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Snapchat's April Fool's joke pokes fun at Facebook and lets users add a Russian bot filter to photos

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 15:19
The filter adds a Facebook-like frame to your photos, changes text to the Russian alphabet and even shows likes from 'your mom' and 'a bot,' in an apparent swipe at the social media giant.
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SpaceX launches recycled rocket AND a recycled Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 14:58
SpaceX has launched yet another recycled rocket. This time, the firm is sending a reusable Falcon 9 rocket and a Dragon capsule carrying cargo to the International Space Station.
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Grindr under fire for sharing users' HIV status with two other companies

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 13:22
Since last spring, Grindr's 3.6 million users have been able to share their HIV status and last test date on their profiles. Now it's emerged that those details were shared with app-optimization services.
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It will take ‘a few years’ to fix Facebook's privacy issues says Mark Zuckerberg

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 11:03
The comments are the latest by the Facebook chief aimed at blunting the impact of a scandal over the harvesting of personal data on 50 million users by a firm linked to Donald Trump's 2016 campaign.
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'They loathe Christians': Google is accused of ignoring Easter after not creating a 'Doodle'

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 10:43
Conservative Christians and alt-right commentators are venting their anger over Google not creating one of their famous Doodles to celebrate the Easter Holiday.
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Extinct monitor lizard had FOUR eyes including two on TOP of its head

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 09:46
A new analysis of fossils unearthed in Bridger Basin, Wyoming, in the 1870s suggests the metre-long lizard species 'Saniwa ensidens' had two light-sensing organs in the top of its skull.
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NASA's Hubble telescope snaps image of most distant star ever that's 9 BILLION light years away

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 09:33
A new photo snapped by NASA 's Hubble Space Telescope has managed to make history. The spacecraft was able to spot a blue 'supergiant' nine billion light years away.
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Mark Zuckerberg hits back at Tim Cook after Apple CEO's comments

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 09:12
Zuckerberg defended his company's advertising model, which Cook criticized last week as 'trafficking in users' personal lives'.
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Universe will end in a collision with a bubble of negative energy

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 09:02
Researchers at Harvard University made the startling discovery by studying what we already know about the masses of particles and how they interact.
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Scientists who claimed Crispr caused mutations now admit they CAN'T replicate their results 

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 08:46
Researchers from Columbia University found in 2017 that Crispr can cause genetic mutations and they have now been forced to accept their study was wrong and Crispr is harmless.
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Warming oceans are melting Antarctica from beneath

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 08:23
In just six years, the Southern Ocean has melted 564 m2 (1,463 km2) of Antarctica's underwater ice - an area the size of Greater London.
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Lasers uncover a long-lost Bronze Age site on Ramsey Island

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 08:08
The beauty spot - about a mile off the coast of St David’s Head in Pembrokeshire - will now be studied by experts to understand how humans once used the island.
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Terrifying image of a Pacific spiny lumpsucker reveals its bony skeleton in incredible detail 

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 07:57
The bizarre image was posted on Twitter by Leo Smith, an associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of Kansas.
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Brit holidaymakers can now watch pay-TV subscriptions in Europe

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 07:42
As of today, broadcasters including Sky, ITV and Amazon are allowing Britons in Europe to access their pay-TV subscriptions via online TV services (stock).
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Elon Musk says Tesla has 'gone bankrupt' in April Fool's Day prank

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 06:41
Musk told his 20million Twitter followers that attempts to raise money for the loss-making company, including a mass sale of Easter Eggs, had failed and it was so broke 'you can't believe it'.
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Google and Amazon patent Big Brother-style systems to spy on you

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 05:55
They patents suggest the firms' Google Home and Amazon Echo devices could know intimate details about their users and target global advertising based on this data.
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Explore Rothwell’s eerie bone store in 3D

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 04:44
The chamber lies beneath the Holy Trinity church in Northamptonshire, and is thought to be one of only two medieval charnel houses in England that still have original human remains.
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Chinese space station hurtling towards Earth set to re-enter atmosphere in the next few hours

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 23:38
Chinese space authorities say its defunct Tiangong 1 space station re-entered the earth's atmosphere and burnt up over the middle of the South Pacific on Monday.
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NASA funds unusual project to create bees with enormous wings to take samples from 

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 17:34
Space agency NASA has funded an unusual project to create 'Marsbees', which are the size of bumblebees with enormous wings, equipped to take samples from the red planet.
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How 7 ancient ruins around the world would look like reconstructed

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 15:34
An animated video has given an insight into how seven ancient ruins, including Luxor Temple in Egypt, might have looked today if they hadn't been destroyed.
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