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Sensor tracks who's driving in your neighbourhood


By:  @eagle-averro, 6 hours ago
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Technology   Sensor tracks who's driving in your neighbourhood Dave Lee North America technology reporter   Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email... 
 
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US Navy orders 'operational pause' after collision


By:  @eagle-averro, 12 hours ago
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Latest By:  @321steve, 7 hours ago

US Navy orders 'operational pause' after collision 1 hour ago From the section Asia Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook... 
 
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Mom Gives Birth, Then Dies in Freak Elevator Accident   Rocio Cortes Nuñez had just delivered her 3rd child via C-section     (Newser) – A Spanish woman who went to the hospital to birth her third child ended up dead in a horrific accident. The Local reports Rocio Cortes Nuñez delivered a child by C-section on Sunday at Seville's Valme Hospital and was being wheeled from surgery to a recovery room when she became caught in an elevator. Per local media, staff... 
 
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When White Nationalists Get DNA Tests That Reveal African Ancestry


By:  @calbab, 4 days ago
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Latest By:  @kavika, 14 hours ago

Sarah Zhang Aug 17, 2017 For white nationalists, DNA tests are a way to prove their racial purity. Of course, their results don’t always come back that way. And how white nationalists try to explain away non-European ancestry is rather illuminating of their beliefs. Two years ago—before Donald Trump was elected president, before white nationalism had become central to the political conversation—Aaron Panofsky and Joan Donovan, sociologists then at the... 
 
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Meningococcal disease claims life of Albany teenager in Tasmania


By:  @eagle-averro, 23 hours ago
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Meningococcal disease claims life of Albany teenager in Tasmania By Gian De Poloni Updated 9 minutes ago Mon 21 Aug 2017, 7:37pm Photo: Lloyd Dunham died at Royal Hobart Hospital on Saturday while visiting family in Tasmania. (Facebook: Lloyd Dunham) Related Story: Childcare centre's 'alarmist' meningococcal warning criticised Related Story: Another case of meningococcal disease in WA Related Story: Tasmania joins other states in... 
 
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Nose Bleeds and Blood Loss


By:  @dave-2693993, 4 days ago
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Latest By:  @dave-2693993, yesterday

Has anyone experienced serious nose bleeds or known someone who experienced serious nose bleeds over a short period of time? My blood level is still heavily depleted. I can not describe how that affects your energy. The hospital finally put something called a "nose rocket" in my nose for several days. Does it heal on it's own, or is a procedure required? Anyone with experience, please feeel free to provide feedback. Thank you.  
 
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Live coverage: Atlas 5 countdown and launch journal


By:  @eagle-averro, 4 days ago
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Live coverage: Atlas 5 countdown and launch journal  Live coverage: Atlas 5 countdown and launch journal August 16, 2017 NASA’s Tracking and Data Relay Satellite-M spacecraft that will operate 22,300 miles above Earth to route vital communications to and from the International Space Station, Hubble Space Telescope and nearly 40 other satellites is scheduled for liftoff Friday at 8:03 a.m. EDT (1203 GMT) from Cape Canaveral atop a United Launch Alliance... 
 
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Falcon 9 rocket test-fired for California launch next week


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The hold-down firing is a customary part of all SpaceX launch campaigns, used by engineers to confirm the readiness of the launcher and ground systems, and as an exercise of the ground team. The next step in SpaceX’s launch campaign at Vandenberg will be the removal of the rocket from the pad for attachment of the Formosat 5 spacecraft, a Taiwanese satellite designed to test out the country’s domestic aerospace manufacturing capability and collect a range of black-and-white and color... 
 
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-SpaceX Falcon 9 launches CRS-12 Dragon mission to the ISS


By:  @eagle-averro, one week ago
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SpaceX Falcon 9 launches CRS-12 Dragon mission to the ISS August 14, 2017 by William Graham   SpaceX conducted its first flight from the US Eastern Range following July’s scheduled maintenance stand down on Monday, with its Falcon 9 resuming operations to deliver a Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station. The CRS-12 Dragon mission was a “single shot” launch from KSC’s 39A, with the launch taking place at 12:31 (local). SpaceX Launch: Monday’s launch,... 
 
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‘We were guinea pigs’: Jailed inmates agreed to birth control By Jessica Lussenhop BBC News, Tennessee   Image copyright AFP Image caption A White County inmate sits in Judge Sam Benningfield's courtroom In a small county in rural Tennessee, inmates were offered 30 days off their sentences in exchange for a vasectomy or a long-acting birth control implant. County officials say it was a tool in the fight against opiate abuse - opponents call it... 
 
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The Extinction of Humanity : Why is male sperm count falling?


By:  @eagle-averro, 2 weeks ago
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Play Disable your screen reader before downloading. Playback starts immediately after pressing enter. Use space bar to pause or play, and up and down arrows to control volume. Use left arrow to rewind and right arrow to fast forward.   Listen 14m 59s     Image: www.sxc.hu Why is male sperm count falling?  Male sperm count has declined dramatically in Australia, New Zealand and other westernised countries across the world, but not in... 
 
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A Speedier Way to Catalog Human Cells (All 37 Trillion of Them)


By:  @eagle-averro, 3 days ago
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Science A Speedier Way to Catalog Human Cells (All 37 Trillion of Them) Leer en español Carl Zimmer MATTER AUG. 17, 2017   A light micrograph showing Caenorhabditis elegans, a worm in which scientists used a new method to determine cell types. Credit Sinclair Stammers/Science Source   There are some questions in biology that you’d think were settled long ago. For instance: How many types of cells are there in the... 
 
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Extended Russian EVA complete – conducts satellite deployments


By:  @eagle-averro, 4 days ago
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Extended Russian EVA complete – conducts satellite deployments August 17, 2017 by Chris Bergin A Russian EVA was conducted outside of the International Space Station (ISS) with two Russian cosmonauts deploying several nanosatellites, collecting research samples and performing structural maintenance. Expedition 52 Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin and Flight Engineer Sergey Ryazanskiy exited the station’s Pirs airlock at 14:36 UTC and ended it after seven hours and 34... 
 
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Hyundai vows to produce longer-range electric car


By:  @eagle-averro, 5 days ago
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Hyundai vows to produce longer-range electric car Image copyright Getty Images Korean carmaker Hyundai is wading further into the electric vehicle market, promising a car that can go 500km (311 miles) on each charge. Hyundai already has an electric model on the market, but its range lags behind its competitors' models. Along with its affiliate Kia, Hyundai is planning 31 eco-friendly models by 2020. The latest move comes amid increasing competition in the market for... 
 
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Peanut allergy treatment 'lasts up to four years'


By:  @eagle-averro, 5 days ago
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Latest By:  @badfish, 5 days ago

Peanut allergy treatment 'lasts up to four years' By Katie Silver Health reporter, BBC News Image copyright Thinkstock An oral treatment for peanut allergy is still effective four years after it was administered, a study has found. Children were given a probiotic, with a peanut protein, daily for 18 months. When tested one month later, 80% could tolerate peanuts without any allergic symptoms and after four years, 70% of them were still able to eat... 
 
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The algae that terraformed Earth


By:  @eagle-averro, 5 days ago
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Latest By:  @bob-nelson, 5 days ago

The algae that terraformed Earth By Roland Pease BBC Radio Science Unit   Image copyright Stuart Hay/ANU Image caption The biomolecules were contained in oil extracted from deeply buried rock A planetary takeover by ocean-dwelling algae 650 million years ago was the kick that transformed life on Earth. That's what geochemists argue in Nature this week , on the basis of invisibly small traces of biomolecules dug up from beneath the Australian desert.... 
 
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What are humanity's greatest threats?


By:  @eagle-averro, one week ago
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What are humanity's greatest threats? The ultimate guide to the end of the world      
 
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Trump adviser Steve Bannon dubs white nationalists 'clowns'


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From the section US & Canada Advertisement Trump adviser Steve Bannon dubs white nationalists 'clowns' Image copyright Reuters Image caption Steve Bannon (l), pictured with another key White House figure (r) Jared Kushner, is seen as one of the most influential voices in the Trump administration The chief White House strategist Steve Bannon has attacked white nationalists as "clowns" as the fallout from... 
 
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N Korea leader 'briefed' on Guam plan but opts to wait


By:  @eagle-averro, one week ago
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Asia selected   Advertisement   N Korea leader 'briefed' on Guam plan but opts to wait Image copyright Reuters Image caption North Korean state media released photos of Kim Jong-un apparently reviewing military documents Although prepared for "the enveloping fire at Guam", the North said it would watch what "the foolish Yankees" do before taking a decision. Last week's threat against Guam escalated the sharp rhetoric being... 
 
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Japanese fungus spreading in UK hospitals


By:  @eagle-averro, 5 days ago
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Health       Japanese fungus spreading in UK hospitals 15 August 2017 From the section Health Image copyright Getty Images More than 200 patients in England have been infected or contaminated with a drug-resistant fungus first found in Japan, health officials have confirmed. Hospitals are on the lookout for further cases and are putting in place measures to help control any further spread of the fungus,... 
 
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Radioactive 'pooh sticks' trace carbon's ocean journey By Matt McGrath Environment correspondent   Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Scientists say iodine traces from Sellafield have travelled to the waters off Bermuda Radioactive iodine from nuclear reprocessing plants in the UK and France has been detected deep in the waters near Bermuda. Scientists say the contaminants take a circuitous route travelling via the Arctic Ocean and down past... 
 
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How did 100 children die in this India hospital?


By:  @eagle-averro, 5 days ago
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Asia China India   Advertisement   How did 100 children die in this India hospital?     Image copyright SAMIRATMAJ MISHRA Image caption Eight-day old twins were among the children who died at a public hospital in northern India More than 100 children have died at a public hospital in northern India amid allegations that the oxygen supply was cut over unpaid bills. Authorities continue to deny the charge. BBC Hindi speaks to... 
 
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The monster atomic bomb that was too big to use


By:  @eagle-averro, 6 days ago
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T he atomic bomb too big to use BBC Future 16 August 2017 By Stephen Dowling   The monster atomic bomb that was too big to use  In 1961, the Soviet Union tested a nuclear bomb so powerful that it would have been too big to use in war. And it had far-reaching effects of a very different kind   The secret nuclear bunker built as the UK’s last hope... 
 
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http://bgr.com/2017/08/16/nasa-aliens-news-space-maps/ Humanity’s vigorous drive to find — or be found by — intelligent life outside of Earth could one day lead to our total annihilation, or at least that’s the fear of some in the scientific community. Now, decades after drawing up directions to our planet and sending them into deep space, the creator of the maps is having second thoughts. You might never have heard of Frank Drake, but if aliens come hunting for Earth one day,... 
 
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08/02/17 07:31:08PM @ryarios Gunny brought up a question a few days ago that's kept spinning around in my mind.  That was a question about tactical flashlights.  Now what exactly is a tactical flashlight?  Most people would define one as a flashlight that's much smaller than a normal flashlight but still very bright. OK fine.  That still leaves several designs out there.  Some are hand held, some of gun mounted and some can be converted to work either way.  Some have all... 
 
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