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Scientists prove it is possible to watch everything new on Netflix in a year

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 11:59
It would take eight months to watch everything new uploaded onto Netflix last year, provided you took time out to eat, sleep, wash and pee, according to Leicester University scientist Kinnari Naik.
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Scientists hope sticking brain cells together could boost memory

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 11:47
Tests on mice with a newly created molecule by German researchers suggests the out-of-the-box concept works. But trials have yet to take place on humans.
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WiFi signals could be used in stadiums and schools to detect weapons, bombs and chemicals in bags

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 11:24
A new study from Rutgers University-New Brunswick claims wireless signals are able to penetrate bags to detect the exact dimensions of dangerous objects or estimate the volume of liquids.
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Jaw-dropping photo of crimson blobs sparks speculation there could be ALIENS in the Cairngorms

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 11:15
The image, which was taken near Loch Etchachan in the Cairngorms, shows a sprawling carpet-like object with red strands coming from it.
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Rising sea levels boosts the risk of devastating tsunamis

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 11:06
A small increase in sea-levels could have a disastrous impact on coastal communities as scientists from Virginia Tech University find tsunamis will become more common.
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How Rude Humanoid Robots Can Mess With Your Head

Wired - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 11:00
A pair of clever studies show how the development of advanced social robots is far outpacing our understanding of how they’re going to make us feel.
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World's oldest cheese found in a 3,200 year old Egyptian tomb - and it carries a killer bacteria

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 10:55
The cheese was contaminated with Brucella melitensis, a bacterium that causes brucellosis, that is common in cows.
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Elephants rarely suffer from cancer because their bodies have a rare 'zombie gene'

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 10:29
Drugs that mimic the effect of the LIF6 gene could lead to revolutionary new treatments for human cancer, according to experts from the University of Chicago (stock image).
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Marine heatwaves could be 40 TIMES more frequent if temperatures continue to rise

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 10:00
Experts from the University of Bern in Switzerland used daily global sea surface temperature data, computer models and satellite imagery to make their findings.
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Coinbase Acquires Distributed Systems to Double Down on Digital Identity

Wired - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 10:00
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is banking on decentralized identity to help it find long-term relevance.
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LA robot bartender could be mixing you drinks in your hotel room

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 09:57
The $430 Somabar could one day replace minibars in hotel rooms, help busy bartenders in restaurants or mix drinks for passengers on an airplane. Users operate it via a WiFi-connected app.
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The Nasa employee who 'sniffs' EVERYTHING astronauts take into space

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 09:28
George Aldrich, of the White Sands Test Facility in New Mexico, is a chemical specialist at Nasa who has volunteered on the odour panel since 1974.
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Facebook buys interactive video firm in bid to make its live broadcasts more interactive

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 09:10
Facebook is acquiring Vidpresso, which builds social media features for real-time video, to help improve and expand the video content on its site. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed.
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Uber investors demand firm sells its self driving car division

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 08:32
The calls come after it racked up losses of $125 million to $200 million each quarter for the past 18 months, according to The Information.
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Six million 'naked' swedes are hitting supermarket shelves

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 08:23
The removal of the plastic wrapping shouldn't affect the shelf-life of the British-grown veg, which should remain fresh for up to seven days, a spokesman for the Leeds-based supermarket.
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Instagram now lets your friends reply to poll questions privately

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 08:22
Instagram fans around the world will now be given the option to send a story to a selection of their friends, rather than broadcast it to their whole contact list, to get instant feedback on questions they pose.
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UFO enthusiasts frenzied with speculation after video of motionless craft above North Carolina lake

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 07:35
A video of an object hoovering eerily over North Carolina's Lake Norman has UFO enthusiasts eager to deduce we are being visited by extraterrestrial beings.
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India plans manned space flight by 2022

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 07:01
Premier Narendra Modi's 80-minute speech, broadcast live from the historic Red Fort in New Delhi, focused on the success of India's space programme, as well as healthcare reforms.
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The big toe was the last part of the human foot to evolve

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 06:47
Although early humans were able to walk upright for around 4.4 million years, they did not start walking like we do until much later, according to scientists from Marquette University, in Milwaukee.
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The Physics of Catching a Gnarly 80-Foot-Tall Wave

Wired - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 06:00
Surf's up, dude.
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