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  • 8 days ago
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    Idaho hopes to bring stargazers to first US dark sky reserve

    Tourists heading to central Idaho will be in the dark if local officials get their way. The first International Dark Sky Reserve in the United States would fill a chunk of the state's sparsely populated region that contains night skies so pristine that interstellar dust clouds are visible in the Milky Way.

  • 8 days ago
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    India likely to be third largest economy by 2028: HSBC report

    India is likely to overtake Japan and Germany to become the third largest economy in the next 10 years but needs to be consistent in reforms and focus more on the social sector, British brokerage HSBC has said. Social capital is “insufficient” in the country and spending on aspects like health and education “is not just desirable for its [India’s] own sake, but is also central to economic growth and political stability,” it said.

  • 9 days ago
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    Phasing Out US Coal Plants Could Save Consumers $10 Billion Per Year

    A new report has concluded that phasing out unprofitable coal plants in the United States could end up saving consumers $10 billion per year by 2021, while simultaneously boosting the country’s competitiveness. The new report from financial think-tank Carbon Tracker, No Country for Coal Gen: Below 2°C and Regulatory Risk for US Coal Power Owners, is the first study of its kind to look at the economics of each US coal plant and provide investors with the means to support a rational closure of ...

  • 10 days ago
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    Report: There Will be 22.6 Million Cord Cutters By 2018

    A new report indicates that the rate of cord cutting is occurring at a faster rate than previously believed. A new report by eMarketer notes that ad investment will expand just 0.5% to $71.65 billion this year, down notably from the $72.72 billion predicted in the company's original first quarter forecast for 2017. That sinking ad spending is thanks to the growing rate of cord cutting in the United States, as more and more streaming alternatives arrive on the market.

  • 12 days ago
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    Comcast Claims Sneaky Fees Are its Way of Being 'Transparent'

    Comcast continues to covertly jack up the company's prices via hidden fees it claims are simply the company's way of being transparent" with its customers. In Oregon, users are facing an array of new rate hikes courtesy of Comcast's "broadcast TV" and regional sports fees. In Oregon, these fees are being increased from $11 a month, combined, to $14.50. More specifically, Comcast is informing customers in the region that beginning October 1...

  • 12 days ago
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    'South Park' Season 21 Takes on White Nationalist Movement

    South Park is back for its 21st season and the show has its sights set on the white nationalist movement that has made recent headlines. The new season of the cartoon premieres Wednesday with the episode "White People Renovating Houses."

  • 13 days ago
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    This Glowing Crystal Has the Quantum Internet Within Reach

    The quantum computer has the potential to revolutionize the 21st century, solving problems so massively complex they would baffle today’s computers. But a single quantum computer is still no match for the more than billion classical computers currently in use. Quantum computers need a quantum internet, and researchers may just have found the perfect — and practical — material to built that network.

  • 13 days ago
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    iPhone X will unlock with facial recognition instead of home button

    There’s a new way to unlock an iPhone. Onstage today, Apple’s Phil Schiller unveiled the iPhone X, with one big surprise: no home button. Because of its edge-to-edge display, the iPhone has no place for a conventional home button, relying instead on a complex facial recognition system called Face ID to unlock the phone.

  • 2 weeks ago
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    Parents remove son in boy-in-dress row

    The parents of a six-year-old boy have removed him from his primary school in a row over whether another pupil should be allowed to wear a dress. Nigel and Sally Rowe said their son was confused as to why the child at the Church of England School on the Isle of Wight dressed as both a boy and a girl. The Diocese of Portsmouth, under which the school falls, said it was required to "respect diversity of all kinds".

  • 2 weeks ago
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    Samsung Galaxy Note8 Teardown

    The Note7 came in hot but went out in a show of flames and combustion. Rising out of its ashes is Fawkes the Note8! Samsung has pulled out all the stops on the specs of this phone, and added a few stops where the battery’s concerned. Join us—and hopefully not the local fire department—as we open up the Samsung Galaxy Note8!

  • 2 weeks ago
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    French girl mutilated by rats in night attack at home

    A disabled French girl covered in rat bites is critically ill in hospital after a pack swarmed into her bedroom in northern France. The 14-year-old paraplegic was sleeping on the ground floor when the attack happened, in a rented house in Roubaix. A medical expert quoted by France Info said the girl had 45 facial lesions, 150 on her hands and 30 on her feet. The girl's father is suing the landlord for alleged negligence. Reports say rubbish bins nearby were overflowing.

  • 2 weeks ago
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    Origami-inspired clothing range that grows with your child wins Dyson award

    London-based designer Ryan Yasin used his background in aeronautical engineering to develop sustainable clothing to fit babies through to toddlers.

  • 3 weeks ago
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    Ohio State revokes Arizona professor's Ph.D., questioning her findings on video games

    U of Arizona professor's Ph.D. is revoked after her findings on violent video games are questioned. Some wonder if her mentor and co-author is also to blame.

  • 3 weeks ago
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    Oil and water may mix under extreme pressure

    They say that oil and water do not mix … but now scientists have discovered that – under certain circumstances – it may be possible. A new study suggests that some oily molecules – which normally repel water – can be forced to dissolve in water when the two substances are squeezed together under extreme pressure. Researchers at Edinburgh applied high pressure to tiny containers filled with water and methane, creating conditions similar to the intense pressure found on the ocean floor o...

  • 1 month ago
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    Oxford University professor resigns in Donald Trump protest

    A leading political academic has resigned from his Oxford University post after it emerged that one of the university’s key patrons is also one of Donald Trump’s biggest financial backers.

  • 1 month ago
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    Poland hits back after Macron warns Warsaw of being 'marginalised' on labour reform

    “I advise the president that he should be more conciliatory ... Perhaps his arrogant comments are a result of a lack of [political] experience,” Szydlo said in a statement emailed to Reuters. “I advise the president that he should focus on the affairs of his own country, perhaps he may be able to achieve the same economic results and the same level of security for (French) citizens as those guaranteed by Poland,” Szydlo added, in an apparent swipe at France’s persistent security concer...

  • 1 month ago
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    Russia Has 20 Times More Tanks in Ukraine After Three Years of War, Says Kiev

    Ukrainian military observers have claimed that the number of Russian tanks and heavy armaments spotted in the east of Ukraine has increased tenfold since fighting began in the region in 2014. Moscow has long denied a military presence in two Ukrainian regions close to its border, Donetsk and Luhansk, where uprisings following the ousting of Ukraine’s pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych three years ago quicky descended into war between pro-Russian separatists and the Ukrainian army.

  • 1 month ago
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    2-year-old boy chokes to death on grapes while sitting in mother's shopping cart

    A devastated family is warning others after their 2-year-old son choked to death on grapes while on a trip to the grocery store. Detroit mother Emma Carver was browsing the dairy section in her local supermarket when she heard her toddler, Ayyan Umar, having trouble breathing in her shopping cart.