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Sun November 06, 2016
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(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
"Candygram"
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(CTV News)
 
 
 
Zebrafish offers hope for spinal cord repair. Just not anytime soon
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(Vice)
 
 
 
Earlier this year a tech reporter wrote an article about the features he felt made the MacBook Pro Apple's best computer. Naturally Apple just removed those features in the new redesigned MacBook Pro
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Thomas the Tank Engine candy container is so creepy it's even freaking out the Japanese
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(Tech Times)
 
 
 
Apple's latest patent filings hint of a future iPhone that you can bend and fold. Only this time, without breaking the fragile damn thing
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(Futurism)
 
 
 
Researchers find evidence of cracking in the magnetosphere. Everybody panic?
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(Miami Herald)
 
 
 
Researchers training in Hawaii to simulate Mars mission. Wait, Mars has tiki bars and surfing? Cool...sign me up
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(Mental Floss)
 
 
 
Twenty years ago, the release of Windows 95 was like New Year's Eve for middle-aged white guys wearing Dockers: "Look at that fancy new Start button. Those were the days"
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(The Verge)
 
 
 
Elon Musk says they've finally figured out what caused the Falcon 9 pad explosion back in September. We're not saying it was aliens, but...okay, it was really oxygen that got too cold and turned into a solid
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(Asahi Shimbun)
 
 
 
Small animal with taste for communication cables gets into fiber-optic box, shuts down Tokyo commuter train line for 10 hours
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Sat November 05, 2016
(NPR)
 
 
 
Why cholera still haunts us in the 21st century
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(The Verge)
 
 
 
Something's very fishy about this Alexa hack
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(Vox)
 
 
 
Live in a sweltering, smog-infested urban hellhole? Want to improve your residential choice without being forced to move to the the soul-crushing suburbs? Easy...just plant a tree or three
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(UPI)
 
 
 
Not any good at math? Blame your parents, all three of them
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(KHOU Houston)
 
 
 
The largest U.S. taxidermy collection of over 400 animals is found in: A) the Smithsonian. B) NYC's Museum of Natural History. C) the Shell Factory of Ft. Myers, Florida
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(Popular Science)
 
 
 
Someone thought it would be a good idea to teach Google's "Deepmind" AI to play Starcraft. What could possibly go wrong?
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(New Scientist)
 
 
 
Remember that bit in The Simpsons where future Homer is eating virtual fudge? Yeah, they're working on that
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(Economist)
 
 
 
The latest weapon in the war on terrior is a device that mixes the precise blend of plonk that will please the palates of the most poorly-trained oenophiles on the planet
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Be careful what you name your WIFI network in France
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(ABC News)
 
 
 
Old and busted: Deadly multidrug-resistant bacteria. New hotness: Deadly multidrug-resistant fungi
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
To show just how compatible their products are, Apple now sells 17 different types of dongles
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Old news: fried foods cause heart disease. Fark: cooked foods cause heart disease
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(WebMD)
 
 
 
U.S. premature births rise for the first time in eight years. Apparently even our fetuses are feeling pressure to get out and get things done faster
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Astronomers surprised to find massive eye staring back at them from deep space: "Galactic eyelids last only a few tens of millions of years, which is incredibly brief in the lifespan of a galaxy" (pics)
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(The Indy Channel)
 
 
 
Indiana priest says requests for exorcisms are at an all-time high. Although the church would get the same results if they just give the person a bus ticket out of Indiana
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Fri November 04, 2016
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Always bet on physics
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(ITV)
 
 
 
Giant worm named Dave breaks world record, is immediately murdered by scientists
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(DW)
 
 
 
Want to write a bestseller? There's an algorithm for that
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
"Often you have a boardroom full of people from different countries communicating in English and all understanding each other and then suddenly the American or Brit walks into the room and nobody can understand them"
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(Live Science)
 
 
 
According to a new study, faking a smile doesn't actually work at making you feel happy
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Now, witness the firepower of this fully armed and operational battle rover. 'click' FIRE AT WILL, NASA
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
Speeders beware - The fastest accelerating police car is the Ford Taurus with a 3.5-liter turbocharged V-6 engine. Testing shows it only takes 4.5 seconds to go from zero to the closest donut shop
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Want to beat facial recognition scanners? Wear some funky tortoiseshell glasses
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(Kotaku)
 
 
 
The Nintendo Power Line is back. Now you can finally find all the warp whistles
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(Medical Daily)
 
 
 
Neuroscientists, after a long arduous and sometimes enthusiastic study, determine that sex feels good because it induces an altered state of consciousness
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(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
More Americans age 65 and older are getting plastic surgery. Mostly so they can look 40 again to reapply for the job they lost for being too old when they turned 50
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(Jalopnik)
 
 
 
This is your Tesla Model S. This is your Tesla Model S wrapped around a tree on fire with the batteries cooking off
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(Is There Any Deal)
 
 
 
Like a rust monster attacking you in a dungeon, the Friday Fark Gaming thread is here to destroy your Friday productivity. What have you been playing/buying this week? This week, list your Steam/GOG username(s) so we can find each other easier
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(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
The kilogram as you know is it about to be permanently altered. Mind blown
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(Metro)
 
 
 
Yes, there's actually a Google Street View feature that lets you travel back in time, because nostalgia is a beautiful thing
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Thu November 03, 2016
(Network World)
 
 
 
The day the 911 network stood still -- Teen accidentally triggers TDoS attack
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
This spider is almost invincible. MU-HA-HA-HA-HA
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Man returns home after vacation in Belize but can't overcome memories of the trip, it's really eating him up (Warning: graphic pics)
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Square pegs: Have we got good news for you
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(Vice)
 
 
 
Canadian military is investigating a mysterious noise in the Arctic. ♫ NOISE. NOISE. NOISE IN THE ARCTIC. NOISE ♫
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(News.com.au)
 
 
 
Vogue claims cleavage has gone bust
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
A working rotary cell phone - something your grandparents would love
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(Listverse)
 
 
 
While you can't be bothered to put together that IKEA table you bought a week ago, check out what this guy made with everyday items laying around his house (Warning: Not safe for work)
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(The Hollywood Reporter)
 
 
 
Starship Troopers reboot in the works. DO YOU WANT TO KNOW MORE?
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(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
In honor of the Cubs' victory, NASA tweets a special photo from space
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(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
"Take a deep breath. Relax your shoulders. Think of the sweet release granted by your inevitable demise. Now, nail that three-pointer from the line"
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(Science Alert)
 
 
 
The 10 best activities for burning calories, not including punching the wall after the latest Presidential poll numbers
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(The Local)
 
 
 
New Swiss chocolate may alleviate menstrual pains, offering further proof that chocolate can solve anything, period
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(Live Science)
 
 
 
Mixing energy drinks and alcohol causes brain changes in mice. Mostly by causing them to come out of the walls and challenge the nearest cat to a fistfight
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
Nearly naked super massive black hole is not Kanye West
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
The human brain is predisposed to negative stereotypes, according to a bunch of pencilneck scientist dorks
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
Researchers find previously unknown element to whale's songs that aids in communication, imitating old submarines
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(The Stack)
 
 
 
Blockchain to finally be used in a live stock exchange. Well, kind of live
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(Network World)
 
 
 
All of NASA's asteroid missions start with a marriage of rocks, styrofoam and plywood, similar to the sound stage they will be filmed on later
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Wed November 02, 2016
(Telegraph)
 
 
 
Smartphones and tablets in the bedroom disrupt the sleep of children, even if they are off. The news surprised most parents, smartphones have an off button?
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Researchers investigate what makes something funny, will let admins in on it when they finish
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(Science Alert)
 
 
 
If you only notice one astronomical event this year, make it the November supermoon, when the Moon will be the closest to Earth it's been since January 1948
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(Jalopnik)
 
 
 
'I'm a single 23 yo trying to get rid of a car. It needs just a little work to run but doesn't run now. It's an 86 Chevette. If you haul it or fix it to drive away it's yours. I will offer a blowjob to get it off my property. Serious inquiries only.'
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(TechEBlog)
 
 
 
Here's some of the most useless crap you can buy these days, from fashion batteries to farting teddybears, decaf energy drinks to Justin Bieber duct tape. It's like the Fark Store catalog in there
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(Wired)
 
 
 
Paul Rand's classic book, A Designer's Art, is back in print. PAUL RAND
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(Science 2.0)
 
 
 
"Richard Dawkins misrepresents science, say British scientists." Here comes the,.. uh... opinion, I guess
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(Time)
 
 
 
Microsoft says Russian hackers are targeting Windows. Yep, we're all dead
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
Scientists find a structural similarity in both human cells and neutron stars
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(Red Bull)
 
 
 
Video games in 2016: millions tuning in to BlizzCon livestream to watch a 15 year old play wizard cards
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(The Stack)
 
 
 
Your extra-large iPhone is actually a problem for Apple's forthcoming virtual reality products
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(Apple Insider)
 
 
 
Tim Cook's elves won't have the new Airpods ready for Christmas
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(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
Everything you thought you knew about daddy longlegs is wrong. They aren't spiders, they can't spin webs, and they are far from the most venomous arachnid in the world
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(The Register)
 
 
 
I plead guilty of using duckduckgo
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(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
Android named Erica has lifelike skin and facial gestures, uses AI to listen & respond. Designed to work as a receptionist, find Sarah Connor
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(Discover)
 
 
 
Red Bull Gives You Hepatitis™
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(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
Funny it doesn't look like Puerto Rico's breathtaking San Cristobal Canyon used to be a garbage dump
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Tue November 01, 2016
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Volcanologists are surprised to discover that Mount St. Helens, which was responsible for the deadliest eruption in US history, is actually cold inside. Wait, what?
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Somebody decided to crash two of Nissan's cheapest cars into each other to show why you should never buy the one made in Mexico
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(Click On Detroit)
 
 
 
New study finds people in the Midwest are the most likely to drive drunk
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(CBS News)
 
 
 
If you use Facebook, you live longer. But you have to deal with Facebook users
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
China's new J-20 stealth fighter makes its public debut. U.S. military officials: Meh
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Curiosity rover on Mars finds small and decidedly un-Martian rock on the surface
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(Economist)
 
 
 
Which cities should you head to in case of zombie outbreak? It should seem obvious, but head for Utah, stay out of Florida
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(Spokesman Review)
 
 
 
Spokane Airport sets a new record for the most rain in a single month since records started in 1881. In other news Spokane has had an airport since 1881
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
The centuries-old Mercator projection is a notoriously inaccurate world map; however, this new map offers what is possibly the most proportional map ever seen
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(City Inspired)
 
 
 
This Paraguayan orchestra turns trash into music - kind of like a reverse Nickelback
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(Time)
 
 
 
Prime Minister of Canada and adorable little son wear the most clever costumes of 2016. Go home, Trump, you're drunk
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(TreeHugger)
 
 
 
Ninth-grader wins $25,000 by inventing renewable energy device powered by the sun, wind and rain. Total cost - $5
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(SciFeeds)
 
 
 
"Scientists to unleash millions of mosquitoes to have sex with their cousins and kill them." Man, those scientists must really hate their cousins
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(CleanTechnica)
 
 
 
Here are the eight most disgusting things you can look forward to thanks to climate change
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(The Stack)
 
 
 
Having failed to sell any real advertising itself, Twitter is experimenting with stripping ads out from web pages it links to
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Mon October 31, 2016
(Live Science)
 
 
 
Albert Einstein's greatest mistake: Yes, even geniuses screw up sometimes
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(Digital Trends)
 
 
 
Test driving Alfa Romeo's 2017 Giulia Darracq Ugo Quadrifoglio Hectare (try to guess which words aren't part of the car's name)
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
The world is running out of computer memory, and defective diamonds could fix the problem
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(Sputnik News)
 
 
 
It was just a matter of time before evil scientists created a robot that could devour your brain
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(UPI)
 
 
 
Geologists have just discovered an entirely new mineral. Great, like the periodic table wasn't hard enough to remember already
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(Twitter)
 
 
 
NASA pumpkins will put yours to shame
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(Metro)
 
 
 
Sadly, women can be disqualified from a chess tournament for showing too much cleavage. Apparently there are rules against soft pawn
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Imagine every nerve in your body firing simultaneously, triggering full, agonizing body spasms. Meet the blue coral snake with its particularly nasty venom
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(PetsLady)
 
 
 
The top 10 terrifying playground animals. Come for Dumpo the elephant, stay for the giant rusty rat-trap
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(Gizmodo UK)
 
 
 
Here's how to make a functional one-cup coffee maker out of Lego for your desk
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Photographer takes pictures of planes landing and taking off at airports around the world. ALL the planes, landing and taking off at once (awesome pics)
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
What would happen to your body if you ate nothing but candy corn? Well, it would start with scurvy and go downhill from there
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(CTV News)
 
 
 
UK ranked as the most sleep-deprived nation. Of course, the best way to remedy that problem would be to just shut down all the pubs at midnight
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(LifeZette)
 
 
 
Just how old is Wolverine, anyway?
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
Comma.Ai: We Will be selling aftermarket hardware to make your car self-driving by the end of 2017. NHTSA: Could you show us, HOW exactly that's gonna work, since no other company seems to have managed that yet? Comma.Ai: Fark it. We're out
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Men with a spare tire around the waist and saggy moobs are more attractive to women, better at passing on genes and in fact healthier than peers who are always in the gym. No if you'll excuse me I have 26 minutes to get to the bar
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(Science Alert)
 
 
 
Years of research come to a head as scientists determine why bacteria only causes acne in some people
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(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
Sex robots with fully functional genitalia expected to arrive next year and will cost up to £12,000
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(MacRumors)
 
 
 
You can take away the function keys, and I really don't care. You can take away a full USB port, and I will care a lot, but if you remove the startup chime, we're through
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(NPR)
 
 
 
NASA's new "Intruder Alert" detection system discovers an asteroid barreling towards Earth
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(Science Blogs)
 
 
 
Sorry, Ray Kurzweil and Elon Musk: technology isn't going to save you
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(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
Advanced robot can understand how humans think. Which is an upgrade from the basic robot which only understood how men think - football, beer and sex
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Australia legalizes medicinal pot for things like chronic pain, nausea, non-fatal attacks by Australian fauna etc
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