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Poisonous spider that rots FLESH with a single bite found in Mexico

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 12/11/2019 - 01:36
The spider has been found living in household furniture in central Mexico and has been given the proper name Loxosceles tenochtitlan.
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Have you found meaning in life? People who say they have a sense of purpose live longer

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 12/11/2019 - 01:15
A new study from the University of California, San Diego has found that participants who said they feel they've found purpose in life had better physical and mental well-being than those who hadn't.
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Better together: Close friendships improve the survival rate of macaque monkeys

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 12/11/2019 - 00:40
A study by University of Exeter scientists of female macaque monkeys has found those with strong connections to partners and many different social connections boosted survival their chances.
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Why Volcanologists Didn't Predict New Zealand's Deadly Eruption

Wired - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 17:30
Scientists knew White Island was showing signs of “volcanic unrest,” but their arsenal of data and sensors couldn't prepare them for tragedy.
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This Alleged Bitcoin Scam Looked a Lot Like a Pyramid Scheme

Wired - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 16:48
Five men face federal charges of bilking investors of $722 million by inviting them to buy shares in bitcoin mining pools. 
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'Pooper-scooper' robot autonomously detects and cleans up your dog's mess using cameras and sensors

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 15:39
A firm has designed a robot that finds, detects and automatically scoops up what your canine friend left behind. Beetl is equip with sensors and front cameras to hunt down dog poop.
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Hacked flight records show how police using drones to conduct residential surveillance

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 15:31
Flight records and related materials from police drone programs have been uncovered following a security breach at DroneSense, which provides services to government agencies.
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Wired - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 15:08
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Google warning users in real-time if sites they visit 'phishing' for personal data

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 15:03
In a blog post on Tuesday, Google said it will expand on its current system that checks a reference list of flagged sites against URL's the a users has visited once every 30 minutes.
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Waze rolls out new 'Snow Warning' feature to notify drivers when roads are hazardous

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 15:02
Waze has rolled out a feature globally that offers 'Snow Warnings'. Users can see real-time alerts of hazardous roads and report when a street has not been plowed to keep others safe.
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Oxygen in the atmosphere evolved spontaneously and not through biological or tectonic revolutions

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 13:36
Experts at the University of Leeds believe each major oxygenation event was an inevitable outcome of feedback processes within the oxygen, carbon and phosphorus cycles.
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Scientists discover new species of a root rotting disease that is killing popular holiday trees 

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 13:33
Scientists found Fraser firs are highly susceptible to devastating root rot diseases and has recently discovered a new species of the disease that could threaten the tree for Christmases yet to come.
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Lost faces of Parthenon Marbles in Athens REVEALED thanks to plaster casts taken in 1812

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 13:14
The casts were commissioned by the British aristocrat Thomas Elgin, who also controversially transported many of the sculptures from Athens to London.
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Scientists create map of 200-foot crater in Bikini Atoll made by first-ever underwater nuclear test

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 13:09
Images of the Bikini Atoll created using sonar and shown at a meeting of the American Geophysical Union offer a glimpse into how the sea floor was permanently altered by American military tests.
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The commercial fishing industry in New England lost 16 percent of its jobs between 1996 and 2017

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 13:02
Climate change is making it harder for commercial fishers in New England to find steady work. Between 1996 and 2017, 16 percent of New England fishing jobs were lost because of climate variability.
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FBI warns hackers can use smart home devices to 'do a virtual drive-by of your digital life'

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 11:49
The FBI warns 'hackers can use smart home devices to do a virtual drive-by of your digital life' and urges users to change default passwords and regularly check for firmware updates.
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Scientists call for a complete ban on GLITTER because the particles are polluting oceans

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 11:39
Glitter is making its way into lakes, rivers and oceans and is hurting marine life. These issues are leading scientists to call a complete ban on the shiny particles -saying it is causing a natural disaster.
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Amazon developing new Ring-branded smart light bulb that could spotlight intruders 

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 10:19
Amazon has filed documentation for a new smart light bulb to be added to its Ring line of home and neighborhood surveillance gear. The bulb will be 16 watts and use Bluetooth.
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Hackers Can Mess With Voltages to Steal Intel Chips' Secrets

Wired - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 10:00
A new attack called Plundervolt gives attackers access to the sensitive data stored in a processor's secure enclave.
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2,000-year-old Roman shipwreck filled with well-preserved jugs is discovered

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 09:48
A newly-discovered shipwreck in Fiscardo, Greece that dates as far back as the first century BC contains 6,000 remarkably well-preserved Roman pots used to carry food and wine.
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