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Mars is about to come closer to Earth than it has in the past 15 years

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 08:36
In July, Mars and Earth will be only 35.8 million miles apart. Stargazers worldwide will be able to see the bright planet near the Sagittarius constellation.
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Watching Sir David Attenborough's nature documentaries may boost people's sex lives

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 08:13
Researchers from Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, found Planet Earth could improve viewers' confidence by helping them to have 'a more compassionate view of their body'.
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Facebook bans advertising gun holsters, firearm accessories to children

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 07:03
The Facebook ban - which will be implemented from 21st July - comes amid recent US shootings in Parkland, Florida, Santa Fe and Texas (stock image).
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This Tug of War With a Lion Isn't About Strength—It's About Friction

Wired - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 07:00
If you want a fair fight between a lion and a human playing tug of war, you should give the lion a pair of tennis shoes.
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Google's new type of AI algorithm could predict when you'll die

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 06:58
The Google artificial intelligence model was developed in collaboration with colleagues at UC San Francisco, Stanford Medicine and The University of Chicago Medicine.
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Homophone playbuzz quiz challenges players to pick out correct word

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 06:34
This new Playbuzz quiz puts players' knowledge to the test by asking them to identify the word missing from a given sentence. The two possible answers sound the same but have very different meanings.
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Nasa's Curiosity Rover takes selfie in middle of dust storm on Mars

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 06:20
The image was shared on Flickr by citizen scientist Seán Doran, who works with Nasa's Jet Propulsion Lab in Pasadena California and helps process its astronomical photography.
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The Most Promising Indie Games That Showed Up at E3, From 'Sable' to 'NeoCab'

Wired - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 06:00
Sure, the gaming event is a showcase for triple-A blockbusters, but a surprising number of small, thoughtful gems piqued our interest.
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Star Wars News: No, Kathleen Kennedy Isn't Leaving Lucasfilm

Wired - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 06:00
'Solo: A Star Wars Story' underperformed, but it's not a career-ender.
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How Square Made Its Own iPad Replacement

Wired - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 06:00
Square has always made hardware, but its new Android-based tablet shows it’s serious about controlling the payments experience.
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Shocking images reveal how tourists have transformed Mount Everest into a ‘disgusting’ wasteland

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 05:06
As the number of climbers on Mount Everest has soared - at least 600 people have scaled the world's highest peak so far this year alone - the problem has worsened.
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How Volvo's Making the Polestar 1 From an Old Concept

Wired - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 05:00
Five years after showing off the Concept Coupe, Volvo has resurrected the much-loved design as the first offering from its newly electric-focused brand, Polestar.
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12 Best Tablets for Every Budget in 2018: iPad, Android, Fire HD, Surface

Wired - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 05:00
No matter if you prefer Android, iOS, Chrome, or Windows—these are the best tablets we've tried.
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Elon Musk tells Tesla employees ‘radical improvements’ needed on Model 3

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 04:49
Elon Musk has sent a company-wide email, praising employees for their work on the Model 3 production line at Fremont, California, but warning the company is still falling short of its targets.
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Human-like AI robots will turn down sex 'if they're not in the mood'

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 04:17
Sexbots Samantha's ability to say 'no' was shown to an audience of academics during a presentation at the Life Science Centre in Newcastle.
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You'll Have to Look Closer to Understand These Tiny Worlds

Wired - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 04:00
Photographer Frank Kunert photographs miniature scenes of modern life—with a bizarre twist.
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Fake Video Will Complicate Viral Justice

Wired - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 04:00
Opinion: Videos provide transformative new avenues for justice, often summoning well-deserved Twitter mobs. Deep fakes could change all that.
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The Collapse of a $40 Million Nutrition Science Crusade

Wired - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 04:00
The Nutrition Science Initiative promised to study obesity and diabetes the right way. Now it’s broke, president-less, and all but gone.
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The End of Dyslexia

Wired - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 04:00
Innovations in brain research and AI-fueled assistive technologies could level the playing field for those with language-based learning disabilities.
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The Blockchain: A Love Story—And a Horror Story

Wired - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 03:00
Cryptomania isn’t just a mad rush of scams and speculation. It’s a utopian dream. And a living nightmare.
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