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Sun April 10, 2016
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(Metronews.ca)
 
 
 
Experts warn that self driving cars are scary. Experts also warn that most people who are legally allowed to drive are also scary
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(Yakima Herald Republic)
 
 
 
Here they are, your cosplay photos from Seattle's 2016 Emerald City Comicon. Come for Supergirl, stay for Spiderman with Cap's shield
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(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
There are 21 different wolf calls in the world, ranging from red wolf to construction worker
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(Popular Science)
 
 
 
You landed your rocket on a sea-going barge.That's great. So, what's next?
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(IGN)
 
 
 
The secret to beating Bald Bull was sitting right in the front row all along but no one noticed for 29 years
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(Tech Times)
 
 
 
Okay, it's great and all that astronomers are searching for a new planet in our own solar system, but can they please stop calling it "Planet Nine"? We already have a ninth planet, Pluto. IT'S STILL REAL TO ME, DAMMIT
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(NPR)
 
 
 
FBI director James Comey has made an unauthorized modification to his laptop so that his webcam cannot be hacked. If he has nothing to fear, why does he act like he has something to hide?
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Why Wi-Fi on your flight is slow and what Alaska Airlines is doing about iNO CARRIER
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Sat April 09, 2016
(Science Daily)
 
 
 
Drinking tequila could cure your osteoporosis, or at least make you forget about it for a while
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(The Verge)
 
 
 
NASA's Kepler spacecraft enters emergency mode 75 million miles from Earth. EVERYBODY ASTRONOMIC
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(Slashdot)
 
 
 
Solar panel developed which generates electricity from rain. You're doing it wrong
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(Discovery)
 
 
 
There's now a graffiti robot, for when you can't be bothered to deface other people's property yourself
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(Tech Times)
 
 
 
Metal foam can stop a speeding bullet, won't pick fights with Batman
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(UPI)
 
 
 
Researchers confirm that sleepy teens engage in risk-taking activities. Parents of teens confirm that wide-awake teens do the same thing because, duh, they're teenagers
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(FrontiersIn)
 
 
 
Your brain will light up as you read these 50 psychological and psychiatric terms we've all been using incorrectly
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(Defense News)
 
 
 
Air Force finally admits that the A-10 and its close air support capability are worth funding separately from the F-35 money pit
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(Forbes)
 
 
 
Why does Jupiter get hit by so many objects in space? We're all thinking it, so let's just say it: you're fat, Jupiter. You're a fatty
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(CosmosUp)
 
 
 
At the furthest-most reaches of the observable universe lies one of the most enigmatic mysteries of modern cosmology: the cosmic microwave background (CMB) Cold Spot. Could it be the presence of another universe? Or is it just instrumental error?
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(Maine News Online)
 
 
 
Want to cut your risk for Type 2 diabetes or obesity? Simple: drink the good stuff, not that 2%, 1%, or (god forbid) skim crap
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(Tales of the Cocktail)
 
 
 
If baristas can create elaborate works of art on the foam of their lattes, why can't bartenders do the same with the foam on their cocktails?
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(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
The 'dawn chorus' is a polite way of describing the unnerving screeching trill of a magpie family waking up in your neighbor's tree
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(NPR)
 
 
 
What exactly is the public etiquette of wearing VR headsets in public? And, how do bystanders deal with these entitled boneheads?
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(The Consumerist)
 
 
 
Use of Viagra and Cialis could cause unexpected hearing loss. Wait, what did you say?
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Fri April 08, 2016
(Telegraph)
 
 
 
Japan invents the salad cake: all the spongy texture of a cake, all the great flavor and vegetable-based nutrition of a salad. We shall call it....sake! No wait
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(The Verge)
 
 
 
The Falcon has landed
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
Beware the cashless society: when money becomes information, it can inform on you
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(Kotaku)
 
 
 
Oh great Garen, Champion of LoLs, please make my lanes be clear and my pentakills be plenty
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(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
Stop me if you've heard this before, but Adobe just fixed a critical Flash vulnerability that was being exploited in the wild
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(The Stack)
 
 
 
There's now a way to store all of your cat photos in DNA
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(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
Blizzard forces shut down of a pirate WoW server with 800,000 registered users ... that was running the 2006 version of WoW
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Around the year 2000, Earth's north rotational pole started migrating eastward at a vigorous clip. Scientists have finally figured out what's going on: we're causing it
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Everybody stand back, they are restarting the Large Hardon Collider
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(Wired)
 
 
 
Legislators are technically illiterate
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(Wired)
 
 
 
Peacock feathers under a microscope are so awesome that Fark should have an "Art" tab to post them on. Though the politics tab is pretty cock-y so they could go there I guess
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(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
Mark your calendar and set your alarm, SpaceX hopes the 5th time's the charm. Will Falcon 9 finally stick the sea landing? What's with the sappy Droneship name? And where are my pants? SpaceX launch scheduled for 4:43pm Eastern/1:43pm Pacific, hot diggity
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(Daily Express)
 
 
 
Begun the underseas robot wars have: US Navy launches self-piloting 'Sea Hunter' ship with NO crew designed to track down enemy submarines
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(Gay Star News)
 
 
 
Watch gay men experience straight sex for the first time wearing virtual reality goggles: "She seems nice. She probably likes salads" (Not safe for work)
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(Fox News)
 
 
 
"Not a coincidence." Romanian hacker Guccifer extradited to US at critical point in FBI's criminal investigation of Hillary Clinton's emails
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(ABC News)
 
 
 
Global warming increases food poisoning and decreases the nutritional value of crops. However, people who want to get a head start on building up an immunity can now begin by eating more often at Chipotle
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
Science says space is full of R
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(The Register)
 
 
 
Following NASA's high-altitude, heavy-lift super pressure balloon test, Internet asks what would happen if you dropped 1,000 cats from altitude, and how many would land on their feet
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(Is There Any Deal)
 
 
 
It's Friday so welcome back to the Friday Fark Gaming Thread. What have you been playing this week? Have you picked up anything new? This week saw the releases of Enter the Gungeon, 1979 Revolution: Black Friday, as well as patches for MOO etc
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(Jezebel)
 
 
 
The chair J.K. Rowling sat in while writing the first two Harry Potter books has been auctioned off for $394,000. That's a lot of sit
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(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
New company claims it can predict the future by decoding the past. The bad news is that when they type in our economic future the program keeps going back to 1929
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(SFGate)
 
 
 
Rage Yoga: SERENITY NOW, MOFO
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Satellite imaging reveals just how much some of California's reservoirs have rebounded
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(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
The soundgrouse stashes water in its feathers like your grandmother keeps throat lozenges in her purse
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Spark your curiosity. Lonely Swedes are standing by now waiting to bork with you. What are you waiting for? There's nothing to lose. I want to hear your voice
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Thu April 07, 2016
(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
To the disbelief of women everywhere, researchers say modern men lack the Y chromosome from Neanderthals
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(Environmental Protection Agency)
 
 
 
Blood lead levels have plummeted in the last 30 years, almost as fast as autism has risen. Coincidence?
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Molten salt is one of the worst things you can drop into a glass vessel full of cold water
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
Early humans spread like "an invasive species," claims Dr. A. Smith
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Japanese architect designs invisible train, claims nobody will see that coming
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(Mental Floss)
 
 
 
Now there's a scientific explanation to hate Nickelback (as if you ever needed a reason). SCIENCE
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(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
New York's top court rules that parents can eavesdrop on their own children's phone calls. Difficulty: Finding a child who actually uses their phone for anything besides texting, social media and sending photos
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(Mental Floss)
 
 
 
New app identifies unnecessary words in your writing. Please don't contact Fark mods, your posts have not been deleted
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
New study indicates that male sperm whales bash their junk together. No, that's actually what it says
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(Berkeley Lab)
 
 
 
Like, scientists push "valleytronics" closer to reality, ya know?
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(Metro)
 
 
 
How many people have you indirectly slept with?
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(MovieWeb)
 
 
 
'Rogue One' trailer hasn't even been up for a day and people are already claiming that Jyn Erso is Rey's Mom, or something
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(Daily Dot)
 
 
 
The most 2010's thing ever just happened. Woman gets into a Twitter fight with another woman, take an Uber to her house to get into a real fight with her, livetweets that she got her ass kicked, and then took another Uber home
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(Metro)
 
 
 
Apple is finally developing a way to delete those stupid factory apps that you never use. Goodbye, Stocks
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(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
Expert warns that way too many kids are running around with asthma inhalers these days. Okay, maybe more 'stumbling and gasping' but still
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
If you're worried that the FBI can break your iPhone, you should be terrified by the Firefox exploit they don't want to talk much about either
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(Mashable)
 
 
 
This extreme slow motion of a 50-foot flamethrower is as badass as you'd expect
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(Inverse)
 
 
 
The most interesting dumpster in the world is in a place where all the cool researchers go to dumpster dive. The place? The Large Hadron Collider
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
"There's little evidence that living alone is responsible for making us lonely. Research shows it's the quality, not the quantity of social interactions that predicts loneliness. What matters is not whether we live alone, but whether we feel alone"
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(CIO)
 
 
 
Linus Torvalds clings to hopes of Linux desktop domination, vows to 'wear them down' over the next 25 years
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(Royal Society of Chemistry)
 
 
 
Science tries to figure out how fatbergs congeal
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(Science Alert)
 
 
 
People will pick up and use almost 50 percent of discarded USB drives they find on the street, study finds
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(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
Bitcoin creator to reveal his identity. He would've gotten away with it, if it hadn't have been for you meddling kids
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(UPI)
 
 
 
FBI director says agency now has a tool to unlock all iPhones: "Imagine a world where a local police department can send us a device, with the understanding that we're never going to testify, we're never going to tell you how we opened it"
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(Canoe)
 
 
 
Company to develop device for mining on the moon. I believe they call that "a shovel"
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(Google)
 
 
 
Nerds prepare to put away their bullet-proof limousines and gold-plated baseball bats as Zynga announces the upcoming closure of Mafia Wars
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(Nerdist)
 
 
 
This is why you don't throw a water bottle into a blast furnace
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(Inverse)
 
 
 
Mac owners can now play AAA title computer games
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(10 News)
 
 
 
PSA: Amazon doesn't like receiving packing peanuts, and the fine for ignoring their rule is anything but
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Wed April 06, 2016
(Science World Report)
 
 
 
Insects found to be capable of repairing their bones just like humans. Unknown if original bone breaks also began with gambling debts, the way it did in humans
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(The Argus (UK))
 
 
 
Researcher is developing a completely new RNA test for doping. "The problem is most drugs leave the system in 48 hours. But I can detect the drug after it has left the system"
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(Medical Xpress)
 
 
 
FFRs detected in auditory cortex. Presumably in two brains
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(Mashable)
 
 
 
Facebook's first blind engineer is revolutionizing social media as we know it, as far as he knows
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(National Geographic)
 
 
 
Let me play for you the song of my poophole
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(The Verge)
 
 
 
Gears of War 4 to launch in October, because there are still some cities on Sera that haven't been burned and sunken into the earth yet
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(Tech Dirt)
 
 
 
For the fifth time, German court declares Adblocking legal. Wanna go for six?
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(Live Science)
 
 
 
Mysterious Planet Nine is giving NASA's Saturn probe a tug job
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
New studies conclude several millions years ago, a series of nearby supernovae explosions rained radioactive particles down on Earth, and might have kick-started a major climactic shift
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(Science Alert)
 
 
 
Scientists find evidence of 'anti-memories'
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(IFL Science)
 
 
 
Watch the chaos which ensues when you attempt to divide by zero on a Facit ESA-01 mechanical calculator
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Once-endangered green sea turtles in Florida and Mexico upgraded to 'all you can eat'
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(VG 24/7)
 
 
 
Blizzard takes out a controversial "butt pose" from Overwatch due to feminists complaining that it objectifies women...and replaces it with a pose ripped straight from a cheesecake pinup painting
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Guy who invented Great Firewall of China finds himself trapped behind it
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(Vancouver Sun)
 
 
 
Scientists think Alzheimer's might be transmissible between humans. Uh-oh
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(International Business Times)
 
 
 
3D printing finally ready to print you a cup of coffee. The cup and the coffee
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(Red Bull)
 
 
 
Next big Japanese RPG has a boss with literally one trillion HP, so you may be there some time
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(Science Alert)
 
 
 
Why do people feel the need to add unneeded drama to their lives? Science has the answer
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(From the Grapevine)
 
 
 
The best places to see a dolphin up close, not including that can of tuna in your pantry
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(Sick Chirpse)
 
 
 
"Rick you complete, and utter bastard" has been cast in Star Wars: Episode 8
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(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Scientists debate whether or not we are all just living in a giant holodeck
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(Attn)
 
 
 
Leave it to Japan to make full-body masturbation sex suits weird (Not safe for work, sanity)
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(Albany Daily Star)
 
 
 
If you know how to make a bomb out of popsicle sticks, duct tape and a chalupa, the defense department would like a word
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(Christian Science Monitor)
 
 
 
"Apple's Siri now smarter about questions on rape, suicide, and baseball. " Good to know that important subjects like baseball are being covered
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Tue April 05, 2016
(Wired)
 
 
 
WhatsApp gives surveillance state a giant middle finger, turns on end-to-end encryption for more than one billion users
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(Mashable)
 
 
 
Do you have what it takes to be a professional wombat cuddler? If so, Derek the ugly-assed baby wombat would like to interview you
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(Red Bull)
 
 
 
The Premier League is full of incredible young talent in FIFA 16 Career Mode - check out the world-beating team you could make with young EPL stars
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(Tales of the Cocktail)
 
 
 
Was the first known cocktail shaker used: A) In America in the 1900s, B) In France in the 1800s, or C) In South America before the birth of Christ?
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(Business Insider)
 
 
 
Meet the Bolt, Chevy's answer to the Tesla 3. Yeah that's the joke
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(Maine News Online)
 
 
 
Scientists create artificial skin with hair follicles and sweat glands, are now just waiting for the T-800 endoskeleton from Cyberdyne Systems
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Windows 10 update notification attacks Japanese office building still on Windows 7. Gamera, save us
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(Boing Boing)
 
 
 
Happy with your purchase? The company has been bought by Google, and not only is google not going to support it anymore, they are going to brick your devices
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(CBS News)
 
 
 
For decades millions of statin users have complained the drugs caused muscle pain and weakness and the medical community has chalked it up to their imagination. But now that it's been seen in a study of 500 people, they are VERY CONCERNED
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Study shows that humans are aroused by touching robots in their no-no places. With robot butt touching gif goodness
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(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
Scientists analyze ancient horse poop to figure out where Hannibal crossed the Alps
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(WCAX Vermont)
 
 
 
Your knees are going to look 10 years younger and totally expressionless
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(Channel News Asia)
 
 
 
Scientists discover discernible pattern to small foreshocks prior to a major earthquake
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(Headlines & Global News)
 
 
 
Quantum spin Majorana fermions corroborate Kitaev at Cavendish. Gesundheit
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(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
You can find out how to tell the difference between centipedes and milllipedes just by clicking on this link and ... NOPE NOPE NOPE NOPE
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(Deslidefied)
 
 
 
Here are 10 weird noises your body makes and what they mean. Here comes the science
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(Vox)
 
 
 
What black holes really look like if we could actually see them
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(KTRH Newsradio)
 
 
 
Scientists plan to help people get past their phobias by removing the bad memories that trigger them, which is good news for phobia sufferers, PTSD victims, Coldplay album sales
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(Mental Floss)
 
 
 
"Using proxy buttocks made of pig parts, a team of Canadian archaeologists has determined that the earliest known injuries caused by buckshot occurred during a battle in the War of 1812"
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(I4U)
 
 
 
Bored scientists reverse photosynthesis, unwittingly touch off humans vs. plants world war
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(Oddity Central)
 
 
 
Yes, there really is such a thing as transparent wood, and it could someday replace glass windows
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Sex lasts an average of five minutes according to study. I already double-checked and it definitely says minutes
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(International Business Times)
 
 
 
"If you were in a lightsaber duel, both you and your opponent would have body parts vaporised in a single clash"
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(BGR)
 
 
 
Somebody finally invented a measuring cup with a built-in scale. The Nobel Prize for kitchen gadgets is such a lock this year
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(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
Two clever police detectives prove better at accessing a suspect's locked iPhone in 10 seconds than hundreds of NSA crypto geeks working around the clock
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Mon April 04, 2016
(Medium)
 
 
 
Rice, a staple diet for much of the world, could be converted to use a slightly different type of photosynthesis, increasing yield by 50% while using 50% less water, and less fertilizer used. Naturally, some people have a problem with this
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(The Indian Express)
 
 
 
Google can now teach you what all sorts of animals sound like, at least in English
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(Kotaku)
 
 
 
Actors from live-action '90s video games have followed a less-than-Critical Path
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(Science Alert)
 
 
 
Using infrared satellite images, notable space archaeologist discovers Viking settlement site on the southwest coast of Newfoundland. Bonus: Space archeologist reads Fark, and is a friend of Drew's
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(Engadget)
 
 
 
Triton has restarted its Indiegogo funding after claiming a new way that they think they might be able to claim that it possibly might be able to make artificial gills seem to perhaps maybe do something similar to working
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(Forbes)
 
 
 
What's it like to discover a gravitational wave? Interview with the executive director of LIGO
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(Business Insider)
 
 
 
Video shot from ISS over the years shows how dramatically worse light pollution is in U.S. as cities replace traditional streetlights with LEDs
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
New study looks at why societies practiced ritual human sacrifice, but more relevently for our interests, how: "The inventive ways include being crushed under a newly built canoe, or being rolled off the roof of a house and then decapitated"
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In related news, the Taliban has an app development team now, apparently
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Half of all adults have a stash of childhood toys put away in hopes they'll be worth money some day. That percentage must rise to about 98 per cent around here
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"The obesity epidemic in North America really began when our low-fat dietary guidelines were introduced"
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AC/DC's song 'Thunderstruck' improves the effect of anti-cancer drugs
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Do we live in a special part of the universe? Here comes the cosmological principle
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44% of Americans can't sleep at night, mostly because of worries about their job. Which is still better than the other 56% who can't sleep at night because they wish they were part of the 44% who still have a job
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Surveillance is the default and there's a Bluetooth in your bum
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Rightscorp, an internet copyright troll company, wants to be able to lock your browser 'til you pay up if it suspects you of copyright infringement
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Photographers capture amazing underwater images, especially the one someone took of a blown seal
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