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Kate Stewart:An altogether new Vodafone Ninja

2 hours ago   |   NZherald

For those of you who have ever questioned the existence of Hell, I'm here to tell you that it is real... and I have been living in it for the past five weeks.The Devil I...
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Here's how NASA is going to use the International Space Station to see how stressed out Earth's plants are

Here's how NASA is going to use the International Space Station to see how stressed out Earth's plants are

6 hours ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

Determining the health of any given plant can often be accomplished simply by examining it, but gauging the overall wellbeing of plants over a large area is a much more...
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Researchers discover the T. Rex couldn't stick out its tongue, and ‘Jurassic Park' was wrong

Researchers discover the T. Rex couldn't stick out its tongue, and ‘Jurassic Park' was wrong

7 hours ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

The mighty Tyrannosaurus rex would have been an truly intimidating sight if you happened to be roaming around on Earth 70 million years ago or thereabouts. You'd see it, it...
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NASA has a new plan to find all the Earth-threatening asteroids it hasn't detected yet

NASA has a new plan to find all the Earth-threatening asteroids it hasn't detected yet

11 hours ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport   |   2 articles

Thanks to the steady stream of new asteroid discoveries that rolls out of NASA and other skywatching groups around the world you might think that any object that threatens...
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Bedrock in West Antarctica rising at surprisingly rapid rate

12 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

The earth is rising in one part of Antarctica at one of the fastest rates ever recorded, as ice rapidly disappears and weight is lifted off the bedrock, a new international...
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NASA Offers New Plan to Detect and Destroy Dangerous Asteroids

13 hours ago   |   Scientific American   |   2 articles

The federal government's five-point strategy is a roadmap for dealing with threatening near-Earth objects
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Valve disables item trading for Dutch players following lootbox controversy

Valve disables item trading for Dutch players following lootbox controversy

14 hours ago   |   The Next Web   |   2 articles

Valve has disabled trading for Dutch CS:GO and Dota 2 players, thanks to a lawsuit from gambling authorities and a controversy a year in the making. The context: The...
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Stealthy stellar sandbox Objects in Space is hiding in early access

Stealthy stellar sandbox Objects in Space is hiding in early access

14 hours ago   |   Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Objects in Space is a stellar sandbox that treats spaceships not as nimble dogfighters but like sneaky submarines trying to fly under the radar in a slice of space full of...
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Bogong moths first insect known to use magnetic sense in long-distance nocturnal migration

15 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Each spring, millions of nocturnal Bogong moths hatch across breeding grounds throughout southeastern Australia before flying over 1,000 kilometers through the dark night to...
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Bill and Melinda Gates are giving $4 million to help scientists engineer a malaria-killing mosquito - here's how it could work

Bill and Melinda Gates are giving $4 million to help scientists engineer a malaria-killing mosquito - here's how it could work

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is partnering with mosquito engineering company Oxitec to develop a male mosquito designed to kill off future generations of...
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U.S. states can now force consumers to pay online sales tax

U.S. states can now force consumers to pay online sales tax

In other words, you might have to start paying tax on B&H orders. On Thursday, June 21, the Supreme Court voted in favor (5-4) of allowing states to require online buyers pay... Read more ...

Sticker reactions are coming to WhatsApp for Android soon

Sticker reactions are coming to WhatsApp for Android soon

WhatsApp is working to bring new features to its Android app, but before they are released in the Google Play Store, some users can test them via the beta channel. Sticker... Read more ...

Microsoft issues fresh round of Windows 10 cumulative updates

Microsoft issues fresh round of Windows 10 cumulative updates

Prepare for a new round of fixes for older versions of Windows 10. June's Patch Tuesday has come and gone, but Microsoft is pushing out another round of cumulative updates for... Read more ...

Steam's summer sale opens with a mini-game gimmick

Steam's summer sale opens with a mini-game gimmick

It's time to lash your wallet to the mast again, because these are choppy waters for anyone with a poor grip on their money. Steam's summer sale has started, bringing its usual... Read more ...

Mi Pad 4 with thin bezels image leaks online

Mi Pad 4 with thin bezels image leaks online

The Mi Pad 4 was yesterday confirmed to get a Snapdragon 660 chipset and an 8-inch screen by Xiaomi. Today, some long-hidden images of the tablet have now been posted in the... Read more ...

Microsoft Launcher beta gets new family features, Cortana improvements

Microsoft Launcher beta gets new family features, Cortana improvements

Microsoft Launcher recently picked up another update in the beta channel, but if you're not into testing apps, we're going get you through all the changes that you'll get as... Read more ...

Stanley Kubrick's ‘2001: A Space Odyssey' 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Announced

Stanley Kubrick's ‘2001: A Space Odyssey' 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Announced

Warner Home Video has finally dated Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray release for October 30th in conjunction with the film's 50th anniversary after... Read more ...

Google Assistant update makes conversations more natural

Google Assistant update makes conversations more natural

In its attempt to streamline the way people interact with its Assistant, Google announced it has released a new update that makes chatting with the personal digital assistant... Read more ...

Microsoft, Nintendo partner for cross-play in ‘Minecraft'

Microsoft, Nintendo partner for cross-play in ‘Minecraft'

Microsoft and Nintendo released a trailer promoting cross-play on Minecraft today. The trailer features two people playing Minecraft together - one on the Nintendo Switch, the... Read more ...

Mi Pad 4 to come with AI face recognition tech, Xiaomi confirms

Mi Pad 4 to come with AI face recognition tech, Xiaomi confirms

Xiaomi has confirmed another key detail for the upcoming Mi Pad 4. In a post on its official Weibo account, the Chinese company revealed the tablet features AI face unlock... Read more ...