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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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Inside Facebook’s First Efforts to Rain Internet from the Sky

(WIRED) – STANDING ON THE roof of the Facebook lab in Woodland Hills, California, I can’t see the airplane I’m looking for. It’s too small and too far away. So

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Red Cross and Partners Installing Record 45,000 Smoke Alarms in Homes Across U.S. in October

(American Red Cross) – WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2016  — The American Red Cross and its partners plan to install a record number of smoke alarms – 45,000 – during the month of

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FBI Finds Hackers Poking Around More Voter Registry Sites

(WIRED) – CONCERN ABOUT POTENTIAL election tampering continued this week. As noted in the roundup below, the FBI found evidence that hackers have been assessing the defenses of voter registries

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Ig Nobel Win for Alpine ‘Goat Man’

(BBC) – A British man who lived in the Alps as a goat for three days has won one of this year’s Ig Nobel prizes. Tom Thwaites had special prostheses

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And the winner of Startup Battlefield at Disrupt SF 2016 is… Mobalytics

(TECH CRUNCH) – At the very beginning, there were 25 startups. After three days of incredibly fierce competition, we now have a winner. Startups participating in the Startup Battlefield have

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This Ink For Artists Is Made From Air Pollution

(GIZMODO) – We’ve been pouring carbon into our atmosphere for over 200 years, with potentially catastrophic consequences for the global climate. Now a start-up venture called Air Ink has found

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Millions of SE Asian Jobs May be Lost to Automation in Next Two Decades: ILO

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – More than half of workers in five Southeast Asian countries are at high risk of losing their jobs to automation in the next two decades, an International

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Governments Must Embrace the Information Age or Risk Becoming Obsolete

(TECH CRUNCH) – Thirty-six years ago, American writer and futurist Alvin Toffler wrote his famous The Third Wave, outlining the inevitable transition from a “Second Wave,” characterized by an industrial

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Facebook and Google Could be Allowed to Award University Degrees

Under proposed changes to the UK’s university education system, companies such as Google and Facebook could be allowed to set up their own academic institutions in the country capable of

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