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Building blocks of Pentagon made from ancient microbes

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:34
Researchers from Australia have found that a common building material known as oolitic limestone is made up of tiny spheres of mineralized microbes, dating back as far as 340 million years ago.
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Tesla's Model 3 to debut on East Coast for the first time

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:21
Tesla is taking the wraps off its Model 3 sedans and debuting the car at showrooms on the East Coast. Customers who shelled out $1,000 for its first affordable sedan can finally see it this weekend.
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UN chief says coral reefs at 'make or break' point

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:01
Greenhouse gases, pollution and warming oceans are all contributing to the destruction of the reefs, and Erik Solheim says countries must take responsibility to save them.
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Instagram copies Snapchat feature of screenshot alerts

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:39
California based picture sharing app Instagram has launched a feature that sends a notification to a user if someone screenshots their story.
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More melted nuclear fuel found inside a Fukushima reactor

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:26
The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant says a long telescopic probe has successfully captured images of some melted fuel inside one of its three damaged reactors.
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Ancient remains found in Mayo mountainside ritual chamber

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:25
The discovery was made by local hill walker Michael Chambers, who came across the chamber among massive boulders on Bengorm Mountain in the Nephin Beg range.
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Why This Quantum-Encrypted Video Hangout Is a Big Deal

Wired - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:20
Just what we all wanted: super secret, super long meetings that span the entire world.
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Buckingham Palace revamp uncovers Victorian-era clipping

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:06
Workers completing the £370million renovations on Buckingham Palace uncovered old cigarette packets and a newspaper clipping from nearly 130 years ago.
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Amazon raises monthly Prime fee for first time in years

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 09:20
Amazon raised the monthly fee for the U.S. version of its fast-shipping and video-streaming service Amazon Prime by $2 on Friday, making the case for subscribers to upgrade to an annual plan.
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Images show power of ocean waves to hurl boulders

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 09:04
A new study has examined boulder deposits on the coast of the Aran Islands - Inishmore, Inishmaan and Inisheer - in Galway Bay and Annagh Head in County Mayo, some 80 miles (130 km) north.
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Inventor Franky Zapata reveals new Ezfly hoverboard

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 08:58
Footage of the gadget in action, filmed in Texas, shows a number of riders (pictured) taking the controls as they zoom up and away, putting the Ezfly through its paces over a lake.
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Instagram reveals when users were last on the app

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 08:50
The default setting for the global feature is 'on' - meaning your closest friends can know exactly when you've been scrolling through their feeds if you have the latest version of the app.
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Horrific aftermath of a terrifying ‘ice tsunami’ in Alaska

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 08:16
With blizzards raging at up to 100 miles per hour (160kmh), the pack of 52 musk oxen in the Bering Land Bridge in Alaska, were were buried alive, leaving only a few tufts of hair poking out.
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Newark's Amazon HQ2 Bid Reveals What's at Stake For Every Finalist City

Wired - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 08:11
Newark, New Jersey has the highest unemployment rate of any Amazon HQ2 finalist—and the highest tax incentives.
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The Magnetohydrodynamic Drive Is Real—and You Can Build One

Wired - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 08:00
All you need is a battery, a magnet, and some wires to build your own quasi-fictional submarine drive.
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Microsoft AI sketches art based on a simple description

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 07:56
The technology could one day generate entire animated movies based on a screenplay, the Microsoft researchers, based in Redmond, Washington, claim.
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Adolescence now 'last from the ages of 10 to 24'

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 07:43
Researchers at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, say we should change the definition of adolescence as many are choosing to delay the responsibilities of adulthood (stock).
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NASA tests rocket engine with 3D-printed 'shock absorber'

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 07:19
NASA conducted another test of its RS-25 engine flight controller at Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. A 3D printed part of the engine was tested again during the 365-second test.
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Men want Google to stop linking their names to past crimes

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 07:07
Two men want Google to stop linking their names to internet information referring to past criminal convictions in a landmark case on the 'right to be forgotten'.
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An asteroid hurtled 24,000 miles from Earth yesterday

Daily Mail UK - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 06:55
The 2018 BD asteroid was discovered at 08:24 UTC (08:24 GMT, 03:24 ET) on 18th January by Catalina Sky Survey - just seven hours before it flew past (stock image).
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