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‘Dam good' video shows how beavers could fight fires

‘Dam good' video shows how beavers could fight fires

31 seconds ago   |   The Verge

An adorable video that shows how beavers can fight wildfires is making the rounds on Twitter, and it's everything science communication should be: short, compelling, clear, and...
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The Great White Shark Genome Is Here-Superpowers and All

16 minutes ago   |   Wired   |   2 articles

Sharks are renowned for their wound healing, lifespans of 70-odd years, and low rates of cancer. Their genes could reveal their superpowers.
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Why a Grape Turns Into a Fireball in a Microwave

16 minutes ago   |   Wired

Nuking a grape produces sparks of plasma, as plenty of YouTube videos document. Now physicists think they can explain how that energy builds up.
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Parenthood contributes to gender imbalance in STEM employment, but it's not just an issue for mother

18 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

Nearly half of new moms and a quarter of new dads leave their full-time STEM jobs after they have their first child, according to a new study.
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No strings attached: This levitating lamp uses science to defy gravity

No strings attached: This levitating lamp uses science to defy gravity

22 minutes ago   |   Digital Trends

Now on Kickstarter, the Levia lamp is a cool industrial-looking lamp which boasts a levitating bulb. Looking for a table light that will dazzle visitors? You've come to the...
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China plans to tap the Sun's boundless energy with an orbiting solar farm

China plans to tap the Sun's boundless energy with an orbiting solar farm

32 minutes ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

Our Sun is the most readily available source of energy we have available to us, but harnessing its incredible power is something humanity is still a challenge. Solar farms...
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How to Hack Facebook Accounts? Just Ask Your Targets to Open a Link

1 hour ago   |   The Hacker News

It's 2019, and just clicking on a specially crafted URL would have allowed an attacker to hack your Facebook account without any further interaction. A security researcher...
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Photos: London Zoo Shares Amazing Animal X-Rays

Photos: London Zoo Shares Amazing Animal X-Rays

1 hour ago   |   Geek

A UK zoo has revealed the inner workings of a variety of species, including including frogs, snakes, geckos and turtles, with x-rays of some its 18,000 animals. The ZSL London...
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YouTube under fire for recommending videos of kids with inappropriate comments

1 hour ago   |   TechCrunch

More than a year on from a child safety content moderation scandal on YouTube and it takes just a few clicks for the platform's recommendation algorithms to redirect a search...
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New Characters Coming To Apex Legends Leaked

New Characters Coming To Apex Legends Leaked

1 hour ago   |   GameInformer   |   3 articles

Apex Legends has had a charmed release, but already players want more - and based on the digging of some dataminers, new characters are not far away. We know that the...
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Netflix Cancels 'The Punisher' and 'Jessica Jones'

Netflix Cancels 'The Punisher' and 'Jessica Jones'

It was only a matter of time. Today, Netflix confirmed its cancellation of Marvel's The Punisher and Marvel's Jessica Jones , according to Deadline , signaling the end of... Read more ...

Respawn has already banned over 16,000 cheaters from Apex Legends

Respawn has already banned over 16,000 cheaters from Apex Legends

Community manager Jay Frechette broke the news on Reddit, and told players the studio is keen on the idea of a dedicated reporting tool. ... Read more ...

Ceramic Galaxy S10+ With 512GB Storage Coming As Well; New Prices Leak

Ceramic Galaxy S10+ With 512GB Storage Coming As Well; New Prices Leak

Roland Quandt, a well-known tipster, reports that a 512GB storage variant of the Ceramic Samsung Galaxy S10+ will also be available in some markets. He notes that the phone... Read more ...

Real-Life Samsung Galaxy S10, S10+ Images Confirm Previous Leaks

Real-Life Samsung Galaxy S10, S10+ Images Confirm Previous Leaks

A review video of the Samsung Galaxy S10 and the Galaxy S10+ was uploaded and made available on YouTube recently, and while the content is no longer available on the streaming... Read more ...

Flipkart Mobile Bonanza sale starts tomorrow: Here are some of the best deals

Flipkart Mobile Bonanza sale starts tomorrow: Here are some of the best deals

Flipkart will soon kickstart a mobile smartphone sale this month with some irresistible deals. The five-day sale will kick off on February 19 which is... Read more ...

Pick your Galaxy S10 now: All the details, leaked and listed

Pick your Galaxy S10 now: All the details, leaked and listed

This morning the final details on the Samsung Galaxy S10 were leaked two days before reveal. The big day is almost here! It's February 20th when we'll first see the Samsung... Read more ...

Save $10 on Amazon Fire TV Sticks and even more on other Fire TV devices

Save $10 on Amazon Fire TV Sticks and even more on other Fire TV devices

Pick your favorite. The Amazon Fire TV Stick streaming media player with Alexa voice remote is down to $29.99, which is a $10 drop off its regular price. You can also upgrade... Read more ...

Australian government and opposition hacked in major cyberattack

Australian government and opposition hacked in major cyberattack

Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison has revealed that in addition to the cyberattack launched against the Parliament House computer network several weeks ago, the... Read more ...

Deal: Save $90 on Bose's expensive QC35 II wireless noise-canceling headphones

Deal: Save $90 on Bose's expensive QC35 II wireless noise-canceling headphones

Sony WH1000XM3 and Bose QuietComfort 35 wireless noise-canceling headphones are direct competitors in the United States. They are available for the same price when not on sale... Read more ...

Brilliant infographic tracks the evolution of a decade of Samsung's Galaxy S...

Brilliant infographic tracks the evolution of a decade of Samsung's Galaxy S phones

In just two days, Samsung will take the stage at its Unpacked event in San Francisco, California to unveil the latest and greatest Galaxy S smartphones. Based on the countless... Read more ...