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YouTube Kids Has Videos on How Reptilians Rule the World, Moon Landing Was Fake

(GIZMODO) by Tom McKay – YouTube Kids, the supposedly child-friendly version of YouTube that’s been shown to often play host to troves of slop content and disturbing videos, apparently was showing videos from British conspiracy theorist David Icke,

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New ‘Smart’ Fibers Curb Fires in Lithium-Ion Batteries

(SCIENCE NEWS) – Hoverboards and certain cell phones powered by lithium-ion batteries occasionally go up in flames. Scientists now have a new plan for squelching these fires before they flare

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Quantum Computing Is Real, and D-Wave Just Open-Sourced It

(WIRED) – QUANTUM COMPUTING IS real. But it’s also hard. So hard that only a few developers, usually trained in quantum physics, advanced mathematics, or most likely both, can actually

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This Is the Year Donald Trump Kills Net Neutrality

(WIRED) – 2015 WAS THE year the Federal Communications Commission grew a spine. And 2017 could be the year that spine gets ripped out.  By Klint Finley Over the past

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Goodbye Eye Strain?

(Reuters) –  A new eye massager created in Taiwan promises to help relieve the strain caused by intensive screen use. Sharon Reich reports. It looks like a virtual reality device, but

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In Mapping Eclipses, World’s First Computer Maybe Also Told Fortunes

By Michele Kambas ATHENS (Reuters) – A 2,000-year-old astronomical calculator used by ancient Greeks to chart the movement of the sun, moon and planets may also have had another purpose

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Quantum Satellite Device Tests Technology for Global Quantum Network

(NANOTECH NOW) – With a network that carries information in the quantum properties of single particles, you can create secure keys for secret messaging and potentially connect powerful quantum computers

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Ensuring the Future Affordability of Wind Turbines, Computers and Electric Cars

(ACS) – Technologies from wind turbines to electric vehicles rely on critical materials called rare-earth elements. These elements, though often abundant, can be difficult and increasingly costly to come by.

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Intel Invents the Concept of Mega-Tasking to Sell New 10-Core CPUs

(THE VERGE) – At Computex Taipei today, Intel is introducing its new range of Extreme Edition processors, with the crowning jewel being the company’s first 10-core CPU, the $1,723 Core

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Scientists Create ‘Magnetic Charge Ice’

(SPACE DAILY) – A team of scientists working at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory has created a new material, called “rewritable magnetic charge ice,” that permits

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