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Why homosexual behaviour in insects may be a case of mistaken identity

19 minutes ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

Sex is costly for insects. It uses up resources such as water, energy and time. Some species, like bush crickets, can ejaculate as much as a quarter of their body weight. In...
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The Counterintuitive Reason Why Dark Energy Makes The Universe Accelerate

41 minutes ago   |   Forbes

20 years ago, we discovered that distant galaxies were accelerating away from us. Here's how the Universe makes it happen.
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EU tells Luxembourg to recover 120 mn euros from French energy giant

1 hour ago   |   Phys.org

The EU on Wednesday ruled that Luxembourg had given illegal tax breaks to energy giant Engie and ordered it to recover 120 million euros from the company, whose biggest...
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Ontario is scrapping its $100 smart thermostat rebate

Ontario is scrapping its $100 smart thermostat rebate

1 hour ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   2 articles

Homeowners in Ontario have until September 30th, 2018 to get a $100 rebate off a new smart thermostat. The deadline comes after the province's Green Energy Fund website was...
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Electric promise: Volvo Cars opens first US factory

1 hour ago   |   Phys.org

Volvo Cars, the first major automaker to abandon cars powered solely by internal combustion engines, is officially opening its first plant in the United States.
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Hyundai Motor, Audi join hands for fuel cell technology

1 hour ago   |   Phys.org

Hyundai Motor Group said Wednesday it signed an agreement with Audi AG to jointly develop electronics vehicles powered by fuel cell.
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Bloomberg: Coal Is Dead In The Ground While Renewables Will Rise. But That Could Change

1 hour ago   |   Forbes

The global energy picture keeps evolving and stressing low carbon fuels - a dynamic that is forcing today's dominant electricity sources to re-invent themselves. By mid...
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Best portable chargers and power banks for your phone

Best portable chargers and power banks for your phone

3 hours ago   |   Phone Arena

Over the years, phone have scored tons of new features and gradual improvements of the essential technologies that make them click and tick, but one aspect that has seemingly...
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BBVA and Repsol to build blockchain finance apps, BBVA issues record €325M credit line on its blockchain network

4 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Spanish banking giant BBVA has an early adopter when it comes to exploring and using blockchain in its legacy business, being the first global bank to use its blockchain...
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The first experimental proof of the propagation of plasma turbulence

4 hours ago   |   Phys.org

In seeking to achieve fusion energy, research on magnetic field confinement of high-temperature plasma is being conducted around the world. In a high-temperature plasma, there...
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Review: Mario Tennis Aces review - Anyone for doubles?

Review: Mario Tennis Aces review - Anyone for doubles?

The Mario Tennis series is a bit like that former tennis prodigy who never quite broke through to the big time. Early signs of spontaneous genius appear to have been gradually... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy S10 prototype shows off an almost bezel-free design

Samsung Galaxy S10 prototype shows off an almost bezel-free design

We might have just had our first look at the Samsung Galaxy S10 , or at least a prototype of it, and if so then next year's phone could be very different to the Samsung Galaxy... Read more ...

EU takes first step in passing controversial copyright law that could...

EU takes first step in passing controversial copyright law that could ‘censor the internet'

The European Union has taken the first step in passing new copyright legislation that critics say will tear the internet apart . This morning, the EU's Legal Affairs Committee... Read more ...

Nokia X6 shortly appears on global website, taken down quickly

Nokia X6 shortly appears on global website, taken down quickly

The Nokia X6 has surely crossed Chinese borders as all evidence points to a launch in Taiwan soon. We're also aware that the handset should go global after a Taiwan launch... Read more ...

There's an Amazon deal of the day on a 3-qt Instant Pot, but this 6-qt...

There's an Amazon deal of the day on a 3-qt Instant Pot, but this 6-qt cooker costs even less

The Instant Pot Ultra is one of the most popular multi-use cookers on Amazon for so many good reasons. That's why it's such great news that one of Amazon's deals of the day on... Read more ...

Logitech's one-day sale has discounted mice, keyboards, speakers, and more

Logitech's one-day sale has discounted mice, keyboards, speakers, and more

These prices won't last long! As part of its Gold Box deals of the day, Amazon has a variety of Logitech PC accessories on sale, with prices starting at $14. Some of these... Read more ...

Microsoft News launches on Android and iOS as rebranded MSN app

Microsoft News launches on Android and iOS as rebranded MSN app

Microsoft is launching rebranded Microsoft News apps for both iOS and Android today, alongside using its news engine to power news across a variety of Microsoft products. While... Read more ...

Report: AT&T backed committee chairman aims to water down California's...

Report: AT&T backed committee chairman aims to water down California's 'tough' net neutrality bill

At the end of last month, the California State Senate passed a bill that would impose a version of net neutrality on ISPs and wireless carriers in the state. The bill calls for... Read more ...

PUBG is copying Fortnite's smartest feature with its new seasonal Event Pass

PUBG is copying Fortnite's smartest feature with its new seasonal Event Pass

Battle royale game Playerunknown's Battlegrounds is releasing its new, smaller Sanhok map on Friday , and with it will come a new type of subscription service that will feel... Read more ...

Up close with the Galaxy S9 in 'Sunrise Gold'

Up close with the Galaxy S9 in 'Sunrise Gold'

Samsung teased a gold color variant of the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus two days ago, and now it's officially announced the availability. Starting June 24th, you'll be able to get the... Read more ...