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Why Elizabeth Warren's Feeds Are Flooded With Snake Emoji

Wired - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 12:59
Remember the dust-up between Taylor Swift and Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West? It's like that, but politics.
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Twitch Has Become a Haven for Live Sports Piracy

Wired - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 12:07
As the platform gains more mainstream popularity, illicit livestreams of soccer, boxing, and MMA matches have become trivial to find.
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Galaxy S20 leaks confirm the phone will use Samsung's controversial in-display fingerprint reader

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 11:42
XDA Developers says that the phone will come with a traditional headphone jack and as well as an in-display 'ultrasonic' fingerprint scanner, the likes of which has caused trouble in the past.
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How Much Could Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Make From Ads?

Wired - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 11:16
What if the Duke and Duchess of Sussex became influencers? First, they probably aren’t. But even if they did, experts say calculating their value is complicated.
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Chemical analysis shows that the ancient Peruvian Pachacamac Idol was once painted in many shades

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 11:00
The idol is a symbolically carved wooden statue from the Pachacamac archaeological complex that lies 19 miles (31 kilometres) south of Lima.
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Revealed, the BEST countries in the world to raise a child: Britain ranks 11th

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 10:11
Denmark was hailed as the best place to start a family because of its 'generous maternity and paternity leave policies'. Britain scored poorly in income equality and political stability.
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Astronomers discover new class of strange objects near our galaxy's enormous black hole 

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 10:00
Astronomers in California have discovered a new class of objects at the centre of our galaxy, which look compact most of the time but stretch out when their orbits bring them closest to a black hole.
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Huge Taal volcano eruption is seen from SPACE by Japan's satellite

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 09:22
Japan's Himawari-8 satellite captured the eruption Taal volcano in the Philippines from space, which shows the plume spread over the course of January 12 and 13.
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Mysterious burst of gravitational waves from appears to be coming from the direction of Betelgeuse

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 09:01
The ripple in the fabric of spacetime was spotted by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) in the USA.
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Deepfake Porn Harms Adult Performers, Too

Wired - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 08:57
Their bodies are being weaponized for online harassment—and the experience, actors say, is eviscerating.
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Scientists give 10 tips to help teenagers to SEXT safely

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 08:55
US-based researchers found that 14 per cent of young people aged 12-17 in 2019 have sent sexually explicit images while 23 per cent have received them.
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says they WON'T add an edit button to the platform

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 08:19
In a video Q&A with Wired Jack Dorsey was asked if there'll be an edit button for Twitter in 2020, which he replied 'The answer is no' because the firm wants to 'preserve the vibe' of the original design.
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Terrifying new dinosaur with huge claws and serrated razor sharp teeth dug up in Australian outback 

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 07:09
Aussie scientists have dug up what they think is a new species of dinosaur and a relative of the T. rex. The 93 million-year-old dinosaur bones were found near Winton in central Queensland.
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Homelessness in the Living Rooms of the Rich

Wired - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 07:00
The project puts DIY shelters built by the unhoused in some of San Francisco's most valuable homes. 
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'Eyeborg' filmmaker has a video camera in his prosthetic eye that can record for up to 30 minutes

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 06:32
Rob Spence, 47, lost the sight in his right eye as a child following a shotgun accident. On having the eye removed in 2008, the Canadian decided to replace it with one containing a video camera.
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Scientists Fight Back Against Toxic ‘Forever’ Chemicals

Wired - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 06:00
The ubiquitous compounds known as PFAS are nearly indestructible. But scientists are learning to split their ultra-strong carbon-fluorine bonds.
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Can a Digital Avatar Fire You?

Wired - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 06:00
Samsung’s new artificial humans look, blink, and smile like us. But bots still shouldn't deal with complex human emotions.
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The Winner of ‘The Circle’ Opens Up About Life IRL

Wired - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 06:00
WIRED spoke with the winning contestant of Netflix’s reality show about the apartment, the rules of catfishing, and what’s next. (Spoilers ahead.)
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Apple could be forced by the EU to replace its current charger cable with the USB-C

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 05:16
If the EU Government in Brussels forced iPhones sold in Europe to have a new charging platform, the change would likely be rolled out worldwide by Apple to avoid manufacturing two cables.
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'Star Trek: Picard': Everything You Need to Watch Before the New CBS Series

Wired - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 05:00
Watching every piece of canon that's featured Patrick Stewart could take a while. Focus here instead.
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