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Experts worry sex robots could crush human limbs or be used as tools for government spying

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 15:02
Almost half of Americans believe having sex with robots will become a common practice within 50 years. However, experts worry that ethical and privacy concerns haven't been addressed.
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Ford invents 'smart bed' that ROLLS selfish sleepers back to their own side  

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 14:17
American automaker Ford has adapted the lane-centring assist technology used to ensure drivers remain in the middle of their lane into a concept dubbed the Lane-Keeping Bed.
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Older brothers really ARE the biggest bullies

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:47
Psychologists at the University of Warwick tracked the family dynamics of 6,838 British siblings up until the age 12 and found firstborn children are the most likely to pick on others.
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Tesla rolls out 'dog mode' to keep your pet cool - but animal charities have 'serious concerns'

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:37
Leading animal charities have criticized Tesla's new dog mode. RSPCA and Blue Cross worry technology designed to let dogs remain cool in Teslas could fail and promotes wrong message.
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Young boys who behave badly in class are more likely to earn less money as adults, study finds

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:03
Six-year-old boys who often act out in class may be more likely to earn less money when they're adults, a new study has found. Boys with high inattention stood to earn $17,000 less each year.
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Privacy fears as researchers find THOUSANDS of popular Android apps are tracking users phones

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 10:56
Some 17,000 Android apps are believed to be skirting Google's rules around what kinds of user activity can be tracked and shared with data brokers, according to a new research report.
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Robots are a ‘grave threat to humanity’ and should be outlawed

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 10:01
The American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting in Washington DC was told that killer robots are the ‘third revolution’ in warfare after gun powder and nuclear weapons.
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Software pirates exploit feature in Apple's App Store to upload fake versions of popular apps

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 08:25
Software pirates have hijacked technology designed by Apple to distribute hacked versions of Spotify, Angry Birds, Pokemon Go, Minecraft and other popular apps on iPhones.
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Facebook's first president Sean Parker lashes out at tech rival Amazon

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 08:11
Facebook's founding president has claimed there is 'no limit' to how much user data Seattle-based Amazon is collating and that it 'could potentially be used against you in a court of law'.
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Teens expect to earn £70,000 a year by the time they’re 30 by pursuing traditional careers

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:52
Brighton-based finance firm One Family conducted a poll of 2,000 teenagers and found that nearly half thought they would be earnign £70,000 a year by the time they reach their 30th birthday.
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Expensive trainers really DO make you a better runner!

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:28
Treadmill tests at the University of Colorado Boulder found novices with more sophisticated equipment were four per cent more economical than those with more basic equipment,
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How energy is transferred from electromagnetic fields to the stream of particles

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 04:16
A new study from Queen Mary University of London explains how energy is transferred from electromagnetic fields in space to the particles that make up solar winds which pick up heat.
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Satellite images reveal Bali's two volcanoes are CONNECTED

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 02:54
The event more than 50 years ago was almost immediately followed by a smaller eruption by its neighbour to the north-west. Scientists now believe the two volcanoes are linked.
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Rare 12th century 'triple toilet seat' that let Londoners defecate into a cesspit

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 00:00
The triple toilet seat once sat above the banks of the River Fleet which runs under the streets of north London from Camden into the River Thames and is known as  the capital's 'lost river'.
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Trail camera captures a look at 'exceedingly rare’ ocelot in Arizona

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 16:40
Stunning footage from remote sensor cameras in the southwest US shows multiple views of a wild cat nicknamed ‘Lil Jefe’ as he sips from a creek and passively takes in his surroundings.
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Smoking cannabis in your teens IS linked to depression in later life as it 'damages brain'

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 16:17
Cannabis use was also linked to an high risk of suicidal thoughts and attempts. Researchers in the UK and US said tackling under 18s use of the drug should be a public health priority.
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Apple CEO Tim Cook will 'take a look' at Saudi woman-tracking app

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 15:32
In an interview with NPR , Apple CEO, Tim Cook, said he will investigate the usage of an app available in the company's App Store that tracks and restricts the travel of women in Saudi Arabia.
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Opportunity is DEAD: NASA confirms its 15-year-old Mars rover failed to wake up

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 14:45
NASA confirmed the grim news in a press conference Wednesday afternoon, where it officially bade farewell to Opportunity and the long-running Mars exploration mission.
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Futuristic three-wheeled vehicle taking a run at Tesla: Canadian firm eyes deal with former GM plant

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 14:35
A potential manufacturing deal between a futuristic new electric car company and a condemned General Motors plant may help save both jobs and the environment.
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Apple ranks worst in report that shows its self-driving cars require human intervention every mile

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 14:01
Apple's self-driving cars may have a ways to go before they're ready to ride. A new report from California's DMV shows the firm's self-driving cars required a high rate of human intervention.
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