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Fri August 07, 2020
(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
South Korea surrenders, Rocket Lab fixes its rocket, Sir Richard must wait longer to get into space, space bees, flying grain elevator, Rocket Lab ups how much it can launch, ULA wins a commercial launch contract, and dimmer Starlinks 🚀
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(YouTube)
 
 
 
Low. Ri. Der: Beirut Blast version
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(My Northwest)
 
 
 
Seattle once had San Francisco-style cable cars to help commuters and beachgoers scale city's steep hills. "In this time of pandemic, the cable car would actually be a relatively safe form of transportation because it's not terribly enclosed"
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(National Geographic)
 
 
 
"The skulls at Shimao foreshadowed the massive human sacrifice that became what Li calls "a defining attribute of Shang civilization"" Dang Shang
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(Sky.com)
 
 
 
NASA says we all live in a giant bubble shaped like a 'deflated croissant'. Looks like a bunch of very deformed bananas caught in some yarn to me
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(Mirror.co.uk)
 
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
Article
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(SoraNews24)
 
 
 
During regular transponder maintenance, JAL tech was testing some stuff and had to temporarily relabel some aircraft on radar, and, much as you would choose a PIN, he chose "JL123". Flight trackers went ballistic, but nothing crashed
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(The Register)
 
 
 
Today on 'Excel is not a database dumbass', Geneticists struggling with excel converting gene shorthand codes like DEC1 (deleted in esophageal cancer 1) into dates
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Lockdowns around the world led to sharp drops in emissions but will have "negligible" impact on the climate crisis, with global warming cut by just 0.01C by 2030. Damn... Subby had his money on 0.02C
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
Capitalism: Creating haves and Have nots since 4,000 BC
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
What once was old is New Again
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
Gronk smash
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(Metro)
 
 
 
Anyone want to play Zeld@ Ocarina of Time Quest, the most obvious name rip-off in history?
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(The Register)
 
 
 
Intel Outside
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
Hate your kids? Here comes the science
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(Science News Magazine)
 
 
 
Rogue immune reactions provide clues on how to treat covid-19. You'd think it would had been Wolverine's immune reaction that would help develop a cure
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
Smooth is a universal constant ... smooooooth, like Silllllllllllllllllllk
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(Inverse)
 
 
 
Mandarin Tonal Hack, well that's Just Ducky
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
It looks like you're writing a human gene. Would you like some help with that?
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Hugo is so hot
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Almost as much fun as listening to podcasts while playing Euro Truck Simulator 2 it's the Friday Fark Gaming Thread. LGT 3/10 and Wilmot's Warehouse free at Epic. What have you been playing this week? Side note: favourite old school RPGs? Tell us
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(The Verge)
 
 
 
You can now make a claim in the $7.5M Google+ security flaw settlement which could be worth a massive $0.000002 after attorney fees and other costs are deducted
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
Pulsing increases the optimum plasma stabilization ... and we're off
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(MSN)
 
 
 
Germany: Dim your lights. Save the insects
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Seagull poop is worth more than $470M a year. Here comes the science
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(Science Alert)
 
 
 
There's having a bad day and then there's being mauled by a 'Hell Ant' for 99 million years
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Thu August 06, 2020
(City Pages)
 
 
 
I don't care what you call it, I know what that looks like
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(Live Science)
 
 
 
Did you have the cold recently? Congrats, your immune system can fight off Covid-19. Maybe
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(EurekAlert)
 
 
 
UCF develops the Pee-Wee Herman beam. It's a loner laser. A rebel refractor
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(NASA)
 
 
 
"I'm sorry, Dave. That tool is not available"
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
Wee, wee pigs are locked down all the way home
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Your geek madlib of the day: "This _____-Looking _______ Plays ____ Using a Vibrating _____"
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
COVID-19 is a perfect storm for conspiracy theories if you believe that sort of thing and are part of the 9/11 New World Order
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(Science Daily)
 
 
 
On the other hand, should it?
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(The Conversation)
 
 
 
How we found coronavirus in a cat. And yes, we're recovering nicely from our wounds. Thanks for asking
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
Why does shaving dull even the sharpest razor? Turns out, that's not a hair question
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(Nature)
 
 
 
So it turns out New Zealanders are different, even genetically
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(Science Daily)
 
 
 
Dingoes in areas of Australia that use poison baiting for animal control grow 6-9% larger than in areas that don't. We're gonna have to start saying "The dingo ate my toddler" in the near future
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(Laughing Squid)
 
 
 
Sausage - is there anything it can't do?
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(Kotaku)
 
 
 
Nintendo's profits increased by 400% between this past March and June
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(Medical Xpress)
 
 
 
New study supports more frequent HIV screening among high-risk young men who have sex with men. Also, wearing rubbers when it's wet
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(Twitter)
 
 
 
Begun, the origin-labeling of Russian & Chinese Twitter accounts has
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(Kotaku)
 
 
 
YouTuber takes advantage of empty Shibuya streets to do a live-action open-world recreation that pays tribute to Grand Theft Auto, Yakuza, and Metal Gear Solid
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(EurekAlert)
 
 
 
Placebos prove to be powerful even when people know they're taking one. This also explains the longevity of many marriages
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(Wired)
 
 
 
Shopping sites employ subtle tricks to make you spend more, and no, they don't stick the milk at the far back corner of the site. Well they actually kinda do
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(Science Daily)
 
 
 
More proof that while undeniably badasses, the Vikings were jerks
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
Next on your 2020 scorecard: running out of Atlantic hurricane names
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
"If people see a robot not moving, they shouldn't do anything because we're aware of where every single robot is to the nearest inch and it may just be having a rest.....or a swim"
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(Chattanooga Pulse)
 
 
 
So, about all those new-fangled driver assistance technologies for your so-called "smart" car
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