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Biggest plane ever built Stratolaunch will take off within months

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:23
Stratolaunch will conduct its first flight this summer, the company revealed at the 34th Space Symposium in Colorado. The aircraft still has to go through three taxi tests.
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Holes in 5,400-year-old cow skull reveal attempts at brain surgery

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:03
The cow's skull is between 5,000 and 5,400 years old and was unearthed at a Neolithic site at Champ-Durand in France by the French National Centre for Scientific Research.
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Spelling quiz will put your knowledge to the test with 20-questions

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 07:35
This tricky spelling test has left internet users from around the world scratching their heads. The multiple choice quiz asks players to choose the correct spelling from two possible answers.
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iPhone users under threat after Grayshift breaks through passcodes

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 05:38
A secretive US company has created a portable device that can break into iPhones within minutes. Anonymous sources who have seen the documents are urging Apple uses to change their passcodes.
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Footage of ‘magical stone that melts metal’ sends internet wild

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 03:47
The strange looking black stone was apparently found by a soldier in Myanmar. The video sparked conspiracy theories, with some saying it must have been left by an ancient civilisation.
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Elon Musk reveals his top six productivity tips to Tesla employees

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 03:26
Elon Musk is currently staying overnight at Tesla's factory in Freemont, California. The hard-working boss sent an-email to his employees revealing six tips to boost their productivity.
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SpaceX launches NASA's $337 million planet-hunting TESS spacecraft

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:05
The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) blasted toward space atop a Falcon 9 rocket at 6:51 p.m. EDT from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.
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Outrage after offensive adverts are spotted in video games played by CHILDREN

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:03
Parents are outraged after their children were forced to view offensive ads as they played what they thought were harmless puzzle apps. The ads appeared in games Crazy Cake Swap and 2048.
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Bug causes Amber Alert page and gov pages to redirect to PORN sites

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:13
The DOJ's Amber Alert webpage, the Department of Commerce's Weather.gov and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration webpages have been hit by the bug.
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San Francisco Bay Area fault is a 'tectonic time bomb', experts warn

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:51
An unsettling new study led by the US Geological Survey has examined the devastation that would ensue if a magnitude 7.0 earthquake were to occur along the Hayward fault in San Francisco Bay Area.
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Scientists create a robot that can put together an Ikea chair

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:11
Researchers from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore can build an Ikea chair in under nine minutes. People, according to Ikea, take around 15 minutes to build the same item.
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Data firm scraped info from Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:58
Personal information scraped from the social media profiles of up to 48 million people was left unsecured on a publicly available web storage platform, security firm UpGuard has warned.
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'Deepfakes' video of Barack Obama shows him insulting Donald Trump

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:36
Comedian Jordan Peele used a sophisticated machine learning algorithm, called 'deepfakes' to create a digitally-altered video of former president Barack Obama.
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Skin implant creates an artificial 'mole' if people are at a high risk of breast or prostate cancer

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:00
Researchers from ETH Zurich in Basel created an implant that is triggered by high calcium to produce melanin, the pigment which causes a skin tan, moles and freckles. Calcium is sign of cancer.
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Spotify rolls out an updated site to select free users 

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:34
Stockholm-based Spotify is updating the free version of its service to make it more like the premium subscription with greater access to more songs and playlists.
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Planet-hunting TESS spacecraft will map 85 per cent of the sky

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:06
The planet-hunting spacecraft is due to lift off from Cape Canaveral in Florida at 11.51pm BST (6.51pm ET) and is set to travel to nearby stars in our galaxy.
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'Malfunctioning' robot terrifies drinkers in a London pub

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:50
The hyper-realistic automaton, modeled to be an exact replica of London-based actor Tedroy Newell, sat down for a refreshing lager at The Prince Alfred pub in Maida Vale, in the west of the capital.
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AI can now guess what tune you're singing in your head

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:37
Scientists in California have created a mind-reading machine that reveals the song being thought about simply by studying the brain's electrical activity.
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Investigators fear 'catastrophic event' from metal fatigue in jet engines

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:36
The New York to Dallas plane was forced into an emergency landing at Philadelphia after shrapnel from the engine smashed a window and almost sucked Jennifer Riordan out of the plane.
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Airliners may soon be fitted with BIDETS

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:35
The Revolution Premium Bidet has been designed by French-based cabin interiors manufacturer Zodiac Airspace and was unveiled at the annual Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg.
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