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Sun January 24, 2016
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Uranus received its first probe 30 years ago today
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
The number of blizzards has doubled in the past twenty years. And yet, people still think climate change is a myth
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(Boston Globe)
 
 
 
Massachusetts mad scientists...we mean wildlife managers...want to create an island full of rattlesnakes
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(News.com.au)
 
 
 
Have you ever used Google Earth and noticed a number of areas mysteriously blurred out? Ever wonder why? Put on your pixelated conspiracy hat and take a look
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Donald Rumsfeld helps develop a solitaire app. No word yet if Dick Cheney will be pitching in on a first person shooter
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(The New Yorker)
 
 
 
Carl Sagan's best use of the term "billions and billions" was, of course, in describing just how fat your mother is
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(TreeHugger)
 
 
 
Solar balloons tethered high above the clouds could provide us with clean energy says someone who's smoked way too much pot while listening to way too much Pink Floyd
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Sat January 23, 2016
(Is There Any Deal)
 
 
 
A day late and a dollar short it's the Fark Gaming Thread. Sorry for the delay, everybody. What have you been playing lately? Has a new game caught your attention? Are you working your way through your never-played library? Tell us all about it
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(Slightly Warped)
 
 
 
Glorious gallery of servers and cable routing done right. Bonus: not a slideshow
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(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
Inside the [REDACTED] fascinating and [REDACTED] world of [REDACTED] US spy satellite [REDACTED] logos
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(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
"Hmm, what can we do to calm the public's robot anxiety? I know. let's give them the power to read minds" -Top Robotologists
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(Telegraph)
 
 
 
Animals more capable of empathy than previously thought. Your dog wants you to want steak
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(Wired)
 
 
 
This fish brings death from above, below and sideways. It is both venomous and gives electric shocks. Wait a minute, it's not the Australia national fish? What gives
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(WTOP)
 
 
 
Obama plans to use the Pentagon to overhaul the government's security clearance system. Meanwhile, Microsoft hustles over to the Navy IT section with another patch to Windows XP. True fact
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Thin Mint cookies contain petroleum, coal tar, ammonia, heart-wrecking hydrogenated oils, mercury, Monsanto Roundup, top-secret allergens, and they turned me into a newt. Submitter made up one of these
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(Wired)
 
 
 
The admins greenlit this headline before I submitted it
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(LA Times)
 
 
 
1) Are they running for public office?
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(Salon)
 
 
 
Bill Gates sets up a private school for poor kids. You bet ya Salon has a problem with this
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(Alaska Dispatch News)
 
 
 
Evolution occurs very slowly over a period of thousands and thousands of years. Unless you're a stickleback fish in Alaska that abruptly had its habitat changed from saltwater to freshwater because of a massive earthquake
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(Denver Post)
 
 
 
Someone found it necessary to rate the mobile phone reception at NFL stadiums. Detroit sucks
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
NERF finally understands its core demographic grew up
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(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
The hottest person on Instagram is a 93-year-old Japanese woman named Emiko
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(From the Grapevine)
 
 
 
You know it's cold when there's snow in Las Vegas, New Orleans, or Jerusalem (slideshow)
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Fri January 22, 2016
(Discovery)
 
 
 
From the Ric Romero institute of Artificial Intelligence: "Terminator-Type Robots Would Be Mistake"
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(Space.com)
 
 
 
Can you imagine traveling through space and seeing a star cluster that sparkles like jewels like this one? Can you imagine getting off the couch, then?
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(Eurogamer)
 
 
 
Independent tester tries every major Xbox 360 game on Xbox One, discovers Microsoft's heralded backward-compatibility system is a bunch of cr....azy technology that actually works for everything except Halo Reach
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(CBC)
 
 
 
Ninety percent of all pregnant women in Nunavut smoke, worry about the effect of nearby construction noise on their unborn child
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(NYPost)
 
 
 
Want to avoid a winter cold? Doctors say get sufficient sleep, eat sensibly, have sex once or twice a week
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(British Psychological Society)
 
 
 
Our collective memory, like individual memory, is shockingly fallible. Repeat?
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(PCWorld)
 
 
 
The Glorious PC Gaming Master Race is not amused by your shenanigans
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(US News)
 
 
 
Navy unveils warship powered by beef fat. Now the whole ship will smell like the chief's quarters
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(Vice)
 
 
 
The US is ceding control of the internet for the first time. Thanks Obama
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(New Scientist)
 
 
 
The Venus Flytrap can count to five. If it learns to answer the phone, I'm screwed
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(YouTube)
 
 
 
Probably the best tutorial for the Clinger Winger stage of Battletoads because it offers a good excuse for your ragequit. For everyone living in the 21 century, Friday Fark Gaming Thread
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(Cycling Weekly (UK))
 
 
 
Renault CEO says the biggest problem for driverless cars are cyclists: "The car is confused by them because sometimes they behave like pedestrians and sometimes they behave like cars. They don't respect any rules usually"
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(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
Ways to eat plantains that won't ripen. That's bananas
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(The Next Web)
 
 
 
Google Street View takes you 1,600 feet up Mont Blanc ... that must be one big-ass pen
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
When a double barreled shotgun just won't cut it
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(Tales of the Cocktail)
 
 
 
If you're going to throw a proper Mardi Gras party you need the right music, the right food, and the right booze. The right breast flashes are merely optional
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(Daily Express)
 
 
 
New study claims that driving wards off dementia and is good for your health. (Warning: Not applicable in Boston)
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Thu January 21, 2016
(National Geographic)
 
 
 
They thought the cannibal frog had been extinct for 150 years. They were wrong. (Ominous chord)
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
$2,750 'hands free' baby buggy allows parents to run behind it. What could possibly go wrong?
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(Asahi Shimbun)
 
 
 
If you're planning to drive to Tokyo for the 2020 Olympics, please STOP
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Article on the essential difference between Star Wars and Star Trek. One has spaceships that are bigger on the inside and the other has spaceships flown by cowboys?
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(The Register)
 
 
 
The last time Earth was this hot hippos lived in Britain, although in less elegant quarters than they now do
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(Abc.net.au)
 
 
 
The Pastafarians may be right
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
E.T. is dead, say scientists who didn't sit all the way through the movie
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(Boston Globe)
 
 
 
Why you should go to an engineering school, or at least date an engineer: CNC pancake maker
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(Gizmodo UK)
 
 
 
Physicists tie the world's first quantum knot. It's a trucker's hitch
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(CTV News)
 
 
 
Lake in Bolivia just disappears as global warming continues to not happen
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
Why aren't more animals shameless attention whores?
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(International Business Times)
 
 
 
"The evolution of time began when the asymmetrical link between space and time was violated at one point in the past"
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Time to dust off your old black trench coat and blast "Sisters of Mercy" on your stereo; Netflix has announced a new original series based on the classic cyberpunk novel "Altered Carbon"
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(Science Alert)
 
 
 
The five deadliest chemicals in the world includes one the Nazis refused to work with: "It's much more dangerous to handle than fluorine gas, which as anyone with a chemistry degree would tell you is not a sentence you say very often"
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(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
California forbidden to solve its massive methane leak by killing it with fire
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(The Consumerist)
 
 
 
Walmart sells out quickly on a hot new toy: USS Defiant
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Stephen Hawking's alien fearmongering is stretching logic. Take a seat, Hawking, and learn a thing or two before your logic can stand
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
A black hole could support life on a nearby planet, or at least, support a blood-red cyborg with circular saws
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Wed January 20, 2016
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Discovery by scientists of brutal massacre in Africa pushes back history of human warfare. War never changes
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(Newsy)
 
 
 
Oceans will have more plastic than fish in them by 2050
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(Sputnik News)
 
 
 
If your neighbor buys a drone, you can buy a surface-to-air anti-drone missile battery
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(Shanghaiist)
 
 
 
People of the world need to chill out, China has got this whole offshore floating nuclear power plant thingy completely figured out. Why it'll be up and running by 2020
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(Russia Beyond The Headlines)
 
 
 
It's easier to translate all your emails into Elvish than ever
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(Metro)
 
 
 
Penguins are hopping adorably towards extinction
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(Nerdist)
 
 
 
Butterflies look prettier when alcohol is involved (with video)
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(Sky at Night Magazine)
 
 
 
Astronomers find just an intermediate black hole
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(Deccan Chronicle)
 
 
 
Scientists who could have been working on flying car perfect artificial pancreas instead, which is OK too I guess
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Darth Vader baby onesie recalled for being a choking hazard. Subby finds this lack of quality...disturbing
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(New Scientist)
 
 
 
"Previously, astronomers thought it should take thousands to millions of years to funnel enough gas to a supermassive black hole for it to spawn a quasar. It definitely shouldn't take less than ten"
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(Caltech)
 
 
 
Look Pluto, you're cool and all, but you've just been upstaged
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(Medical News Today)
 
 
 
Uh-oh. Genetic scientists have their own transmogrifier, according to lead researcher C. Hobbes
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(Some Revolutionary journal)
 
 
 
How the fledgling United States paid for the Revolutionary War. Turns out it cost about $21.6 billion in 2015 dollars
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(Jalopnik)
 
 
 
Back in the '70s, Boeing designed a 747 that could carry 72 air-launched cruise missiles. Ladies and gentlemen, this is your captain speaking, please prepare to rain down one enormous can of hot, fiery whoop-ass
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(Collective Evolution)
 
 
 
Scientists learning how to record your dreams and play them back for you. Say that they'll give you the Running Away From Evil Creature dreams for free, but it's $9.99 for the one where you're having sex dreams about your wife's sister
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(Haaretz)
 
 
 
Cool: researchers believe they've found a treatment for infertility. The catch: "With a quick zap, the Matrix releases a moderate pulse of electricity with a positive charge into the testicles"
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Fairy tales have been around since the beginning of time
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(100.3 The Peak)
 
 
 
Over 100 species of bugs currently live in your house. All more desirable than your in-laws
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
The full Suicide Squad trailer is here. Shut up and give them your money
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Tue January 19, 2016
(CNN)
 
 
 
Those anomalous light dips Kepler Space Telescope detected around a distant star that were for sure not a Dyson sphere, might still be a Dyson sphere
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(Engadget)
 
 
 
Russia plans to shower the planet with nuclear debris, if necessary
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(Computerworld)
 
 
 
Your password sucks horse battery staples
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(Vice)
 
 
 
Music geeks are retrofitting old iPods to keep the perfect MP3 player alive
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Farm in a Box: how to be a farmer anywhere you want to farm, only takes a few shipping containers and TLC
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Lost city found in the Honduran jungle. Drunken American college students already en route to assist in awakening the ancient evil slumbering within
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(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
Samsung has fixed the Galaxy Note issue where the stylus gets stuck if you put it in the wrong way. The solution: buy our new one
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(Five Thirty-Eight)
 
 
 
Why science won't let us have night-vision eyedrops
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(The Stack)
 
 
 
U.S. Army planning to use image recognition instead of GPS in air-drops. News: there has been a military weapons laboratory called Stark since 1932
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
We will begin engineering a new human species this century. Homo sapien...we hardly knew you
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(The Stack)
 
 
 
You know how safe you feel logging into your bank when they send you a specific password by text for that login? Fraid not
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(The Debrief (UK))
 
 
 
Science says if you easily get distracted at work you're uh, more smarter or something
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Directioners & Beliebers unable to post death threats, bad grammar #prayfortwitter
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(Wired)
 
 
 
Turns out the Red Cross has the Rolls-Royce of tarps
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(Russia Today)
 
 
 
Having forgotten public outrage after the first time, Coca-Cola and Pepsi once again fund a study claiming diet soda is better for you than water
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Stephen Hawking warns everyone that the biggest threats to humanity are now coming from science and technology that is becoming too advanced; we could be overrun by self-replicating nanites in a matter of days. DAYS, PEOPLE
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(TreeHugger)
 
 
 
You could spend hundreds of dollars on a standing desk. Or you could spend $25 on a cardboard box and a phone book
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(Ozy)
 
 
 
22-year-old Harvard Ph.D. candidate is being called the next Einstein, which is laughable--she hasn't even landed a job as a patent clerk yet
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Captain Kirk and Sulu support Scotland's efforts in building a spaceport
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Mon January 18, 2016
(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
New research indicates cocaine can cause your brain to eat itself
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
But the trick is figuring how to get the fish high to begin with
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(Outdoor Hub)
 
 
 
Heckler & Koch creates ballistic armor based on Boba Fett. SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY
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(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
NASA's Curiosity Rover finds a gorilla and a camel on Mars. Those apes will smoke almost anywhere
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Scientists discover 40,000 year old cave painting depicting a volcano, or porn. They're not sure which
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(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
Giant worms the size of snakes are discovered by scientists on deserted Scottish island. Well no wonder there are no people
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(Uproxx)
 
 
 
Rey's instant bread in Star Wars: The Force Awakens was a practical effect, and here's how it was made
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(TED)
 
 
 
How do you respond to a spammer offering to ship you 25KG of gold bullion? Simple: Insist on at least a metric ton and that you always be referred to by your code name, KitKat
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(Pitchfork)
 
 
 
There's a new space oddity
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Wikipedia turns 15 years old. Although at various times it was listed on Wikipedia as being either 20 or 25 years old and had reportedly died earlier in the week
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Tardigrade revived after being frozen...for 30 years
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Elizabethan astrologer John Dee was even more metal than we had known
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
A cure for MS may have been found. But whatever you do, keep Martin Shkreli away from it
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(Mercury News)
 
 
 
SpaceX vehicle breaks a leg upon landing
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(Blastr)
 
 
 
For the first time in 53 years, Marvel Comics is introducing a new Wasp
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