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Storm systems across the US in 2018 are captured in breathtaking time lapse video

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 12:21
All of 2018's weather systems have been captured in a breathtaking video. The video shows the formation of snow storms, hurricanes and other patches of severe weather in the US.
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Trump Must Be a Russian Agent; the Alternative Is Too Awful

Wired - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 12:05
We know a lot about the “what” of the Mueller probe’s findings. The crucial questions now focus on the “why.”
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The Razr phone is back! Motorola to launch $1,500 reboot of the iconic device next month

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 12:01
After being buried in a digital grave since 2008, Lenovo-owned Motorola is set to revive the world's most popular flip phone, the Razr, with a $1,500 version that includes a folding screen.
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Scientists bring giant 290 million-year-old lizard back from the dead

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 11:49
Researchers from Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany matched a large lizard called Orobates pabsti that lived 290 million years ago to well-preserved footprints.
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Fortnite security flaw allows hackers to SPY on young players

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 11:33
Fortnite's developer's, Epic Games, are based in Chapel hill, North Carolina and fixed the issue when made aware of it by cybersecurity researchers.
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Prehistoric butchers discovered on a remote Scottish island

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 11:27
Archaeologists have found evidence of 'incredibly rare' early human activity at a submerged prehistoric forest in the Outer Hebrides. The site is estimated to be around 3,500 years old.
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More than half of wild coffee species are threatened with extinction, study finds 

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 11:00
Researchers at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, have found that 75 of the world's 124 wild coffee species are under threat.
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World's permafrost gets warmer; Siberia rises the most

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 10:53
Scientists say the world's permafrost is getting warmer, with temperatures increasing by an average of 0.3 degrees Celsius (0.54 Fahrenheit) over a decade.
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That didn't last long: China reveals cotton sprout planted by its lunar lander is already dead

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 10:29
Just one day after revealing its Chang’e-4 lander had successfully started growing plants on the moon in a first-ever milestone, China now says its lunar cotton seedling is dead.
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Anti-Trump Activists Defend Fake-*Washington Post* Stunt

Wired - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 10:03
Protesters have created satirical newspapers before, but the tactic comes with more baggage in the era of fake news.
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A Crocodile-Like Robot Helps Solve a 300-Million-Year Mystery

Wired - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 10:00
Researchers use a fossil, fancy computer work, and a complex robot to tease apart how an early land-walking animal moved.
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NASA releases footage of tumbling 'snowman' space rock Ultima Thule

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 09:43
The movie was put together from photos taken New Year's Eve and New Year's Day as the spacecraft made its closest approach, but not sent back to Earth until recently.
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Animal bones discovered in Jordan show dogs helped humans hunt as far back as 11,500 years ago

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 09:20
Animal bones found at the site appear linked to the presence of dogs, with the number of hares killed at Subayqa 6 settlement increasing around the time dogs show up in the record, a new study says.
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The postage stamp-sized chip that can harvest power from the air

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 09:17
Wiliot says the chip will make it easier to bring internet connectivity to everything, even clothes or packaging. That's because its tiny design makes it cheap, disposable and easy to install.
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M&S trials plastic-free fresh produce and introduces an instore GREENGROCER

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 09:09
The retailer is launching 90 lines of loose fruit and vegetables free of plastic packaging in a trial at one of its London branches that will see the return of greengrocers.
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World's oceans absorbed the same amount of heat last year as 150 MILLION Hiroshima bombs

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 08:27
The top 6,500 feet (2,000 metres) of ocean absorbed 19.67 x 10²² Joules of energy, also equivalent to 388 times more than the total electricity generated in China during 2017.
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Most Users Still Don't Know How Facebook Advertising Works

Wired - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 07:36
A new Pew survey also finds that more than 50 percent of Facebook users are uncomfortable with how the company compiles their information for ads.
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The Dutch Science Park Unlocking the Secrets of the Universe

Wired - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 07:00
For his book Universe, photographer Jos Jansen documented a neutrino-detecting orb, data visualizations, and other ambitious projects in the Netherlands.
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Best Skiing and Snowboarding Gear (2019): Jackets, Boots, and More

Wired - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 07:00
From custom skis to the ultimate in-bounds backpack, everything you need to make the most of powder days.
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Tigers will be extinct within a decade if we don’t act now, claims charity

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 06:58
More than 500 of the estimated 2,000 tigers found in India are in the central region of Satpuda. British charity Born Free has launched an international plea to save this iconic species.
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