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Fortnite fans broke into prop cars to get llamas hidden by Epic Games

Fortnite fans broke into prop cars to get llamas hidden by Epic Games

2 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   2 articles

Epic Games, makers of hit battle royale game Fortnite, threw an impressive party during last week's big E3 gaming convention. The developers didn't just want to throw a rager...
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China bans ASMR videos citing ‘vulgar and pornographic content'

China bans ASMR videos citing ‘vulgar and pornographic content'

2 hours ago   |   The Verge

After an announcement posted on June 8th , China's anti-pornography office has cracked down on ASMR videos on video streaming platforms, telling services to “thoroughly clean...
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Studies show groundwater holding own against drilling boom

3 hours ago   |   Phys.org

New research suggests drinking water supplies in Pennsylvania have shown resilience in the face of a drilling boom that has turned swaths of countryside into a major production...
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Study finds 'hidden harvest' in world's inland fisheries

5 hours ago   |   Phys.org

A new study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences says we are dramatically underestimating the role inland fisheries play in global food security.
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Nestlé is building a ‘digital warehouse' using robotics, autonomous vehicles, and A.I

Nestlé is building a ‘digital warehouse' using robotics, autonomous vehicles, and A.I

7 hours ago   |   Digital Trends

Nestlé, the world's largest food and drink company, plans to build a "digital warehouse of the future," staffed with robots, autonomous vehicles, and A.I., in partnership with...
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Japan, SKorea ban Canadian wheat imports over bioengineered plants

10 hours ago   |   Phys.org

The world's sixth largest wheat producer sought to reassure trading partners on Monday that genetically modified wheat plants discovered on an Alberta farm were few and posed...
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Today's best deals: Air Fryer, $22 Bluetooth headphones, $30 Crock-Pot, Dyson, GoPro HERO5, more

Today's best deals: Air Fryer, $22 Bluetooth headphones, $30 Crock-Pot, Dyson, GoPro HERO5, more

10 hours ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport   |   2 articles

We've put together a wonderful roundup of top daily deals to start off the new week. Highlights from today's post include a top Dyson cordless vacuum for just $180, a deal of...
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Volcanic "Pele's Hair" Could Contaminate Drinking Water in Hawaii

13 hours ago   |   Scientific American

The glassy shards from Kilauea's eruption may be dangerous to humans and animals if consumed
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Why reducing antibiotics in farm animals isn't as easy as it seems

13 hours ago   |   Phys.org

The use of antibiotics in meat production is a rapidly emerging issue in food discourse. The conversation around meat, eggs and dairy has focused on animal welfare over much of...
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Genetic engineering researcher: Politicians are deaf to people's ethical concerns

13 hours ago   |   Phys.org

While a many Danes question whether genetically modified foods are unnatural, this concern is much less apparent among politicians, according to Professor Jesper Lassen at the...
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Google's iMessage competitor just got a tiny bit better

Google's iMessage competitor just got a tiny bit better

Google is starting to plug the gaps, bit by bit, in what's been an all-over-the-place messaging product until now. Starting today, for example, the company is rolling out... Read more ...

Cyberpunk 2077: everything we know so far

Cyberpunk 2077: everything we know so far

Cyberpunk 2077 finally came out of its shell at E3 2018. CD Projekt Red's first-person, open-world RPG was shown to the world via a colourful, exciting trailer, and then shown... Read more ...

Westworld mobile game coming to Android and iOS on June 21

Westworld mobile game coming to Android and iOS on June 21

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Trump Calls for Creation of Space Force to Ensure ‘American Dominance in Space'

Trump Calls for Creation of Space Force to Ensure ‘American Dominance in Space'

Such a military operation could run afoul of international treaties and cause an unwanted escalation of international tensions. Read more ...

Elon Musk claims a rogue employee is trying to sabotage Tesla's production line

Elon Musk claims a rogue employee is trying to sabotage Tesla's production line

Tesla is certainly no stranger to controversy, but a recent story regarding sabotage by a rogue employee is bizarre by any measure. According to a report from CNBC , Elon Musk... Read more ...

Samsung app gives us a few more hints about the ‘boring' Galaxy Note 9

Samsung app gives us a few more hints about the ‘boring' Galaxy Note 9

Like the Galaxy S9, the Note 9 probably isn't going to bring the exciting redesign some Samsung fans may be waiting for. And that's perfectly okay. The phone will still deliver... Read more ...

YouTube Music launches in 12 more countries, including the UK and Canada

YouTube Music launches in 12 more countries, including the UK and Canada

YouTube is gradually increasing the reach of its YouTube Music streaming service. As of today, the service is available in 12 more countries. This includes the bulk of Western... Read more ...

The Wednesday Club's Comic Picks: The Sandman

The Wednesday Club's Comic Picks: The Sandman

The Wednesday Club is Geek & Sundry's weekly talk show chatting about all things comics. This week, hosts Taliesin Jaffe, Matt Key, and Amy Dallen were joined by Anthony... Read more ...

Best Buy deal takes $400 off a Pixel 2 XL - and no, you don't have to buy...

Best Buy deal takes $400 off a Pixel 2 XL - and no, you don't have to buy two phones

The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are likely just months away from release, which means that carriers are stores are starting to hustle unsold Pixel 2 inventory out of the door. One... Read more ...

Senate votes to reinstate ZTE ban that's nearly shut down the company

Senate votes to reinstate ZTE ban that's nearly shut down the company

The US Senate has voted to reinstate a ban on ZTE that prevents the Chinese telecom company from buying US components and using US software. But it's still not clear if the... Read more ...