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Salon.com
In my genes: Adventures in DNA testingacquiesced with Ben Affleck’s request to exclude from the program the discovery
In my genes: Adventures in DNA testing
Salon.com / Posted 5 hours ago
acquiesced with Ben Affleck’s request to exclude from the program the discovery that Affleck had a slave owning ancestor: odd that Affleck, a lefty from Cambridge (as am I) would want to hide this inconvenient truth, and that Gates, academic... Read more
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Salon.com
Obsessed with “Stranger Things?” Meet the musicians behind the show’s spine-chilling synth scoretropes. I gorged on all eight episodes in two days after its July 15 release, i
Obsessed with “Stranger Things?” Meet the musicians behind the show’s spine-chilling synth score
Salon.com / Posted 8 hours ago
tropes. I gorged on all eight episodes in two days after its July 15 release, in part because the show — about the odd disappearance of a little boy and the discovery of a suspicious government lab, slimy creatures and a stoic little girl... Read more
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Fortune
The Radical Experiment That’s Changing the Way Big Pharma Innovatesfive years ago, one of the last places one would have looked for innovation at
The Radical Experiment That’s Changing the Way Big Pharma Innovates
Fortune / Posted yesterday
five years ago, one of the last places one would have looked for innovation at Johnson & Johnson was in its Merryfield Road lab in La Jolla, Calif. The R&D facility for the healthcare giant, No. 103 on Fortune’s Global 500 list, had become... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Marshfield company'sBoston neighborhoods where housing is a major issue. The prototype is a product
Marshfield company's
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
Boston neighborhoods where housing is a major issue. The prototype is a product of Mayor Marty Walsh’s Housing Innovation Lab, and is a part of his initiative to build 53,000 housing units in Boston by 2030. The micro apartment is a collaboration... Read more
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WPTZ Burlington
In Vermont, fighting cancer becomes a family affairPEOPLE GET CANCER AND OLDER PEOPLE GET CANCER SO IT'S REALLY ACROSS OF SPECTRUM
In Vermont, fighting cancer becomes a family affair
WPTZ Burlington / Posted 2 days ago
PEOPLE GET CANCER AND OLDER PEOPLE GET CANCER SO IT'S REALLY ACROSS OF SPECTRUM OF OUR LIVES. >> IN SOME WAYS IT SOUNDS ODD TO BE SAYING I'M SUPPORTING MY BROTHER IN LAW'S, YOU KNOW, RESEARCH, WE SUPPORT THE PIZZA PARLOR YOU KNOW? BUT WE ARE... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Pokemon Go: Bulls vs Bearsthe physical world and to interact with others. Countless studies have been do
Pokemon Go: Bulls vs Bears
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
the physical world and to interact with others. Countless studies have been done by bespectacled men and women in white lab coats, showing the positive effects of physical activity; and countless more studies have been done, showing us the... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
31-old Menomonee Falls man pleads guilty after fatal hit-run crash in Germantownconducted a search of Neuhaus’ vehicle, and fabric and hair collected from the
31-old Menomonee Falls man pleads guilty after fatal hit-run crash in Germantown
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 3 days ago
conducted a search of Neuhaus’ vehicle, and fabric and hair collected from the vehicle were sent to the Wisconsin Crime Lab, along with the shirt Habenicht was wearing at the time of the crash — for analysis and comparison. According to the... Read more
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Business Standard India
NITI Aayog calls meeting of state officialsdevelopment, the Aayog today also entered into a partnership with Intel Corpora
NITI Aayog calls meeting of state officials
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
development, the Aayog today also entered into a partnership with Intel Corporation for mentoring students in its 500-odd tinkering labs to be set up in schools and 100-odd incubation centres in colleges. These labs and colleges will foster... Read more
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Post Magazine
Colorist Anthony Raffaeleteam is fantastic too – Will Arnott, the cameraman and the DIT Simone d'Arcange
Colorist Anthony Raffaele
Post Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
team is fantastic too – Will Arnott, the cameraman and the DIT Simone d'Arcangelo, among others. Café Society was a very collaborative way of working and fun: you might think that artists of this calibre would be more stressful to work with, but it... Read more
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Variety
Chicago Theater Review: ‘War Paint’ Starring Patti LuPone, Christine Ebersoleon new faces and new selves. Rubinstein’s aides are older and severe. They’re c
Chicago Theater Review: ‘War Paint’ Starring Patti LuPone, Christine Ebersole
Variety / Posted 4 days ago
on new faces and new selves. Rubinstein’s aides are older and severe. They’re called “beauty technicians” and dressed in lab coats. “There are no ugly women,” LuPone informs us. “Only lazy ones.” They are mutually obsessed with the other, so... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
1966 triple murder still sends shock waves through HendersonvillePuncture wounds dotted Glass and Shumate, made before death.

No rape kits

1966 triple murder still sends shock waves through Hendersonville
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Puncture wounds dotted Glass and Shumate, made before death.

No rape kits, semen analysis or DNA testing were available then. Hendersonville Police Chief Bill Powers did not think Shumate was raped, but a portion of an automobile bumper... Read more

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express
Could this strange corpse be the world's first proof aliens have visited Earth?to have been found in a jar. With its tiny winged frame and reptilian face, th
Could this strange corpse be the world's first proof aliens have visited Earth?
express / Posted 5 days ago
to have been found in a jar. With its tiny winged frame and reptilian face, the "dead alien" has all the hallmarks of an elaborate hoax, but some alien investigators believe it could be the real deal. Author Brian Foerster claims to have found... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
1966 triple murder still sends shock wavesPuncture wounds dotted Glass and Shumate, made before death.

No rape kit

1966 triple murder still sends shock waves
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 6 days ago
Puncture wounds dotted Glass and Shumate, made before death.

No rape kits, semen analysis or DNA testing were available then. Hendersonville Police Chief Bill Powers did not think Shumate was raped, but a portion of an automobile bumper... Read more

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Boston Globe
What I found when scientists decoded my genomean anatomy class with my own dissecting scalpel, asking the students to take a
What I found when scientists decoded my genome
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
an anatomy class with my own dissecting scalpel, asking the students to take a look inside. The students all worked at a lab run by Mark Gerstein at Yale. I had recently had my genome sequenced and asked Gerstein to look at it because he has... Read more
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PhysOrg
Fossil finds in China are challenging ideas about the evolution of modern humans and our closest relativesfinds and pouring tens of millions of dollars a year into excavations. And the
Fossil finds in China are challenging ideas about the evolution of modern humans and our closest relatives
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
finds and pouring tens of millions of dollars a year into excavations. And the government is setting up a US$1.1-million laboratory at the IVPP to extract and sequence ancient DNA. The investment comes at a time when palaeoanthropologists across... Read more
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International Business Times
Will banks catch the curve of the machine-to-machine economy? points across production lines that globalisation as we know it happened. Inte
Will banks catch the curve of the machine-to-machine economy?
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
points across production lines that globalisation as we know it happened. Interestingly, the time this took to happen – 20-odd years – is about how long it's taken the early web to reach the "Internet of Things" (IoT) and the introduction of... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Square watermelons and other popular misconceptions about GMOsSenate passed the proposed legislation last week, just a few days after Vermont
Square watermelons and other popular misconceptions about GMOs
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Senate passed the proposed legislation last week, just a few days after Vermont became the first state to require written labels on foods known as GMOs. If the House bill is passed, it will move Americans closer to what they have said they want:... Read more
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express
SENSATIONAL CLAIM: US Air Force whistleblower says 'I saw structures on dark side of moon'which new lunar photographs were being looked at from the dark side of the moon
SENSATIONAL CLAIM: US Air Force whistleblower says 'I saw structures on dark side of moon'
express / Posted 11 days ago
which new lunar photographs were being looked at from the dark side of the moon in 1965. He said: "I was in a colour lab one day when my boss, Staff Sergeant Taylor, came over to me and said that they were having a problem with some equipment... Read more
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iol.co.za
8 different ways to eat charcoalExpensive but worth it if you want a showstopper to impress your friends. 4/5
8 different ways to eat charcoal
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
Expensive but worth it if you want a showstopper to impress your friends. 4/5 Sprinkle black granules over my chips seems odd to say the least. Derived from the Dead Sea in Israel — billed as the world’s most unusual source of salt — this has... Read more
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The New Yorker
Blue Bloodsa better grasp of how this works, I called Dr. Norman Wainwright, the director
Blue Bloods
The New Yorker / Posted 12 days ago
a better grasp of how this works, I called Dr. Norman Wainwright, the director of research and development at Charles River Laboratories, a major manufacturer of LAL, with headquarters in Massachusetts. That is, I made calls and then exchanged... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Hassle Of Being A Patient Can Turn Into A Crisis Without Sick Leavea typical scenario when you have a medical problem. You go to your doctor's off
Hassle Of Being A Patient Can Turn Into A Crisis Without Sick Leave
KERA North Texas / Posted 12 days ago
a typical scenario when you have a medical problem. You go to your doctor's office, then have to run across town to a lab for a blood test and then you also have to get an appointment for an X-ray or MRI. There's a good chance this will all... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Hassle Of Being A Patient Can Turn Into A Crisis Without Sick Leavea typical scenario when you have a medical problem. You go to your doctor's off
Hassle Of Being A Patient Can Turn Into A Crisis Without Sick Leave
KPBS San Diego / Posted 12 days ago
a typical scenario when you have a medical problem. You go to your doctor's office, then have to run across town to a lab for a blood test and then you also have to get an appointment for an X-ray or MRI. There's a good chance this will all... Read more
13d
AdWeek
Why Utah Is Poised to Be America's Next Tech and Creative Hub"We aspire to be known for our uniqueness," says John Curtis, mayor of Provo, h
Why Utah Is Poised to Be America's Next Tech and Creative Hub
AdWeek / Posted 13 days ago
"We aspire to be known for our uniqueness," says John Curtis, mayor of Provo, home to Brigham Young University, whose Ad Lab was the first ever student-run agency to win a professional advertising award, a Bronze Pencil, from the One Club. "The... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
One small step for Mahia, one giant leap for NZseems like a strange a spot for New Zealand's Cape Canaveral, but then nothing
One small step for Mahia, one giant leap for NZ
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
seems like a strange a spot for New Zealand's Cape Canaveral, but then nothing about Beck's burgeoning business Rocket Lab, or the engineer-cum-entrepreneur himself, ever seemed predictable. As a boy, one of the first things Beck built was a... Read more
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The Morning Call
War on Cancer - The Morning Callor leukemia, lymphoma or lung, cancer in all its myriad manifestations shares a
War on Cancer - The Morning Call
The Morning Call / Posted 14 days ago
or leukemia, lymphoma or lung, cancer in all its myriad manifestations shares a single common denominator: an uncontrollable growth of an abnormal cell. Mitosis, or cell division, which is an elemental function of all life, turns deadly. In... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
One small step for Mahia, one giant leap for NZseems like a strange a spot for New Zealand's Cape Canaveral, but then nothing
One small step for Mahia, one giant leap for NZ
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 days ago
seems like a strange a spot for New Zealand's Cape Canaveral, but then nothing about Beck's burgeoning business Rocket Lab, or the engineer-cum-entrepreneur himself, ever seemed predictable. As a boy, one of the first things Beck built was a... Read more
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The Hindu
These six government schools stand out as islands of excellencelocations, migrant children and poor children. It is no secret that India’s go
These six government schools stand out as islands of excellence
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
locations, migrant children and poor children. It is no secret that India’s government schools are up against enormous odds. By the government’s own admission, schools grapple with teacher absenteeism, high dropout rates, especially among... Read more
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Wired News
Fish With Creepy Curved Backbones Could Help Explain ScoliosisIn her lab at Princeton, Rebecca Burdine keeps a number of zebrafish with odd m
Fish With Creepy Curved Backbones Could Help Explain Scoliosis
Wired News / Posted 15 days ago
In her lab at Princeton, Rebecca Burdine keeps a number of zebrafish with odd mutations. One of the most striking is “curly,” a mutation so severe it bends the fish’s spine into a permanent C. It looks like an extreme case of scoliosis—a sideways... Read more
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Evening Standard
The Bloomsbury Club Bar, review: Awash with gorgeousnessgin washed with extra virgin olive oil, wild nettles, red wine reductions and s
The Bloomsbury Club Bar, review: Awash with gorgeousness
Evening Standard / Posted 15 days ago
gin washed with extra virgin olive oil, wild nettles, red wine reductions and shiso. But the results work: these aren’t odd blends for the sake of it, they’re balanced, nuanced, thought through. They’ve some seriously top shelf spirits,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Years after his death in Pearl Harbor, sailor honoredis receiving an official burial Saturday with full military honors in Carlisle.
Years after his death in Pearl Harbor, sailor honored
Daily Herald / Posted 15 days ago
is receiving an official burial Saturday with full military honors in Carlisle. A ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. at the Odd Fellows Cemetery on Indiana 58. Nash was aboard the USS Oklahoma when it was sunk by Japanese torpedoes on Dec. 7, 1941.... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Rabid bats found in Redlands, La Quinta and Menifee3-1/2 inches long with a wing span of about nine inches is prepared for a necro
Rabid bats found in Redlands, La Quinta and Menifee
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
3-1/2 inches long with a wing span of about nine inches is prepared for a necropsy by County of Riverside Public Health Laboratory Senior Lab Assistant Lainie Finnell at the County of Riverside Public Health Laboratory in Riverside. TERRY... Read more
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The Courier
Following in Frankenstein’s footstepsBallarat Grammar School will perform Young Frankenstein next week. ODDBALL COM
Following in Frankenstein’s footsteps
The Courier / Posted 15 days ago
Ballarat Grammar School will perform Young Frankenstein next week. ODDBALL COMEDY: Ballarat Grammar School's production of Young Frankenstein will be performed at the Wendouree Centre for the Performing Arts next week. Picture: Brianne Cuthbert New... Read more
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Mashable
You would've loved these yarn names when you were an emo teenit's just the name of a silk and cashmere yarn. Etsy store DyeForYarn sells ov
You would've loved these yarn names when you were an emo teen
Mashable / Posted 16 days ago
it's just the name of a silk and cashmere yarn. Etsy store DyeForYarn sells over 280 different colors of yarn with odd, evocative names like "I'm pushing a Rhino up the stairs" and "A bat in a dark mood." The sanity of whoever's been... Read more
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Daily Mail
From noodles to macarons, charcoal’s the new hot ingredientimpress your friends. 424 black coarse gourmet chef salt from the Dead Sea Sp
From noodles to macarons, charcoal’s the new hot ingredient
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
impress your friends. 424 black coarse gourmet chef salt from the Dead Sea Sprinkling black granules over my chips seems odd to say the least. Derived from the Dead Sea in Israel - billed as the world’s most unusual source of salt - this has... Read more
17d
Dallas Morning News
High steaks: How Texas scientists are building better beef one cloned cow at a timesuperior genes that can be passed onto his calves, and their calves, and so on,
High steaks: How Texas scientists are building better beef one cloned cow at a time
Dallas Morning News / Posted 17 days ago
superior genes that can be passed onto his calves, and their calves, and so on, until someday, the highest-quality beef available can end up on your plate at a fraction of what you’d pay today. For WT, the revenue and prestige gained from even just... Read more
17d
Los Angeles Times
The 'Holy Grail' for earthquake scientists gets destroyed11 Simulating empathy: Can virtual reality make Californians care about the ho
The 'Holy Grail' for earthquake scientists gets destroyed
Los Angeles Times / Posted 17 days ago
11 Simulating empathy: Can virtual reality make Californians care about the homeless? Stanford’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab is hoping to answer that question. “Once you understand the world as someone else sees it, and inhabit their inner life,... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Here a grant, there a grant, everywhere…John Fisher; $3 million for streetlights in Rochester, etc.As the usual fuzzy f
Here a grant, there a grant, everywhere…
MPNnow.com / Posted 17 days ago
John Fisher; $3 million for streetlights in Rochester, etc.As the usual fuzzy feeling swept over me, I noticed something odd about the preceding list. I invite you to play along with me. Which item in the list doesn't match the others?Time's up.... Read more
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Evening Standard
Banana skins, tomato stalks, ants and soil on new Duck & Waffle menugin washed with extra virgin olive oil, wild nettles, red wine reductions and s
Banana skins, tomato stalks, ants and soil on new Duck & Waffle menu
Evening Standard / Posted 18 days ago
gin washed with extra virgin olive oil, wild nettles, red wine reductions and shiso. But the results work: these aren’t odd blends for the sake of it, they’re balanced, nuanced, thought through. They’ve some seriously top shelf spirits,... Read more
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Raw Story
The horrifying ‘gay cure’ experiments that were purged from scientific historyevery interview, the topic of his presence came up: he was Gary Cooper or Cary
The horrifying ‘gay cure’ experiments that were purged from scientific history
Raw Story / Posted 18 days ago
every interview, the topic of his presence came up: he was Gary Cooper or Cary Grant or Gregory Peck in a crisp white lab coat. “He looked like a god – and carried himself like one,” says his former colleague Marilyn Skinner. The second thing... Read more
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Gamasutra
Q&A: From game jam project to Super SteamPufffreedom of going as nuts as possible. We grew up watching a lot of cartoons lik
Q&A: From game jam project to Super SteamPuff
Gamasutra / Posted 19 days ago
freedom of going as nuts as possible. We grew up watching a lot of cartoons like Samurai Jack, PowerPuff Girls, Dexter's Lab and Adventure Time so that's where most of our art inspirations came from. JT also has this odd fascination for neon... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Area entrants ready for Mount Marathona bib and win the thing. The men’s race that day was the last of four victorie
Area entrants ready for Mount Marathon
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 20 days ago
a bib and win the thing. The men’s race that day was the last of four victories for Kenai resident (then a Galena native) Todd Boonstra, and with it he took the race record for oldest victor at the tender age of 41. However, the success of the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
What can soccer tell us about the power of national identity?only one came from Germany. Three came from the United Kingdom: England, Wales,
What can soccer tell us about the power of national identity?
Eye Witness News / Posted 21 days ago
only one came from Germany. Three came from the United Kingdom: England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. That seems rather odd. After all, East and West Germans reunited only in 1991, and Bavarians united with Prussians only in 1871, whereas the... Read more
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Evening Standard
Mayfair’s Playboy Club celebrates 50 years of starry partiesgin washed with extra virgin olive oil, wild nettles, red wine reductions and s
Mayfair’s Playboy Club celebrates 50 years of starry parties
Evening Standard / Posted 22 days ago
gin washed with extra virgin olive oil, wild nettles, red wine reductions and shiso. But the results work: these aren’t odd blends for the sake of it, they’re balanced, nuanced, thought through. They’ve some seriously top shelf spirits,... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
Locally based, internationally known artist Ali Momeni wants to change our relationship with insectsThe odd ant farm aside, most people don’t think of ants as pets. Ditto bees: Ap
Locally based, internationally known artist Ali Momeni wants to change our relationship with insects
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted 24 days ago
The odd ant farm aside, most people don’t think of ants as pets. Ditto bees: Apiarists want honey, not cuddles. And even less so for mosquitoes, which in the age of Zika, West Nile and mass malaria might be earth’s most despised creatures. Yet ants,... Read more
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NBC News
New Studies Show Just How Tricky the Zika Virus Ishardest-hit by Zika, such as Brazil and Puerto Rico. Dengue comes in four stra
New Studies Show Just How Tricky the Zika Virus Is
NBC News / Posted 25 days ago
hardest-hit by Zika, such as Brazil and Puerto Rico. Dengue comes in four strains and it affects the immune response in an odd way. People usually don't get very sick when infected with one strain of dengue. But when people catch a second strain of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Paul Allen's giant plane takes shape in the desert, but its market is uncleargreat beast elicited not so much a wow response, more a "what the heck?" The pl
Paul Allen's giant plane takes shape in the desert, but its market is unclear
PhysOrg / Posted 25 days ago
great beast elicited not so much a wow response, more a "what the heck?" The plane is awesomely big but also tremendously odd-looking. Strange enough is the basic twin-fuselage, single-wing concept, which gives it the overall look of a pair of... Read more
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express
Deadly legacy of surviving a heart attack: The after-effects of a cardiac eventhospital.” Elaine had her heart attack in September 2014 while she was at work
Deadly legacy of surviving a heart attack: The after-effects of a cardiac event
express / Posted 26 days ago
hospital.” Elaine had her heart attack in September 2014 while she was at work. “I was eating my lunch and my food tasted odd,” she explains. “A friend gave me an antacid tablet because I thought it was indigestion. I wasn’t actually in pain but... Read more
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Wired News
We Went on the VR Field Trip of Tomorrow. Here’s What We Sawrig, to create trips through the Entrance Hall and Green Room at the White Hous
We Went on the VR Field Trip of Tomorrow. Here’s What We Saw
Wired News / Posted 26 days ago
rig, to create trips through the Entrance Hall and Green Room at the White House. And they’ve created virtual tours of 50-odd colleges for high school students who can’t visit them in person. Holland calls the team “very scrappy.” In true Google... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Meet Cozmo, Anki's bid to make AI machines rise upSAN FRANCISCO – At first glance, the palm-sized toy on the table looks unexcept
Meet Cozmo, Anki's bid to make AI machines rise up
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 26 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO – At first glance, the palm-sized toy on the table looks unexceptional, an odd cross between a bulldozer and a forklift. Bo-ring. Except that the toy is snoring. Loudly. Suddenly, it wakes up, motors over to its human inquisitor and... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Meet Cozmo, Anki's bid to make AI machines rise upSAN FRANCISCO – At first glance, the palm-sized toy on the table looks unexcept
Meet Cozmo, Anki's bid to make AI machines rise up
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 26 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO – At first glance, the palm-sized toy on the table looks unexceptional, an odd cross between a bulldozer and a forklift. Bo-ring. Except that the toy is snoring. Loudly. Suddenly, it wakes up, motors over to its human inquisitor and... Read more
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