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Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft spots hydrogen 'wall' around Solar System

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 05:47
Astronomers from the Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas, have studied data from Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft which picked-up UV waves form the edge of our solar system.
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Summer heatwave has revealed hidden archaeological sites across the UK

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 05:47
Dry weather provides the perfect conditions for aerial archaeologists to 'see beneath the soil', with new historical monuments now visible in Milton Keynes, Devon and Cornwall after the heatwave this summer.
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Your Tweets Can Help Map the Spread of Wildfire Smoke

Wired - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 05:00
Social media could help monitor air pollution that physical monitors miss.
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Back to School Sales on Laptops, Google Pixelbook, and other College Essentials

Wired - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 05:00
Ladies and gentlemen, step right up and get your student discounts!
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How 3-D Printing Exposes the Fallacy of Federal Gun Laws

Wired - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 05:00
Defense Distributed sparked a controversy that has little to do with 3-D printing and everything to do with the tiny hunk of metal that makes a gun a gun.
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Rich people are more likely to cheat, steal and ignore those in need

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 04:47
Dr Dacher Keltner, a psychologist at the University of California at Berkeley has said he is 'dismayed, but not surprised' at the alleged misdeeds of Paul Manafort (pictured).
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How Sonos Is Building the Audio Internet

Wired - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 04:00
In an exclusive interview, Sonos' chief product officer Nick Millington charts the company’s history and hints at where it could go in the future—like outside your house.
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The Real Reason 'The Meg' Feasted at the Box Office

Wired - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 04:00
The shark flick went huge, while 'Slender Man' wasted away—because not all internet movies are made alike.
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A Guide to Finding Your Ideal Movie Ticket Subscription

Wired - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 04:00
MoviePass' latest offer isn't for everyone, but there are other options. Here's a guide to what's right for you.
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Bikinis and TED Talks: Can This All-Asian Competition Truly Disrupt Beauty Pageants?

Wired - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 04:00
Femaleness, Asian-ness, even beauty—the Miss Asian Global pageant aims to celebrate qualities that are often barriers in Silicon Valley. But can it transport its contestants from sexist trope to beyond the bamboo ceiling?
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Twitter suspends conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 03:01
Austin-based conspiracy theorist Alex Jones won't be able to tweet or retweet from his personal account for seven days, although he will be able to browse the social network.
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Update your computer NOW: Intel reveals flaws affecting its chips that could put MILLIONS at risk

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 20:01
An international team initially identified a type of attack dubbed Foreshadow that would allow hackers to steal information from computer memory, including files, pictures, and passwords.
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Elon Musk's Tesla Tweets Could Spark a Fight With the SEC

Wired - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 17:31
A fight the CEO would have trouble winning, according to experts.
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Wars fought by men because they were historically driven by fear wives would have sex with others

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 17:15
Historically, if all men did not go off to fight, those remaining behind would be able to mate with others’ partners, a new study by St Andrews scientists says.
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Ailing 3-year-old orca from critically endangered pod refuses to eat live salmon

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 16:02
Scientists working to save an ailing killer whale have released salmon into waters in front of the orca. But they did not see the orca, called J50, take any of the eight salmon dropped into the water.
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Sprint partners with LG to launch the first 5G smartphone in 2019

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 15:47
Sprint and LG could win the race to release the first 5G smartphone. The telecom giant said Tuesday it's partnering with LG to launch a 5G-ready smartphone in the first half of 2019.
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America's future doctors are skipping school in favor of online classes  

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 15:38
A quarter of medical students report that they 'almost never' went to class last year, choosing to learn online instead and performing just as well - but wondering what they are paying tuition for.
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Why Saudi Arabia Would Want to Invest in Elon Musk and Tesla

Wired - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 15:35
Spending on electric cars is a great way to diversify an economy built on the back of Big Oil.
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Earth to Opportunity? NASA says morale is 'shaky' as Mars rover remains silent for 65 DAYS

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 13:23
Opportunity fell silent back in June, with no way to power its solar battery as dust continued to block out the sun. The storm began to subside in late July, but engineers have yet to hear from the rover.
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Sex robots could IMPROVE marriages by letting spouses focus more on companionship, expert claims

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 13:11
According to a professor at the University of British Columbia, sexbots could improve marriages by making husbands and wives focus more on love and parenting, instead of sexual compatibility.
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