Monday, 24 June 2019

Driverless Cars Are Coming. We’ll Miss The Thrill Of The Ride.


Driverless Cars Are Coming. We’ll Miss The Thrill Of The Ride.
Flirting with danger on the open road is as old as, well, motoring itself.

June 24, 2019 at 09:23AM
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These Lions Are Nonplussed By This Zoo's Lion Escape Drill


These Lions Are Nonplussed By This Zoo's Lion Escape Drill
A zoo in Japan conducted a lion escape drill with one of their employees wearing a furry costume.

June 24, 2019 at 01:47PM
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Sunday, 23 June 2019

The Lens That Saved A Million Ships


The Lens That Saved A Million Ships
In the 1820s, Augustin Fresnel invented a new kind of lens and installed it in France's Cordouan lighthouse. Suddenly, one lamp could light the way for sailors many miles out to sea.

June 22, 2019 at 05:07AM
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‘Nothing Kept Me Up At Night the Way the Gorgon Stare Did.’


‘Nothing Kept Me Up At Night the Way the Gorgon Stare Did.’
The Gorgon Stare, a military drone-surveillance technology that can track multiple moving targets at once, is coming to a city near you.

June 23, 2019 at 08:52PM
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Yentl Syndrome: A Deadly Data Bias Against Women


Yentl Syndrome: A Deadly Data Bias Against Women
The science of medicine is based on male bodies, but researchers are beginning to realize how vastly the symptoms of disease differ between the sexes — and how much danger women are in.

June 23, 2019 at 11:43PM
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This Adorable Dog Can Do A Trick After Being Shown A Photo Of The Trick On Its Owner's Phone


This Adorable Dog Can Do A Trick After Being Shown A Photo Of The Trick On Its Owner's Phone
This Shiba Inu is extremely talented.

June 22, 2019 at 11:22PM
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Guy Plugs His Roku Into An Old Black And White Television Set And 


Guy Plugs His Roku Into An Old Black And White Television Set And 
​San Francisco artist Josh Ellingson thrilled social media when he plugged a Roku into his vintage General Electric model XB2410SD black-and-white television set and it actually worked.

June 22, 2019 at 12:54AM
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Who Gets To Own The West?


Who Gets To Own The West?
A new group of billionaires is shaking up the landscape.

June 23, 2019 at 02:42AM
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A Delicate Rescue Mission On Mars


A Delicate Rescue Mission On Mars
NASA is trying to free a probe that's stuck just inches below the Red Planet's surface.

June 23, 2019 at 11:01PM
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The Land Where the Internet Ends


The Land Where the Internet Ends
To find real solitude, you have to go out of range. But every year that's harder to do, as America's off-the-grid places disappear.

June 22, 2019 at 06:04AM
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