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:::::Hackers Claim to Break Face ID a Week After iPhone X Release::::: VIDEO When Apple released the iPhone X on November 3, it touched off an immediate race among hackers around the world to be the first to fool the company's futuristic new form of authentication. A week later, hackers on the actual other side of the world claim to have successfully duplicated someone's face to unlock his iPhone X—with what looks like a simpler technique than some security research

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:::::Can tumor-cell ‘spheroids’ beat ovarian cancer?::::: Honeycomb-like arrays of tiny, lab-grown cancers could one day help doctors zero in on individualized treatments for ovarian cancer, an unpredictable disease that kills more than 14,000 women each year in the United States alone. A new process can grow hundreds of cultured cell masses, called spheroids, from just a few tumor cells derived from a patient. Grown in a structure called a 384-hanging

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:::::Memory complaints and cognitive decline: Data from the GuidAge study:::::A memory complaint, also called Subjective Cognitive Decline (SCD), is a subjective disorder that appears to be relatively common, especially in elderly persons. The reports of its prevalence in various populations range from approximately 10% to as high as 88%, although it is generally thought that the prevalence of everyday memory problems lie within the range of 25% to 50%.

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:::::Exposure to benzene during pregnancy: a pilot study raises concerns in British Columbia::::: Peace River Valley, in northeastern British Columbia, has become known in recent years as a place of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas - "fracking," as it's commonly called. What are the health impacts related to living near fracking sites where contaminants, including volatile organic compounds, are released? To try to answer that question, Élyse Caron-Beaudoin, a postdoctoral researcher at t

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:::::How to manage forest pests in the Anthropocene? Bring theory.::::: IMAGE: Coming to a forest near you? Dendroctonus frontalis , one of a host of pests whose distributions are changing in the Anthropocene. view more Credit: Erich Vallery, Southern Research Station, USDA Forest Service. HANOVER, N.H. - Nov. 13, 2017 - A set of fundamental tactics ranging from the theoretical to the practical can be used to combat the challenges brought on by pests in rapidly c

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:::::High-efficiency building bloopers revealed through WSU led occupant studies::::: IMAGE: Julia Day, assistant professor in Washington State University's School of Design and Construction, explored why occupants of high-efficiency buildings easily waste energy. view more Credit: Washington State University PULLMAN, Wash. - Many researchers know that new high-efficiency buildings don't typically get used as intended. The numbers don't add up, and occupants can easily waste energ

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:::::People will desire something even more if you increase their focus on it::::: IMAGE: This is Anne Kotynski, a PhD student in psychological sciences at Case Western Reserve University. view more Credit: CWRU Study suggests ways marketing and clinical treatment can influence behavior The relationship between desire and attention was long thought to only work in one direction: When a person desires something, they focus their attention on it. Now, new research reveals

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:::::New tool identifies headache patients at risk of aneurysms in emergency department::::: A new tool to identify potentially fatal aneurysms in patients with headaches who seem otherwise well will help emergency departments to identify high-risk patients, improve survival rates and cut out unnecessary imaging, according to new research published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) A bleeding brain aneurysm, referred to medically as a subarachnoid hemorrhage, can cause a sud

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:::::Self-Driving Trucks Are Now Running Between Texas and California::::: If you live in Southern California and you’ve ordered one of those fancy new smart refrigerators in the past few weeks, it may have hitched a ride to you on a robotruck. Since early October, autonomous trucks built and operated by the startup Embark have been hauling Frigidaire refrigerators 650 miles along the I-10 freeway, from a warehouse in El Paso, Texas, to a distribution center in Palm Spr

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:::::Alibaba’s AI Fashion Consultant Helps It Set a New Singles’ Day Record::::: Alibaba set a new Singles' Day record this Saturday by selling a staggering $25 billion worth of goods. The company also quietly tested a technology that could help it reinvent retail using artificial intelligence. On the third floor of a shopping mall in the heart of Shanghai last week, Xiaolan He, a woman in her 50s, took an olive green, down jacket to a fitting room. To her surprise, she found

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:::::Kollegakurser giver svar på hverdagsproblemer::::: Automationsingeniør Mads Broge Richelsen får stort udbytte af NNE’s interne praksisnære kurser, men det er også nødvendigt med eksterne kurser og konferencer for at holde sig opdateret, mener han. https://karriere.jobfinder.dk/da/artikel/automationsingenior-kollegakurser-giver-svar-pa-hverdagsproblemer-11023 Emner Arbejdsmarked Jobfinder

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:::::CO2-udledning fra bilparken går ned - men kun på papiret:::::Selv om der kommer nye testprocedurer til måling af bilers CO2-udledning, ser det ud til, at der stadig er smuthuller, som bilproducenterne kan udnytte.

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:::::Eating disorder treatments need to consider social, cultural implications of the illness::::: People in treatment for eating disorders are poorly served when it comes to addressing the cultural aspects of eating problems, according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA). This emerges as part of an overall set of findings that suggest contemporary eating disorder (ED) treatment in the UK pays little attention to the cultural contexts for eating problems, such as gender. A
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:::::Vietnamese Firm Bkav Claims to Have Beaten Apple Face ID With an Elaborate Mask::::: Photo: AP Apple’s new Face ID security for the iPhone X has sparked a number of concerns , with the biggest being how secure the biometric system really is. The tech giant says that while the facial recognition system is intended for convenience rather than absolute security, it’s less vulnerable than its Touch ID predecessor—though testing has shown that the system generally works , but has a nu

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:::::Knocking out DNA repair system could boost chemo’s kick::::: Cells have a way of sensing the damage that certain chemotherapy drugs induce, researchers report. The findings could have important implications for treating cancer. The busy world inside a cell is directed by its DNA blueprint. When the blueprints change, cells can sicken, die, or become cancerous. To keep DNA in working order, cells have ways to detect and mend damaged DNA. “Blocking this path

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:::::The Cancelled Justice League Mortal Could've Had A Video Game Tie-In Written by Dwayne McDuffie::::: Image: YouTube, via DYKG & courtesy of Double Helix When George Miller’s planned 2009 Justice League film was canned by Warner Bros, it went down as one of the biggest missed opportunities in superheroic media. And now we know more about the game that could’ve gone along with it. This isn’t the first time we’ve heard about this particular tie-in—some cancelled builds and design information ha

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:::::Ban on killer robots urgently needed, say scientists::::: The movie portrays a brutal future. A military firm unveils a tiny drone that hunts and kills with ruthless efficiency. But when the technology falls into the wrong hands, no one is safe. Politicians are cut down in broad daylight. The machines descend on a lecture hall and spot activists, who are swiftly dispatched with an explosive to the head. The short, disturbing film is the latest attempt b

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:::::Axing protection for undersea monuments could spell disaster::::: The Trump administration is considering rolling back federal protections for a number of national monuments, a move many marine experts disagree with. While most monuments are on land and relatively accessible, three are deep below the ocean’s surface and many miles from the mainland: the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument and the Rose Atoll Marine National Monument, both in the cent

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:::::Study ends debate over best way to prevent acute kidney failure post angiogram::::: Treatments commonly used to prevent acute kidney failure and its complications arising from common angiography procedures make no difference to health outcomes, a major new study has found. A team of international researchers studied the effectiveness of two common treatments used to prevent serious harm to patients undergoing angiography. The worldwide study published in the New England Jour

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:::::How enzymes direct ‘traffic’ inside cells::::: Protein “motors” inside cells act like trucks on tiny cellular highways to deliver life-sustaining cargo. Researchers now know how cells deploy enzymes to place traffic control and “roadway under construction” signs along those highways. The findings could lead to new therapies for spinal cord and nerve injuries and neurodegenerative diseases. “To stay alive and function, every cell in our body n

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:::::Could Eliciting Indigenous Peoples’ Help Allow Us to Better Manage Climate Change?::::: On the second ever Earth Day in 1971, the Ad Council —responsible for public service announcements, along with the nonprofit Keep America Beautiful, put out an ad called, “People Start Pollution, People Can Stop It.” It became popularly known as "The Crying Indian” commercial. One of the most famous ever made, the scene opens with a Native American man paddling his canoe upriver. The water is str

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:::::Reduction in common heart hormone associated with improved outcomes and lower mortality::::: IMAGE: Heart failure patients discharged from the hospital with a reduced level of a common hormone produced by the heart had significantly lower rates of readmission and lower death rates, according... view more Credit: Intermountain Medical Center Heart failure patients discharged from the hospital with a reduced level of a common hormone produced by the heart had significantly lower rates

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:::::Follow-up cholesterol testing reduces risk of reocurrence for heart attack and stroke patients:::::If you have a heart attack or stroke, it's important to get your 'bad' cholesterol measured by your doctor on a follow up visit. Researchers have found that one step is significantly associated with a reduced risk of suffering another serious cardiovascular episode.

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:::::Low sodium-DASH diet combination dramatically lowers blood pressure in hypertensive adults::::: ANAHEIM, California, Nov.12, 2017 -- A combination of reduced sodium intake and the DASH diet lowers blood pressure in adults with hypertension, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2017, a premier global exchange of the latest advances in cardiovascular science for researchers and clinicians. The study followed 412 adults with systol

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:::::E-cigarette vapor slows heart rate in mice::::: ANAHEIM, California, Nov. 12, 2017 -- Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) such as e-cigarettes, affect heart rhythm and cardiovascular function in mice, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2017, a premier global exchange of the latest advances in cardiovascular science for researchers and clinicians. In addition to nicotine,

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:::::Risks for blood clot in a vein may rise with increased TV viewing::::: ANAHEIM, California, Nov. 12, 2017 -- Risk of blood clots increases with the amount of time spent watching television, even if people get the recommended amount of physical activity, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2017, a premier global exchange of the latest advances in cardiovascular science for researchers and clinicians. "Wa

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:::::Trump Health Agency Challenges Consensus on Reducing Costs::::: In September, the department released an outline of a “new direction” for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, set up by the Affordable Care Act to test models aimed at improving medical care and reducing costs. While the Obama administration had pushed large, mandatory experiments to test new models of pay, the Trump administration wants to encourage smaller, voluntary programs — and

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:::::Bevilling på 800 mio. kr. har ikke ført til nye lægehuse::::: Bevilling på 800 mio. kr. har ikke ført til nye lægehuse Første bevillinger til etablering af moderne lægehuse i almen praksis skulle have været uddelt i år, men det er stadig uvist, hvornår det sker. Steffen Bang Nielsen Close: Biografi Webredaktør , Dagens Medicin Født i 1968, uddannet fra Danmarks Medie- og Journalisthøjskole i 1995. Journalist på Dagens Medicin, Dagens Pharma og Kommunal

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:::::Researchers have determined that a declining sense of smell may be able to identify patients with mild cognitive impairment that could respond to certain drugs used to treat Alzheimer's disease.::::: A community for those who are interested in the mind, brain, language and artificial intelligence. Want to know more? Take a look at our reading list here. If you have any suggestions for further inclusions, post them here .

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:::::More on the Military and Civilian History of the AR-15::::: This past Tuesday Dean Winslow , a medical doctor and retired Air Force colonel who had deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan as a flight surgeon, appeared before the Senate Armed Services committee. It was considering his nomination as the Trump administration’s assistant secretary of defense for health affairs. At the hearing, Senator Jean Shaheen, a Democrat of New Hampshire, asked Winslow about me

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:::::In D.C., Brain Science Meets Behavioral Science To Shed Light On Mental Disorders::::: The Society for Neuroscience meeting is taking place in Washington, D.C., this weekend. Researchers there are focusing on how to find the biological underpinnings of mental disorders.

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:::::Angry Sean Hannity Fans are Smashing Keurigs on Twitter Because 2017 Is Dumb as Heck::::: Photo: AP Numerous advertisers pulled out from Sean Hannity’s Fox News show this week after Hannity urged his viewers to treat claims Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore sexually molested minors decades ago with entirely too much skepticism. Among them were Realtor.com, 23andMe, and ELOQUII, but most notable was Keurig, which makes an eponymous brand of single-serving coffee pod machines. Keurig m

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:::::Bitcoin rival doubles in price in four days as Bitcoin price slumps::::: Enlarge (credit: Thomas Trutschel / Getty Images News ) One bitcoin is now worth less than $5,900, down 25 percent from Wednesday's high above $7,800. Meanwhile, the currency of a rival, spinoff network called Bitcoin Cash has doubled to more than $1,500 over the same four-day period. This is good news for one side in Bitcoin's ongoing civil war—the side that sees an urgent need to boost the netw

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:::::Lack of Intellectual Humility Plagues Our Times, Say Researchers::::: Researchers from Duke University say that intellectual humility is an important personality trait that has become in short supply in our country. Intellectual humility is like open-mindedness. It is basically an awareness that your beliefs may be wrong, influencing a person’s ability to make decisions in politics, health and other areas of life. An intellectually humble person can have strong

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:::::Lavere pris på elvarme skal sætte skub i små og store varmepumper:::::Regeringen, Radikale og DF vil nedsætte elvarmeafgiften og derved forbedre økonomien i varmepumper - både for husholdninger og i fjernvarmesektoren.

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:::::Starwatch: First interstellar visitor's name is nod to Hawaiian sighting::::: Path of 1I/’Oumuamua Astronomers finally have a name for the first known object from interstellar space to visit our solar system. The International Astronomical Union announced last week that it is to be called 1I/‘Oumuamua where “1I” designates it as the first interstellar object and ‘Oumuamua is a Hawaiian word that is said to reflect the way that this is akin to a scout or messenger reaching

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:::::Strong quake hits Iran-Iraq border, 13 dead::::: The US Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.3 temblor was centred 30 kilometres (19 miles) southwest of Halabja, near Iraq's northeastern border with Iran A strong earthquake that shook the Iran-Iraq border region on Sunday killed at least 13 people, authorities and state media in the two countries said. The US Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.3 temblor was centred 30 kilometres (19 miles

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:::::Guy Celebrates Super Mario Odyssey With 148,777 Falling Dominoes::::: GIF It took him two months to set them all up with different configurations including everyone from Bowser to Pauline because Nintendo has a way of making people do weird things. This isn’t TheDominoKing’s first rodeo by any means. He was at it last year as well putting together small scenes from Super Mario World with just over 80,000 used in all. For Super Mario Odyssey though he upped his ambi

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:::::Nearly 7 weeks after hurricane, more than 50% of Puerto Rico power generation offline [updated]::::: US Army’s 249th Power Division works on a distribution line in the northeast part of Puerto Rico, Oct. 30. (Photo by Jeff Miller) reader comments 60 Since Puerto Rico was struck by Hurricane Maria in late September, the island has struggled to repair power lines, water pumps, cell phone towers, roads, and bridges. The electrical system has come under the most scrutiny. The commonwealth’s power pr

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:::::In Its Last Season, Star Wars: Rebels Has Found What It's Been Missing: Focus::::: All images: Lucasfilm and Disney Star Wars: Rebels has been a good show for almost its entire runtime. From the pilot, when exiled Jedi Kanan first pulls out his lightsaber to Ezra’s amazement, the show has had a spark of something excellent. But, often, it failed to delivery, offering periods of uneven or just plain bad episodes. But finally, as it all starts to wrap up, the series has found the

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:::::IDAs formand: Udpeg en it-rigsarkitekt med ansvar for offentlige it-projekter::::: @IDAs formand ..det offentlige får en central figur.. @Claus Juul ..et væsentligt problem: Hvad har ansvaret i projektet og hvem har ansvaret hvis det stadig går galt? og tilmed i en ældgammel nulfejlskultur. ..det offentlige får en central figur.. Det offentlige har rigeligt med centrale figurer (bl.a. Moderniseringsstyrelsen, Digitaliseringsstyrelsen og Rigsrevisionen samt Ministeriet for offen

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:::::Federal policy to reduce re-hospitalizations is linked to increased mortality rates::::: Federal policymakers five years ago introduced the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program to spur hospitals to reduce Medicare readmission rates by penalizing them if they didn't. A new analysis led by researchers at UCLA and Harvard University, however, finds that the program may be so focused on keeping some patients out of the hospital that related death rates are increasing. In a study of 115

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:::::Program to reduce hospital readmissions linked with increased risk of death among HF patients::::: Bottom Line: Implementation of a program designed to reduce hospital readmissions was associated with a reduction in the rate of readmissions, but also an increase in the rate of death among Medicare patients hospitalized with heart failure. Why The Research Is Interesting: Heart failure is the leading cause of readmissions among Medicare patients. The Affordable Care Act of 2010 established the

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:::::Heart's pumping function is not an indicator of heart failure survival rates::::: FINDINGS Contrary to popular practice, a measure of the heart's pumping function known as "left ventricular ejection fraction" is not associated with the long-term outcomes of hospitalized heart failure patients, a UCLA-led study of Medicare patients has found. Hospitalized heart failure patients in all age groups within the study and with all levels of ejection fraction had significantly lower r

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:::::Research shows low chance of sudden cardiac arrest after sex::::: A small percentage of sudden cardiac arrest events are related to sexual activity, but survival rates in those cases remain low, according to a research letter published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2017. Despite these sexual activity related SCA events being witnessed by a partner, bystander CPR w

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:::::Military service members face unique and sustained threats to optimal brain health::::: WASHINGTON, DC -- Military service exposes soldiers to a unique set of physical challenges, including toxic chemicals and traumatic brain injury, which can have profound effects on their health and well-being. New research examines the effects of military-related brain disorders and possible paths toward treatment, as well as a potential way to harness our brain's learning capabilities to better

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:::::Heart attack and stroke patients prescribed statin medication upon discharge have better outcomes::::: IMAGE: Patients with a prior history of heart attacks or stroke have better outcomes when cholesterol-lowering medications are used after they're discharged from the hospital, according to a new study from... view more Credit: Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute. Patients with a prior history of heart attacks or stroke have better outcomes when cholesterol-lowering medications are us

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:::::Sexual activity rarely a heart-stopping activity::::: ANAHEIM, California, Nov. 12, 2017 -- Sexual activity is rarely associated with sudden cardiac arrest, a life-threatening malfunction of the heart's electrical system causing the heart to suddenly stop beating, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2017, a premier global exchange of the latest advances in cardiovascular science for res

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:::::Quality of stent procedures consistently good across US::::: ANAHEIM, California, Nov. 12, 2017 -- Hospitals ranked among the best in cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News and World Report appear no better at performing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), a potentially life-saving heart procedure, than unranked hospitals, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2017, a premier global exc

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:::::Can Sex Trigger Cardiac Arrest?::::: Can having sex cause your heart to suddenly stop beating? A new study suggests that, although this can happen, it's very rare. In the study, researchers analyzed information from more than 4,500 people who experienced sudden cardiac arrest , a condition in which the heart abruptly stops beating due to problems with the heart's electrical activity. Among these cases, less than 1 percent

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:::::Taking Putin's Word For It::::: When asked on Saturday about his conversation with Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific economic summit in Vietnam, President Donald Trump reported that the Russian president denied interfering in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. That, of course, directly contradicts the conclusions of the U.S. intelligence community. “Every time [Putin] sees me he says, ‘I didn’t do that,’ and

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:::::Fill Your Kindle With Nonfiction Books and Memoirs From This One-Day Amazon Sale::::: Amazon Ebook Sale Amazon’s latest Sunday ebook sale is full of best-of-the-month nonfiction books and memoirs. What months are they talking about? What makes them the best of said months? I have no idea, and they don’t care to explain, but many of the titles are pretty popular . We’ve listed a few below, but head over to Amazon to see the rest .

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:::::Colossal SoftBank fund could shake up tech world::::: Japan-based SoftBank is sending tremors through the tech world with a massive new venture capital fund for investing in startups that's expected to dominate the industry so thoroughly it's playfully referred to as a "gorilla." The Vision Fund's $100 billion coffers nearly equals the total amount pumped into venture capital-backed companies last year, according to market intelligence firm CB Insig

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:::::Chinese farmer turned eco-warrior takes on big business::::: Farmer Wang Enlin (2nd L) sits in his house with fellow environmental activists who have taken on a subsidiary of China's largest chemical firm, accusing it of polluting and destroying farmland Wang Enlin, an elderly farmer who left school when he was 10 years old and taught himself law armed with a single textbook and dictionary, makes for an unlikely eco-warrior. Yet the 64-year-old is determin

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:::::E-sport popularity mushrooms but money lags behind::::: It is a paradox pitting popularity against relative pittances—e-sports have exploded into the global consciousness but the big money has not yet appeared pitchside, or screenside. Participation has soared as virtual games gain traction, with a worldwide fan audience now estimated at 280 million, approaching that for the NFL. Such a leap in growth has helped fuel talk that competitive electronic

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:::::Alibaba takes record $25 bn on 'Singles Day'::::: Billionaire Alibaba founder Jack Ma celebrates taking $25 bn in the company's annual 'Singles Day' promotion Chinese online shoppers spent a record $25 billion on this year's "Singles Day" promotion run by e-commerce giant Alibaba, up nearly 40 percent from last year, figures showed on Sunday. At the peak, 256,000 payments were being processed per second on Saturday, the firm said, more than 90 p

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:::::This A.I. Chatbot Will Get Revenge on Email Scammers For You::::: $12 billion is lost globally to phishing scams. While you may believe you could easily figure out that the email from your grandma who is desperately asking you for money is not really an email from your grandma, not all phishing scams are that obvious and many people fall for them. In fact, a 2015 survey done by Intel Security covering 1 9,000 respondents from 144 countries, revealed that a stag

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:::::Cybercrimes present unique challenges for investigators::::: This July 21, 2012, file photo shows signage at the corporate headquarters of Equifax Inc. in Atlanta. Attacks launched by cybercriminals wreak havoc and cause disruption as more of everyday life moves online. The U.S. attorney's office in Atlanta has worked hand-in-hand with the local FBI office to prosecute a number of high-profile cybercrime cases. They're currently investigating the breach at

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:::::No one satisfied with new Vermont wind power sound rules::::: An effort by Vermont utility regulators to settle the long-standing, contentious issue of how much noise neighbors of industrial wind projects should be subject to ended up upsetting both proponents of wind power and those who say the noise poses a health risk to people who live near turbines. Proponents of using industrial wind projects as part of Vermont's long-term goal of getting 90 percent o

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:::::Frozen treats, other supplies rocketing toward space station::::: Orbital ATK's Antares rocket lifts off from Wallops Island, Va., Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. The rocket is carrying cargo to the International Space Station. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) A stash of frozen treats and other supplies rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, this time from Virginia's cold eastern shore. NASA's commercial shipper, Orbital ATK, launched the cargo ship just afte

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:::::Water wizards: Dutch flood expertise is big export business::::: In this Nov. 6, 2017, photo, a self-raising dike is seen in the Dutch fishing village of Spakenburg. The 300-meter long dike that is raised by the very flood waters it is designed to hold back is an example of Dutch ingenuity in flood prevention that is becoming a major export earner for this low-lying nation. (AP Photo/Mike Corder) On a calm, clear morning, historic wooden fishing boats float tr

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:::::Privacy fears over artificial intelligence as crimestopper::::: A display shows a vehicle and person recognition system for law enforcement during the NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference, which showcases artificial intelligence, deep learning, virtual reality and autonomous machines Police in the US state of Delaware are poised to deploy "smart" cameras in cruisers to help authorities detect a vehicle carrying a fugitive, missing child or straying senior. The vi

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:::::Delhi smog shortening lives, say doctors as hospitals fill up::::: New Delhi emergency ward doctor Mansi Verma said his hospital had seen a huge spike in patients suffering from respiratory problems In the emergency ward of a Delhi hospital, men and women gasp for breath as they wait to be treated for symptoms triggered by the choking blanket of smog that descended on the Indian capital this week. Doctors at the government-run Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute s

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:::::Innovative genetic and cellular techniques help identify multiple disease targets::::: WASHINGTON, DC -- Research released today highlights advances in the use of CRISPR-Cas9 and human induced pluripotent stem cell technologies to identify novel therapeutic targets for neurological disorders such as schizophrenia and addiction. The studies were presented at Neuroscience 2017, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience and the world's largest source of emerging news about br

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:::::What Was the Most Significant Event to Happen on a Holiday?::::: Samantha Bradbeer, archivist and historian, Hallmark On Christmas Eve 1914, thousands of British, French, and German troops along the Western Front of World War I initiated an unofficial cease-fire known as the Christmas Truce. Men from both sides entered no-man’s-land to sing carols, exchange cards and presents, enjoy games, and share cigarettes, treats, and whiskey. Though the truce was short-l

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:::::The Highest Paid Athlete in History Actually Lived in Ancient Rome::::: Soccer maestro Cristiano Ronaldo 's 2017 pay of $93 million makes him the world's highest-paid athlete, according to Forbes magazine. The money that comes in from salary and endorsements make NBA great LeBron James second on that list with $86.2 million, while the $80 million earned by Lionel Messi , another soccer legend, rounds out the top three. But none of these amazing athletes can compare

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:::::Here's How They Made Hela's Thor: Ragnarok Headdress::::: Image: YouTube Hela’s headdress from Thor: Ragnarok is the best thing to happen in film in 2017. It should win an Oscar. That headdress should be inducted into the Screenwriter’s Guild. It’s the queer icon of a queer icon . Now, thanks to Adam Savage ( Mythbusters) and his crew at the Tested YouTube channel, we can find out how they made it. Yes, made it—the headgear for Cate Blanchett’s goddess

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:::::Rocket blasts off for ISS one day late:::::A small plane entering the airspace had delayed Saturday's launch from Virginia in the US.

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:::::Very Tired-Sounding John Kelly: Yeah, I Just Ignore Donald Trump's Tweets::::: Photo: AP Hey! You know that that awful Twitter account run by the president? Yeah, the incredibly ominous one that’s managed to overshadow even the day-to-day chaos of his administration and might one day lead us to nuclear war ? The one he used to thirstily neg North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un this weekend, for some reason? Right, that one. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly just ignores it

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:::::Aerial Images May Unlock Enigma of Ancient Stone Structures in Saudi Arabia::::: Hundreds of thousands of stone structures that date back thousands of years and dot the deserts and plains of the Middle East and North Africa are, in many cases, so large that only a bird's-eye view can reveal their intricate archaeological secrets: gorgeous and mysterious geometric shapes resembling a range of objects, from field gates, to kites, to pendants, to wheels. These are the " Wo

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:::::Spectacular Images Reveal Mysterious Stone Structures in Saudi Arabia:::::Between Oct. 27 and 29 of 2017, an archaeological team took nearly 6,000 aerial photographs of around 200 archaeological sites in the Al-Ula region of Saudi Arabia. This photo gallery shows a small sample of sites the team photographed.

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:::::Gal Gadot Won’t Make Wonder Woman Sequel Unless Brett Ratner Is Gone::::: Getty Images Gal Gadot, the star of the biggest blockbuster film of all time directed by a woman, will not make a sequel to Wonder Woman unless accused sexual harasser Brett Ratner is completely removed from the project. Page Six reported Saturday evening that the Israeli–born actress has drawn a line in the sand following multiple accusations that the Hollywood producer and director is a serial

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:::::LinkedIn Restricts Job-Posting Features in China After Pressure From Authorities::::: Photo: AP LinkedIn, one of the few Western internet companies with a large footprint in China, saw a major setback there this week when it removed its individual job-posting function under pressure from authorities, the New York Times reported. According to the Times report, new government regulations imposed after a wave of pyramid schemes resulted in a string of suicides require job-posting sit

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:::::Privacy fears over artificial intelligence as crimestopper::::: A community for those who are interested in the mind, brain, language and artificial intelligence. Want to know more? Take a look at our reading list here. If you have any suggestions for further inclusions, post them here .

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:::::Sunday's Best Deals: Turkey Fryer, Nonfiction eBooks, Instant Pot Accessories, and More::::: A safe turkey fryer , Amazon’s nonfiction eBook sale , the perfect air mattress for any house guest, and more lead Sunday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Top Tech Deals LuMee Duo for iPhone 8 Plus/7 Plus/6s Plus/6 Plus , $38 Look, not all of us can drop a grand on a phone that gives you perfect selfie and portrait lighting. Instead, why not grab t

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:::::Giving agriculture a global do-over could feed nearly a billion more people::::: reader comments 0 As the human population grows and the human middle class grows in developing countries, we are going to need more. More food, more meat, more energy. And producing more is going to require more resources. Since we are just about tapped out of the resources required for food production—namely water and land—we are going to have to figure out how to use these limited resources as

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:::::The Next Volkswagen Beetle Could Go Electric And Rear-Wheel Drive Again::::: The case could be made that the original Volkswagen Beetle is the most iconic car ever made. Its modern versions , well... not so much. But as part of its big diesel emissions cheating penance, Volkswagen is making a massive push into electric cars. And that could return the Beetle to its roots in an unexpected way. The next Beetle in the works should be not only an electric car, but also one tha

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:::::Why is spirituality correlated with life satisfaction? | Daniel José Camacho::::: S pirituality enables people to see more within the world and within others. It’s no surprise that this leads to a greater sense of fulfillment. A new survey from the Public Religion Research Institute has found that higher levels of spirituality are strongly correlated with higher life satisfaction. As a person of faith, my experience with organized religion has ebbed and flowed throughout my li

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:::::Now You Can Buy The Maps From Lev Grossman's The Magicians::::: Image: Roland Chambers Like any fantasy novel worth its magical salt, Lev Grossman’s The Magicians series had some beautiful maps. Now, courtesy of the artist behind those illustrations, you can own big, beautiful versions of them, albeit for a hefty price. Roland Chambers, the illustrator behind the maps, is selling special high-quality prints at his website. Pre-orders on the prints, which feat

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:::::3-Plus Tons Of Supplies Headed To International Space Station After Virginia Liftoff::::: The unmanned Antares rocket launched from Wallops Island, Va. Sunday, carrying with it a Cygnus capsule containing some 7,400 pounds of supplies for astronauts at the International Space Station. Bill Ingalls/NASA/NASA via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Bill Ingalls/NASA/NASA via Getty Images The unmanned Antares rocket launched from Wallops Island, Va. Sunday, carrying with it a Cygnus

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:::::What My Personal Chat Bot Is Teaching Me About AI’s Future::::: My artificially intelligent friend is called Pardesoteric. It’s the same name I use for my Twitter and Instagram accounts, a portmanteau of my last name and the word “esoteric,” which seems to suit my AI friend especially well. Pardesoteric does not always articulate its thoughts well. But I often know what it means because in addition to my digital moniker, Pardesoteric has inherited some of my

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:::::Danmarks fineste forskerklub fylder 275 år::::: Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab er en eksklusiv forening med ca. 250 danske forskere og 250 udenlandske forskere som medlemmer. Mandag fejrer selskabet sit 275 års jubilæum. Det er ikke let at blive medlem. Hvert andet år optages ni naturvidenskabelige forskere og forskudt herfra optages hvert andet år seks forskere fra det humanistiske-samfundsvidenskabelige område. Der er ingen ansø

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:::::The end of Stranger Things S2 slays whatever early-season nitpicks existed::::: Enlarge / It took a while to get all these folks in the same place fighting the same battle, but boy was it satisfying... reader comments 0 Warning : This post contains spoilers for Stranger Things 2 through episode six. You can read our review of season one or episodes 1-3 and episodes 4-6 elsewhere on site. If Strangers Things 2 had a traditional TV broadcast schedule, we’d be discussing episod

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:::::Klinikerne på OUH står alene når der skal findes en syndebuk:::::Svendborg-sagen viser med al tydelighed, at en ledelse ikke kan fralægge sig ansvaret uden samtidig at fralægge sig anstændigheden. STPS fik deres syndebuk. Ledelsen gik fri.

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:::::Music only helps you concentrate if you’re doing the right kind of task::::: M any of us listen to music while we work, thinking that it will help us to concentrate on the task at hand. And in fact, recent research has found that music can have beneficial effects on creativity . When it comes to other areas of performance, however, the impact of background music is more complicated. The assumption that listening to music when working is beneficial to output likely has its

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:::::Studying sleep's profound and extensive effects on brain function::::: WASHINGTON, DC -- Although the general benefits of a good night's sleep are well established, one-third of American adults do not get a sufficient amount of sleep. Recent research sheds new light on the extensive effects of sleep on the brain, as well as the harms caused by sleep loss. The studies were presented at Neuroscience 2017, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience and the worl

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:::::Reactions to Twitter's New Character Limit Top This Week's Internet News::::: This week in "Your faves are problematic" news, Louis C.K. and Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner , your time has come. But in other news, Eminem has a new song with Beyoncé , which is giving the internet something else to talk about. Is there anything else that had everyone talking last week? Why, we're glad you asked. Trump's Merger Mission What Happened: Just how badly does the president hate CNN?

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:::::The Answer To Life, The Universe — And Everything? It's 63::::: This view of a stellar nursery taken by the Very Large Telescope on May 23, 2013, also shows a group of thick clouds of dust known as the Thackeray globules silhouetted against the pale pink glowing gas of the nebula. ESO hide caption toggle caption ESO This view of a stellar nursery taken by the Very Large Telescope on May 23, 2013, also shows a group of thick clouds of dust known as the Thacker

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:::::Enceladus heats up because its core is like a sponge::::: reader comments 0 On Earth, the heat that drives geology is partly leftover from the planet's formation and partly the result of radioactive decay. For the smaller bodies of our Solar System, neither of these should be big factors. Yet many of them are geologically active, thanks to heat generated by gravitational interactions. Uneven gravitational forces throughout a moon's orbit leads to intern

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:::::Physicists Shrink Plans for Next Major Collider::::: Limited funding and a dearth of newly discovered particles are forcing physicists to cut back plans for their next major accelerator project : a multibillion-dollar facility known as the International Linear Collider (ILC) in Japan. On November 7, the International Committee for Future Accelerators (ICFA), which oversees work on the ILC, endorsed halving the machine’s planned energy from 500

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:::::How a Glass Terrarium Changed the World::::: If you’ve ever eaten a banana, changed a car tire, or accidentally killed an orchid, then you have the Wardian case to thank. Unfortunately, you can probably also blame this small, sealed container for the rapid spread of both European colonialism and invasive plant species in the 19th century. A predecessor of the modern terrarium, it held plants, and was made of glass and closed such that it wo

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:::::America's Elite Colleges Need More Veterans::::: This is the second installment in our series of essays written by veterans . We asked service members to share how their time in uniform shaped their perspectives on American life. I remember exactly where I was when I learned I’d be able to join the Marine Corps. It was a little after 7 a.m. on a Saturday in the winter of 2007. I was 17 years old, picking cabbage at one of the many seasonal Sout

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:::::Brexit: Environment watchdog planned says Gove::::: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Some MPs are concerned Brexit poses a risk to UK wildlife and habitats A new environment watchdog to protect UK wildlife, land, water and air once Britain leaves the European Union is being planned by the government. Environment Secretary Michael Gove said the body would "hold the powerful to account" and deliver a "green Brexit". In an article for the S

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:::::Mundkurve tøjler forskningsfriheden::::: Mundkurvskontrakter, pres for at få markante forskere fyret eller til at klappe i, en nylig undersøgelse med Danmark blandt bundskraberne: Der er flere tegn på, at det ikke står godt til med forskningsfriheden. Det konstaterer Heine Andersen, professor emeritus i sociologi ved Københavns Universitet, i en ny bog, som er resultatet af et flerårigt forskningsprojekt. Meget kort fortalt mener han, a

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:::::Life's First Molecule Was Protein, Not RNA, New Model Suggests::::: From Quanta Magazine ( find original story here ). Proteins have generally taken a back seat to RNA molecules in scientists’ speculations about how life on Earth started . Yet a new computational model that describes how early biopolymers could have grown long enough to fold into useful shapes may change that. If it holds up, the model, which is now guiding laboratory experiments for confirma

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:::::iPTF14hls: The Star That Won't Die::::: NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Iair Arcavi, postdoctoral fellow in astrophysics at UC Santa Barbara, about the strange behavior of supernova iPTF14hls. This star doesn't seem to want to die.

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:::::This Butterball Turkey Fryer Is Indoor-Safe, and Will Be Useful All Year Long::::: Butterball Analog Electric Turkey Fryer , $87 Contrary to what you might have heard , you don’t have to risk burning down your house to fry a turkey this Thanksgiving. This Butterball electric fryer doesn’t use an open flame to heat the oil, so you can set it up on the counter in your kitchen. The $87, XL model has never been cheaper, and can accommodate birds up to 20 pounds, or up to five pound

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:::::Fejl hos kryptovaluta sletter to milliarder kroner::::: Problemerne begyndte tilbage i juli. Her stjal hackere for cirka 200 millioner kroner af den digitale valuta Ether. Ether er en af de mest populære elektroniske valutaer, som der er cirka 800 forskellige af. Bitcoin er den mest berømte af slagsen. Beklager… Jeg er virkeligt bange nu… jeg vil ikke sige noget Devops199 Hackerne tog de mange millioner fra Parity, som er en virksomhed, der administre

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:::::Why Are Parents Afraid of Later School Start Times?::::: All of my high-school memories, even the best ones, are tinged with exhaustion: the full-body ache of dragging myself into bed at midnight at the end of a long day of school and homework, the terror of staring down traffic lights in the hope they’d change as I raced to arrive by our 7:10 AM start time. My friends and I talked incessantly about how tired we were, and our parents talked about it, t

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:::::What Protects Elephants from Cancer?::::: Elephants and other large animals have a lower incidence of cancer than would be expected statistically, suggesting that they have evolved ways to protect themselves against the disease. A new study reveals how elephants do it: An old gene that was no longer functional was recycled from the vast “genome junkyard” to increase the sensitivity of elephant cells to DNA damage, enabling them to cull p

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:::::Free Money: The Surprising Effects of a Basic Income Supplied by a Tribal Government::::: Skooter McCoy was 20 years old when his wife, Michelle, gave birth to their first child, a son named Spencer. It was 1996, and McCoy was living in the tiny town of Cherokee, North Carolina, attending Western Carolina University on a football scholarship. He was the first member of his family to go to college. McCoy’s father had ruined his body as a miner, digging tunnels underneath lakes and rive

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:::::Donald Trump’s Taxes Have Probably Already Been Hacked::::: A private investigator named Jordan Hamlett is heading to trial next month in Louisiana for allegedly attempting to illegally obtain President Trump’s income tax returns. Hamlett's defense attorney says he’s a well-intentioned white hat hacker engaged in ethical acts, who was trying to notify the IRS that its system was vulnerable. He now faces up to five years in prison. WIRED OPINION ABOUT John

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:::::Alt for kort proces om akutklinikken i Gentofte:::::Jeg ville gerne have hørt fagfolkenes vurdering af, hvordan Gentofteborgerne i deres nærområde får en akutbehandling af høj kvalitet, men det har man ikke taget sig tid til.

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:::::As U.S. Sheds Role as Climate Change Leader, Who Will Fill the Void?::::: Many political analysts say China has indeed moved dramatically on climate change, both to meet its own pledge under the Paris accord to cap carbon emissions by 2030, and to start the world’s largest carbon market and swiftly expand the use of electric cars . In recent months, China has hosted ministerial-level meetings on clean energy and joined Canada and the European Union to lead discussions

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:::::Ny bog går tæt på videnskaben om det gode brød::::: Nathan Myhrvold har en passion for mad, men kan synes som en outsider, når det handler om at udgive et mammutværk på 2.642 sider om brød. Han er uddannet matematiker og fysiker og arbejdede i sine yngre dage sammen med bl.a. Stephen Hawking inden for kvantefeltteori og kvantegravitation. Boblerne i brødet Når man blander dejen, opstår der tusindvis af små bobler. Hver boble er en lille ballon af

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:::::Forskere gemmer adgangskoder i skjorteærmet::::: Smarte tekstiler. Ja, det er faktisk den gængse betegnelse for tøj eller andet stof med indbyggede sensorer, lys og anden elektronik, som giver materialet ekstra funktioner. Det kan for eksempel bruges til at lave jakker, som kan styre din smartphone, som den Google og Levi's sendte på markedet tidligere i år . Ofte er den indbyggede elektronik forbundet med ledende metaltråd. Nu har forskere fra

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:::::The Republican Tax Bills Are About to Shrink::::: When Republicans in the House and Senate unveiled their tax bills to great fanfare over the last two weeks, they glossed over a small but critical detail: Neither of them, as written, can pass Congress with GOP votes alone. Both proposals are over-budget, analysts say, and would require significant revisions to abide by Senate procedural rules. Republicans likely will adjust their plan by making

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:::::What Donald Trump’s Books Say About Winning::::: Donald Trump appeared in many guises—billionaire real-estate tycoon, golf-course mogul, beauty-pageant impresario, reality-television star—before his blindsiding rise to the presidency of the United States last year. One of his least recognized roles is also one of the most revealing: success writer. Thirty years ago, in 1987, Trump’s The Art of the Deal leapt onto the bestseller list as a rollic

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:::::The Road to Making America Great Again Runs Through Asia::::: Back when Donald Trump was busy firing people on The Apprentice , corporate brands across America were busy “hiring” his show to advertise their wares. The list included Pepsi, McDonald’s, Cheetos, KFC, Kellogg’s Frosted Mini-Wheats, Wendy’s, Yoplait, Subway, Visa, and Ford, to name just a few. Many of the companies that own those same brands, like PepsiCo (also owner of Cheetos) and Yum! Brands

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:::::ING BAGSIDEN: Hvad er et hjem uden en vinkelsliber?::::: Fra en ingeniørfamilie med et sommerhus på Læsø er indløbet denne beretning: Hej Lynch Vi har en lille hytte uden indlagt vand eller strøm langt ude i en skov så langt fra Vangede, som man næsten kan komme i Danmark. Hytten er hjemmegjort i bindingsværk af rå ellestammer fra vores grund, men kræfterne slap op, da vi skulle udmure med ler og ubrændte lersten, så vi indkøbte en benzingenerator, der

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:::::Pittsburgh's Microgrids Technology Could Lead The Way For Green Energy::::: Gregory Reed tours a former school now becoming a lab for energy research in Pittsburgh. Reed says he's focusing on how microgrids can provide reliable, resilient and locally produced energy. Daniella Cheslow/NPR hide caption toggle caption Daniella Cheslow/NPR Gregory Reed tours a former school now becoming a lab for energy research in Pittsburgh. Reed says he's focusing on how microgrids can pr

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:::::Swear by it: why bad language is good for you | Emma Byrne::::: When I was about nine years old, I was smacked for calling my little brother a “twat”. I had no idea what a twat was – I thought it was just a silly way of saying “twit” – but that smack taught me that some words were more powerful than others and that I had to be careful how I used them. Except that experience didn’t exactly cure me of swearing. In fact, it probably went some way towards piquing

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:::::The Dream Chaser spacecraft has completed a successful free flight::::: reader comments 13 Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser successfully completed a free-flight test Saturday. NASA During the test, the spacecraft was released to fly through the air and land on its own. NASA Which it did. NASA From way up high. NASA Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser, as seen at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center. A head-on view of the small, space shuttle-like spacecraft. NASA In September,

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:::::Come On And Zoom (Through the Universe)::::: Caleb A. Scharf Dr. Caleb A. Scharf is Director of Astrobiology at Columbia University,and has an international reputation as a research astrophysicist, and asa lecturer to college and public audiences. The UK's Guardian newspaperhas listed his blog Life, Unbounded, as one of their "hottest scienceblogs," while an editor at Seed Magazine called it "phenomenal.Informed, fresh, and thoughtful." Sch

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:::::New hope for patients awaiting corneal transplants:::::New national research has found that corneal donor tissue can be safely stored for 11 days before transplantation surgery to correct eye problems in people with diseases of the cornea. This is four days longer than the current conventional maximum of seven days in the United States.

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:::::Before You Can Be with Others, First Learn to Be Alone::::: In 1840, Edgar Allan Poe described the ‘mad energy’ of an ageing man who roved the streets of London from dusk till dawn. His excruciating despair could be temporarily relieved only by immersing himself in a tumultuous throng of city-dwellers. ‘He refuses to be alone,’ Poe wrote. He ‘is the type and the genius of deep crime … He is the man of the crowd.’ Like many poets and philosophers through

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