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Airliners may soon be fitted with BIDETS

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:35
The Revolution Premium Bidet has been designed by French-based cabin interiors manufacturer Zodiac Airspace and was unveiled at the annual Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg.
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Cryptic crossword may be hardest ever and take fans years to crack

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:28
Marc Breman, 56, believes his 64-clue cryptic creation is 100 times harder than any he has designed in 30 years making them for various national newspapers.
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Facebook Messenger has CRASHED, leaving many unable to send messages and pictures

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:15
The problems with Facebook Messenger appear to have started in the pre-dawn hours this morning (ET), but have spiked in the last hour to affect users in nearly every continent.
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How Volocopter's 'flying taxi' stations will handle 10,000 passengers a day by 2028

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:08
The Stuttgart-based start-up Volocopter hopes to have a prototype station in place next year but predicts that it will take around 10 years before a city-wide system is put in place.
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Facebook rolling out privacy choices under EU rules

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:03
The face scanning tool was suspended for users in Europe in 2012 over privacy concerns, but still lives on in the US and other regions worldwide.
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'Trustjacking' Could Expose iPhones to Attack

Wired - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:00
Think twice before you tell your iPhone to trust that laptop when you charge it.
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WhatsApp hoax message circulating does have some truth to it

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 07:56
The text, which tells global users to pass it on to their friends, claims that a video is about to come out that could hack your phone. It also warns against clicking on a message about WhatsApp Gold.
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Drones choosing targets and killing without human interference would result in 'extermination'

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 07:36
Dr Peter Lee, Director for Security and Risk Research and Innovation at the University of Portsmouth, believes allowing drones to select and kill targets would be a grave move for humanity.
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Swans lay eggs in floating nests made of rubbish as Copenhagen is overrun by plastic pollution

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 07:33
Swan nests made from rubbish have again appeared on Copenhagen’s lakes, sparking debate about littering in the Danish capital.
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FCC Delays Are Keeping Broadband From Rural School Kids

Wired - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 06:23
An FCC program promised to bring high-speed internet to remote schools. Instead, they've mostly gotten red tape.
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How to Set Up and Use a YubiKey for Online Security

Wired - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 06:00
These simple, battery-free devices provide an easy way to securely verify that it's really you who's trying to access your online accounts.
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Emoji 'are ruining the English language', Google study reveals

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 04:37
More than a third of British adults believe emoji are the reason for the deterioration in proper language usage, according to the study commissioned by the Google-owned site YouTube.
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The Yellowstone supervolcano has two magma chambers, say scientists

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 04:26
A computer model by the University of Oregon has has revealed a 'transition zone' that may control the movement of magma beneath the Yellowstone volcano in Wyoming.
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Baboons use 55 gallon barrel to escape from a biomedical research facility in Texas

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 04:14
The animals are among 1,100 baboons at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San Antonio, which uses primates to study chronic and infectious diseases like Ebola and HIV.
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Trouble Detected in Infamous Dark Matter Signal

Wired - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 04:00
New results from a decades-old experiment were initially touted as further evidence for dark matter. But independent scientists have cast serious doubt on that claim.
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Tax Refund Tech Deals: Roomba, Essential Phone, Dell, Sony

Wired - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 04:00
These are the best deals we found this week.
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TED 2018: Soul-Searching at the Inspiration Assembly Line

Wired - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 04:00
The TED conference has always been a place of high-stakes emotional manipulation. This year, it all feels darker.
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Google's New AI Head Is So Smart He Doesn't Need AI

Wired - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 04:00
Colleagues joke that Jeff Dean increased the speed of light. Now he's charged with taking Google's artificial-intelligence efforts in new directions.
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Welcome to the Wikipedia for Terms of Service Agreements

Wired - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 04:00
Terms of Service; Didn't Read summarizes the terms you've blindly agreed to, and offers discussion around what they mean.
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Struggling to sing in tune? Give a little whistle instead because 'it's easier to follow the melody'

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 17:34
It is harder to sing than whistle in tune, Canadian scientists have concluded in a study that also revels why even virtuoso opera singers cannot match musical instruments like the violin for perfect pitch.
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