the origin of the numerous tremors, which shook the tropical island of Mayotte, wedged between Africa and Madagascar.
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Messaging app Telegram accused of anti-semitism

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 08:07
Israeli news reported that desktop users of the app saw a money bag symbol appear alongside the Star of David and the dollar sign when they typed the Hebrew word for 'Jew'.
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Scientists Find a Volume Knob for Emotional Memories

Wired - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 08:00
Using mice whose neurons had been engineered to respond to light, researchers found they could dial up or down the emotional intensity of a memory.
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Depth of Field: 'Game of Thrones' Was Always Doomed to Disappoint

Wired - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 07:39
Not every fan finds the answers they seek. The truth is all there in this one image.
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Women face greater odds of death if they suffer a cardiac arrest

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 07:00
Researchers analysed data from all CPR attempts made by emergency services in one part of the Netherlands between 2006 and 2012.
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Central Asia's Wild Soviet Architecture

Wired - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 07:00
Photographers Roberto Conte and Stefano Perego traveled to four former republics for their latest book.
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Brutal footage captures the world's first evidence of chimps devouring a TORTOISE

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 06:36
It is the first time they've been seen killing tortoises, adding further evidence of their intelligence. The scenes were recorded by scientists in a national park in Gabon, West Africa.
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Hopsy Sub Home Tap Review: A Crafty Way to Enjoy Draft Beer at Home

Wired - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 06:00
A craft beer subscription service ensures this mini keg fridge is always kickin'.
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Sheep are wearing NAPPIES so scientists can weigh their faeces and calculate best amount of feed

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 05:28
The team of researchers, from the Agricultural Research and Rural Extension Company, in southern Brazil, are hoping to identify the ideal grass length for livestock to feed on.
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7 Items for Grilling on Your Tiny Apartment's Balcony or Roof

Wired - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 05:00
For those of us confined to tiny balconies, or even a roof, grilling is a challenge. But it's not impossible.
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