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Crypto Isn’t About Money. It’s About Fandom

Wired - Wed, 06/09/2021 - 03:00
And that’s why we will fight about it forever.
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Native Australian mammal are known for having the 'weirdest penises' in the animal kingdom

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 06/08/2021 - 23:39
The native Australian echidna has a 'very strange and unusual' penis. The phallus is so large, it is a third of the mammal size when fully erect. One scientist said 'only God' understands it.
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Young clownfish living closest to the shore die FASTER than those further out

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 06/08/2021 - 16:12
The clownfish exposed to artificial light also grew 44 per cent slower than those in natural lighting conditions, according to a study involving scientists from the UK, France, Chile and Australia.
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University College London scientists hope stem cell breakthrough could one day cure heart failure

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 06/08/2021 - 16:09
University College London researchers have worked out how to keep stem cells alive for longer in the heart - leading to hopes an innovative new injection could help cure heart failure in the near future.
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Our Favorite Cheap Earbuds Are an Unbelievable $16 Right Now

Wired - Tue, 06/08/2021 - 15:04
These affordable wireless buds from JLab Audio have the same specs as the Apple AirPods and sound almost as good.
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Long-lost letter from Amelia Earhart's captain detailing their final trip in 1937 is found

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 06/08/2021 - 14:55
A letter detailing Amelia Earhart and her Captain Fred J. Noonan's adventure around the globe resurfaced that could provide clues to what happened to the pair 84 years ago.
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Apple's augmented reality headset will launch spring 2022

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 06/08/2021 - 13:49
Apple's oft-rumored augmented reality headset could launch as soon as the second quarter of 2022, according to one prominent analyst that covers the company.
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Cancer patients more likely to die of Covid-19 than people who have recovered from cancer

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 06/08/2021 - 13:37
An study be researchers at NYU found that people with active cancer cases are 90 percent more likely to die from Covid-19. People who have recovered from cancer are not at risk, though.
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Voice tracking app could detect depression, scientists say

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 06/08/2021 - 13:00
An app that uses deep learning could be used to assist mental health classifications, experts at University of Maryland say.
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Pierced skull of Ice Age cave bear may be earliest evidence of humans hunting the animal 

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 06/08/2021 - 12:55
The skull of a small Ice Age cave bear was found in Russia with a large hole at the back. Scientists believe the hole was made by a spear that was driven into the animal's head while it hibernated.
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New population of blue whales are discovered in the Indian Ocean thanks to bomb detectors

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 06/08/2021 - 12:38
There may be as few as 5,000 blue whales left in the world, but researchers may have discovered a new population of the largest animal in the world in the Indian Ocean, thanks to bomb detectors.
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Cockroaches could be steered remotely for search and rescue missions 

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 06/08/2021 - 10:32
In an impressive scientific feat, researchers from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have fitted backpacks to a cockroach to dictate the direction of its movement.
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How an Obscure Company Took Down Big Chunks of the Internet

Wired - Tue, 06/08/2021 - 10:28
You may not have heard of Fastly, but you felt its impact when sites didn’t load around the world Tuesday morning.
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Massive asteroid Ryugu has boulders that are porous, study finds

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 06/08/2021 - 10:25
Researchers have found that boulders on asteroid Ryugu are 'porous,' leading some to wonder if the discovery could help experts learn more about how planets are formed.
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Cosmic cartographers create stunning maps of the 'nurseries' where stars are born

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 06/08/2021 - 09:44
Contrary to previous scientific opinion, these stellar nurseries do not all look and act the same, according to the team from Ohio State University.
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Do you REALLY want to live forever? Only 33% of Americans would take an immortality pill

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 06/08/2021 - 09:10
A survey asked more than 900 Americans if they would take an immortality pill. Only 33% said yes, 42% declined the offer and 25% were unsure. However, more men said they would take the pill.
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How to become a social media ghost on Facebook and Twitter

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 06/08/2021 - 08:27
Facebook and Twitter both have tools that allow people to delete old messages to avoid embarrassment or worse, while setting profiles to private is also an option.
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Giant Megalodon sharks were even BIGGER than previously thought and measured 'up to 65 FEET'

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 06/08/2021 - 08:16
The revised estimate came about when a school lesson at the Florida Museum of Natural History went awry, leading to the creation of new equations based on the width of a megalodon's teeth.
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Space travel weakens immune system and scientists have figured out why 

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 06/08/2021 - 08:11
Scientists have figured out why astronauts generally get sick after returning to Earth, as space travel negatively impacts their immune systems, with T regular cells at the root cause of the issue.
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Artificial intelligence can calculate someone's risk of dying from COVID-19 scanning blood vessels

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 06/08/2021 - 07:24
AI trained to detect abnormalities in fat surrounding blood vessels can measure blood inflammation levels to determine a patient's risk of dying from the coronavirus.
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