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Here’s How to Survive Sitting in the Bleachers This Winter

Wired - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 07:00
Our favorite gear to fend off the cold if you're braving the elements to see a football game this season—socks, gloves, hand warmers, and more.
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Being smart and hardworking are not enough for academic success

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 06:02
A study from University of New South Wales looked at more than 20 years worth of data and found that behind intelligence and working hard, emotional intelligence is the most important trait.
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Chimpanzee 'conga' sheds light on how early humans learnt to respond to rhythm and move in sync 

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 05:31
Psychologists from the University of Warwick studied the movement of a pair of chimpanzees at a zoo in the US that showed them moving in sync and say this could point to early human dance.
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When Tech Giants Blanket the World 

Wired - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 05:00
As digital technology becomes central to society, critics worry that companies have too much clout.
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10 Best Wireless Earbuds for Working Out (2019)

Wired - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 05:00
Looking for a pair of sturdy and sweatproof wireless buds to help you rock your inner jock? We have you covered.
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A THIRD of married people are guilty of 'financial infidelity'

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 04:59
US researchers studied bank accounts and behaviour of married couples and found financial 'cheaters' hide their indulgent purchases using a range of deceptive methods.
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Scientists claim rich countries need to stop farming animals by 2030

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 04:23
A letter from more than 50 experts urges climate negotiators gathered at the Copa25 summit in Madrid to enforce strict targets to help fight the climate crisis.
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Jimi Hendrix is NOT to blame for Britain's plague of 170,000 parakeets

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 04:21
Striking ring-necked parakeets, the tropical green birds which now terrorise London neighbourhoods, have been sighted for decades and likely due to repeated releases, scientists say.
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Room to Breathe: My Quest to Clean Up My Home's Filthy Air

Wired - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 04:00
Poor indoor air quality causes serious health issues. Things can be improved with determination to sniff out the cause of the problem—and some pricey hardware.
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Forget Earth: In Space, Libertarian Ideas Are Thriving

Wired - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 04:00
Space entrepreneurs tend to share a fondness for libertarian principles. So before checking into your space hotel, be sure to read your Heinlein.
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China's AI Unicorns Can Spot Faces. Now They Need New Tricks

Wired - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 04:00
Companies such as Megvii thrived on government contracts for facial recognition, but they face challenges from US sanctions to cheaper tech.
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World's first ever fully electric commercial seaplane takes flight in Canada

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 00:46
Today a commercial seaplane company in Vancouver completed the world's first commercial flight of an electric plane, a 750-horsepower craft that has a 100 mile range and costs $10 to charge.
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The Science of New Zealand's Eruption, Toy Store Surveillance, and More News

Wired - Wed, 12/11/2019 - 15:33
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
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Civil War soldiers dyed their hair to look better in photographs, experts discover

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 12/11/2019 - 15:27
While excavating a former Union outpost in Kentucky, archaeologists found remnants of a 150-year-old photography studio and among the items were broken bottles with traces of hair dye.
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Instagram is down AGAIN and some users think the app is rolling out the update to get rid of likes 

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 12/11/2019 - 15:06
Users across the globe have reported Instagram is down siting issues with their News Feed, Stories and logging in. The problems seem to come mostly from Europe and the US.
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Workers in the sheep shearing industry are using motion sensors and AI to lessen injuries

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 12/11/2019 - 14:50
A new research project in Australia is using motion detectors and muscle sensors to track sheep shearers in an effort to minimize on the-job-injuries, for which they are notorious.
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Jack Dorsey Wants to Help You Create Your Own Twitter

Wired - Wed, 12/11/2019 - 13:43
The CEO tweeted that he's hiring a team to develop open source standards for decentralized social networks. His hope: It will spawn better ways to combat hate and harassment.
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It costs THREE TIMES as much to buy a Facebook ad  that reaches the opposite political party

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 12/11/2019 - 12:18
A new study shows Facebook charges higher prices for campaign ads that target users with differing political views, costing 50 percent more to send Bernie Sanders ads to conservatives.
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NASA shares stunning image of a 'crimson ornament' bubble that formed from a supernova explosion 

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 12/11/2019 - 12:06
NASA shared a festive image of a 'crimson ornament' shaped gas bubble in honor of the holiday season. The gas bubble was formed by the explosion of a supernova 160,000 light years away.
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A researcher in Japan designed an AI program for Othello that always loses to human players

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 12/11/2019 - 11:49
A new online version of the game Othello has become a hit in Japan because the AI has been designed to always lose, and players love it. It's been played by more than 400,000 people in Japan.
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