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Apple Steve co-founder Wozniak's says he's left Facebook

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 03:49
Steve Wozniak, co-founder of computer technology giant Apple, announced on Sunday that he's done with Facebook amid security concerns about personal information.
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Hand dryers in public bathrooms 'suck in' bacteria from flushing toilets

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 03:27
Researchers from the University of Connecticut found that hot-air dryers can spread Staphylococcus aureus, which can cause life-threatening sepsis or toxic shock syndrome.
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Cambridge Analytica breach could have affected more than 87 million

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 03:04
A massive breach of Facebook data could have 'absolutely' affected more than 87 million users, former research director of Cambridge Analytical Christopher Wiley said on Sunday.
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Can you answer this mock SATs exam?

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 02:29
Channel 4's Class Of Mum And Dad sees 19 parents take the SATs exams designed for 11-year-olds at the end of primary school - but shockingly, more than half fail on their first go.
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Facebook to tell 87m affected users today if information was shared

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 00:58
Today Facebook will tell the 87 million users who may have had their information shared with Cambridge Analytica.
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Fear of Japanese knotweed which strangles other plants is 'xenophobic', says environmental expert 

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 00:23
An environmental expert says that when Brits talk about non-native species, such as Japanese knotweed, in such terms, we’re just being ‘xenophobic’.
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Scientists claim chimpanzees score better than people in this quiz

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 12:01
People living in the west wrongly believe the world is doing far worse on issues like poverty than is actually the case and are so pessimistic that chimpanzees fare better in a quiz about the poor.
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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg backs out of ABC interview

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 09:12
Sheryl Sandberg reportedly bowed out of an ABC News interview because she learned she was going to be interviewed by Martha Raddatz instead of George Stephanopoulos.
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Apollo 11 astronaut 'passes lie detector on encounter with aliens'

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 08:18
Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin has reportedly passed a lie detector test after recalling his apparent encounter with alien life during the historic 1969 mission to the moon.
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Facebook bans data firm which was given nearly £4m from pro-Brexit groups

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 16:02
The Canadian firm Aggregate IQ, which was given £4million from pro-Brexit groups, has been banned suspended by Facebook over allegations that it improperly received data from its users.
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Dozens of mysterious Nazca lines carved in Peru 1,800 years ago are revealed

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 16:24
Researchers have discovered dozens of new Nazca lines in Peru between the towns Nazca and Palpa. Some are believed to have been created from around 500 BCE to 200 CE.
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Military experts warn the US is not prepared for space-based attacks

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 16:04
A new report outlines concerns that a space war may be approaching faster than many anticipated and that world leaders like the US are woefully unprepared unlike other nations.
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Did Cambridge Analytica get your data? Facebook will notify affected users

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 15:52
The 87 million users who might have had their data shared with Cambridge Analytica will get a message informing them of this, as Facebook rolls out 'Protecting your Information' tool Mon.
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Bald eagle gets startled by California's earthquake

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 14:55
An earthquake shook the Channel Islands in southern California on Thursday. A webcam caught a bald eagle fleeing from her shaking nest during the event.
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Experts break down top claims of popular electric shock workouts

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 14:54
Proponents of electro muscle stimulation workouts say they could revolutionize the fitness community by packing hours of results into a simple 20- to 30-minute workout.
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Amazon Prime users threaten to file lawsuit after accounts shut down

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 14:53
Disgruntled customers have been contacting one another to describe their experiences, stating that they may seek to file a class-action lawsuit if Amazon doesn't do anything about the issue.
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Photo reveals dome lava fountain at Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 14:32
In a throwback tweet, the US Geological Survey shared a stunning look at the rare symmetrical dome fountain created in 1969 during a 5-year-long eruption at the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii.
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How many hours it takes for an acquaintance to become a true friend

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 13:55
Making friends takes effort and time - precisely 50 hours of your time, according to a new study that reveals how long it takes to get to every stage of friendship from the University of Kansas.
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Richard Branson's VSS Unity spaceplane goes supersonic

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 13:16
Virgin Galactic has released breathtaking footage from its ‘milestone’ test yesterday, in which the firm’s Unity spaceplane successfully made its first rocket-powered flight, and hit supersonic speeds.
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Facebook users may have to pay to opt out of targeted ads: Sheryl Sandberg

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 13:06
Users can change their privacy settings, but in order to opt out of Facebook's targeted ads completely, they'll have to pay, Sandberg said in an interview with NBC News on the Today Show.
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