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Invasive forage grass leads to grassland bird decline

2 hours ago   |   Phys.org

The prairies of North America once covered vast stretches of land, with towering grasses creating ideal nesting and forage habitat for grassland birds. But the deep, rich soil...
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New study may provide clues to how birds began to fly

4 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

For the first time, researchers have measured what is known as the ground effect of flying animals-and it turns out that they save a lot more energy by flying close to the...
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Vector speeds toward orbital launch capability with $70M in new funding

Vector speeds toward orbital launch capability with $70M in new funding

5 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

The market for small satellites in low Earth orbit is expanding faster than the gas in a thruster nozzle, and Vector aims to be the go-to launch platform for companies looking...
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Uber hired a special adviser to a British minister, and it highlights tech firms' thirst for political influencers

Uber hired a special adviser to a British minister, and it highlights tech firms' thirst for political influencers

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Uber has hired Lottie Dominiczak as its new UK communications chief. Dominiczak is an experienced former politico, having worked as a special adviser to the Department of...
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Snowball Christmas World

15 hours ago   |   Y8

Snowball is back in a Christmas special. Our dear cat will have to go through 20 levels, in a new world covered with snow. And on the way, you have to catch all the birds and...
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SESAME STREET Puppeteer Caroll Spinney is Retiring After 50 Years

1 day ago   |   GeekTyrant

Caroll Spinney has been the puppeteer for Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch for 50 years on Sesame Street. He was the original puppeteer for both characters and is now retiring at...
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Potential Plot Details of BIRDS OF PREY May Have Leaked

1 day ago   |   GeekTyrant

Birds of Prey has most of its cast set and it's only a matter of time before we learn more about the actual plot. In fact, we may have learned a healthy amount of the plot...
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Getting to the root of long-term tree swallow declines

2 days ago   |   Phys.org

Aerial insectivores-birds that hunt for insect prey on the wing-are declining across North America. Conserving vulnerable species such as these requires a good understanding of...
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Are two parents better than one? Yes, but only if you're a burying beetle

2 days ago   |   Phys.org

Parenting behaviour varies greatly across the animal kingdom. In most mammals, only mothers look after the young, and in most fishes, only fathers look after the young. When it...
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Researchers develop new method to address deep-seated biases in science, starting with birds

2 days ago   |   Phys.org

New UMBC research is helping dismantle gender and publication biases in science. A team of researchers working across disciplines has developed a new statistical technique to...
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Facebook hires former UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg to run global affairs

Facebook hires former UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg to run global affairs

As the threat of data privacy regulation looms across the world, Facebook has hired former UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg as its global affairs and communications team... Read more ...

Some Pixel 3 users are reporting that photos are disappearing off their...

Some Pixel 3 users are reporting that photos are disappearing off their phones - and it may be an issue with other Pixel phones, too

Some Pixel 3 users are reporting that their phones aren't saving photos after taking them The issue has occurred on the original Pixel and Pixel 2 XL phones, too. There's no... Read more ...

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 Review - Blackout, Multiplayer, Zombies

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 Review - Blackout, Multiplayer, Zombies

As a continuation of the Black Ops subseries, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 both benefits from and is limited by its past. All three of its major modes-multiplayer, Zombies, and... Read more ...

EU watchdog waves through Microsoft's GitHub takeover

EU watchdog waves through Microsoft's GitHub takeover

EC says merged entity will 'continue to face significant competition' Read more ...

What to expect from Apple's October 30 event: New iPad Pro, Apple Pencil 2...

What to expect from Apple's October 30 event: New iPad Pro, Apple Pencil 2, new Macs

It's hard to remain unphased with Apple's traditinioally unpredictable event announcements.Merely a month or so after the big September event that gave us three new iPhones and... Read more ...

Fortnite Guide: Where To Dance On Clock Tower, Pink Tree, Porcelain Throne...

Fortnite Guide: Where To Dance On Clock Tower, Pink Tree, Porcelain Throne Location

One of Fortnite 's challenges for Season 6, Week 4 involves getting your dance on while being on top of a Clock Tower. By doing this you'll earn yourself some experience but... Read more ...

IPad Pro 2018: what to expect from the most disruptive iPad yet

IPad Pro 2018: what to expect from the most disruptive iPad yet

Apple has confirmed it. Well, not the new iPad Pros yet but an event that will be held on October 30. While the slogan is as open-ended as it can be, there will be groans and... Read more ...

New Khorne Champion on Dragon Available to Order from Forge World

New Khorne Champion on Dragon Available to Order from Forge World

*goes flipping through websites, looking for posts* *comes across the new Forge World pre-release* *blink* Umm... excuse me a minute. *gets up, walks out of the room, and... Read more ...

Google app fees for Europe could add $40 to each Android

Google app fees for Europe could add $40 to each Android

Google's shift to charging Android device-makers in Europe fees to include the Google Play store could add as much as $40 to the cost of each smartphone, leaked documents... Read more ...

Fallout 76 B.E.T.A now available to preload on Xbox One

Fallout 76 B.E.T.A now available to preload on Xbox One

It's time to break in the wasteland. As Fallout 76 prepares to kick off its first beta test session next week, those planning to participate on Xbox One can now get a jump on... Read more ...