News and Updates

Food: Making a Cornish PASTY produces up to 4.4 pounds of CO2 - but a vegan filling could halve this

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 09:34
A new tool which can determine how much carbon emissions are released in the making of a given Cornish pasty has been developed by researchers from the University of Exeter.
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Exoplanet the size of Neptune 90-light years from Earth could have water vapor, researchers suggest

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 09:20
A Neptune-sized exoplanet with a 'substantial atmosphere' and the potential for water has been identified in deep space, 90 light-years from Earth.
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CHIME telescope detects over 500 mysterious fast radio bursts

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 09:15
CHIME - a radio telescope in British Columbia, Canada - detected 535 new fast radio bursts during its first year, say scientists.
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Experts share tips on protecting homes against moths during warm spell

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 09:09
Experts have been sharing their tips on how to keep the clothes-eating pests at bay during the warmer summer temperatures in Britain.
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Worldwide internet blackout was caused by ONE Fastly customer

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 08:26
Yesterday's outage was caused by a software bug triggered when a customer for Fastly - the US cloud-computing company responsible for the problems - changed their settings, the firm said.
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NASA Ingenuity helicopter completes its seventh successful flight on Mars

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 07:13
NASA's Ingenuity helicopter made its seventh successful flight on Mars, landing in an airfield that had only previously been seen by a Mars orbiter.
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Facial Verification Won't Fight Fraud

Wired - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 06:00
Unemployment fraud is a real problem, and biased software only makes it worse. States need privacy-preserving alternatives.
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The Case for Putting Down the Video Game Controller

Wired - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 06:00
If gaming isn’t as fulfilling as it used to be, it’s OK to walk away and go do something else.
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Help! How Do I Make Work Friends When Everyone's Remote?

Wired - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 06:00
Guest columnist Alan Henry offers advice for putting yourself out there online.
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Meowza! Spoil Your Kitty With Deals on Cat Gear

Wired - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 06:00
From comfy beds to water fountains, we found sales on cat supplies to kick off Adopt-a-Cat Month.
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Tier e-scooters in London will now ask if you've been boozing

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 05:54
The anti-drink e-scooter feature is active between 9pm and 4am on Thursday, Friday and Saturday - popular times for boozing in London.
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Richard Branson 'could beat Jeff Bezos to space by flying two weeks before Amazon founder'

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 05:16
Virgin Galactic began planning Sir Richard Branson's July 4 weekend flight before Monday's announcement that Jeff and Mark Bezos would fly to the edge of space, a source told Parabolic Arc.
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What It Takes to Turn a Video Game Into a Tabletop One

Wired - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 05:00
How do developers take open worlds and condense them into a form that fits on your coffee table? It's not easy, but when it works, it's incredible.
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Want OLED and Speed for Under $1,000? Get This Asus Laptop

Wired - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 05:00
The AMD-powered ZenBook 13 is one of the best values we’ve seen in a long time.
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Maps: Earth 'officially' has FIVE oceans as National Geographic finally recognises Southern Ocean

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 04:49
The National Geographic Society - which has been releasing maps of the world since 1915 - announced their acknowledgement of the Southern Ocean yesterday on World Ocean Day .
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Ancient 'megalake' covered more than one million square miles 10 million years ago

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 04:33
Paratethys had a surface area of more than a million square miles - larger than the Mediterranean Sea today, reveal a team led by experts at Utrecht University, Netherlands.
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Watch Drones Fly Through a Fake Forest Without Crashing

Wired - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 04:00
Each copter doesn’t just track where the others are. It constantly predicts where they’ll go.
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The Pandemic Put an End to Rush Hour. What Happens Now?

Wired - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 04:00
Remote work generally reduces driving. But the travel behavior of telecommuters isn’t as straightforward as it might seem.
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Apple World's Full Scope Is Coming Into Focus

Wired - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 04:00
This week, Apple doubled down on its vision of a seamlessly integrated ecosystem of products, software, and services. The catch? You need to be all in on Apple.
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Want to Write Better? Here Are Some Tools to Help You Improve

Wired - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 04:00
Whether you're drafting a memo or promoting a book, technology can make the task easier than ever.
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