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Should Animal Abusers Be Registered Like Sex Offenders? A number of US jurisdictions are starting to keep animal abuser registries, sparking a debate. Read More
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Big Think

In Space, Ice Flows Like Honey and Pops Like Champagne Scientists discover that ice in space bubbles, pops, and flows. Read More
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News

US Olympians at the 2016 Rio Games were infected with West Nile virus, not ZikaUS Olympic and Paralympic athletes and staff who traveled to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the 2016 Summer Games did not become infected with Zika virus but did test positive for other tropical, mosquito-borne viral infections, including West Nile Virus, Dengue Fever and Chikungunya. Results from the University of Utah Health-led study will be reported on Oct. 7 at IDWeek, a national infectious dise
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Gizmodo

Danish Police Find Yet More Gruesome Evidence Implicating Submarine Designer in Kim Wall's Death Photo: AP Divers with Danish police have located “the decapitated head, legs and clothes” of Kim Wall, the Swedish journalist who disappeared during a ride on Copenhagen Suborbitals co-founder Peter Madsen’s DIY UC3 Nautilus submarine, the Associated Press reported . Madsen originally claimed the submarine went down due to a “minor problem with a ballast tank” that subsequently turned into a “maj
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Dusa McDuff's Favorite TheoremDusa McDuff explains why she loves the nonsqueezing theorem—and what vegetable she'd pair it with -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

Future of news: bracing for next wave of technologyIf you think technology has shaken up the news media—just wait, you haven't seen anything yet.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

Expanded bluefin tuna quotas could reverse recovery: scientistsEastern Atlantic bluefin tuna's spectacular recovery will be reversed if the region's 51-nation fisheries management body embraces quota recommendations finalised late Friday by its scientific advisory panel, scientists at the meeting warned.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

Canadian dairy tech company wins $1M to locate in BuffaloA Canadian startup company whose invention lets dairy farmers check the quality of milk from individual cows is getting $1 million to set up shop in Buffalo.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

Slime time in Southern California as sea slugs reboundIt's slime time on Southern California beaches. But that's a good thing.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

Big Tech has big plans to help reconnect Puerto RicoFacebook and Google once aimed to connect the world. Now they would be happy just to reconnect part of it.
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Gizmodo

Grab These 3 Anime Box Sets for $30 or Less from Amazon's Gold Box Anime Gold Box Normally selling for around $40+, these 3 anime box sets are between $28 and $30 today with Amazon’s anime gold box, including the complete series of the highly-rated Outlaw Star .
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Gizmodo

What We Love(d) About AOL Instant Messenger On December 15th, AOL Instant Messenger will be officially dead. Gita Jackson asked Paul Tamayo and Tim Rogers from Kotaku ’s video team to share their memories of the messaging service of their youth. (If you can’t read the post below, a text transcript can be found here .) Please ignore the fact that it is Riley MacLeod’s picture here. h/t to Sam Woolley.
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Live Science

US Spy Satellite Launch Delayed AgainThe United States is launching another spy satellite on a secret mission early Saturday morning (Oct. 7), and you can watch the liftoff live.
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The Atlantic

The Plan to Save Europe In a long speech on September 23, Emmanuel Macron, the president of France, laid out an ambitious vision for a more flexible, secure European Union. Despite his efforts to couch his address as non-confrontational (“I have no red lines, only horizons”), the timing of the address was conspicuous, if not a little aggressive. Angela Merkel had just secured a fourth term as German chancellor, and Macr
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Science | The Guardian

Rescue of the olive ridley sea turtleOf the millions of eggs laid by the endangered olive ridley sea turtles on one Costa Rican beach, few survive both predators and poachers. But how could allowing local villagers to harvest the eggs be a solution? Dawn on Costa Rica’s Pacific coast and the dark figure of a man at the water’s edge gradually becomes distinct under a pinkening sky. I switch off my torch. Jairo Quiros Rosales and I are
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Scientific American Content: Global

You've Heard of Hybrid Cars--How about Hybrid 18-Wheelers?This month, a start-up company called Hyliion that is looking to hybridize Class 8 trucks around the world raised $21 million in Series A funding -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Gizmodo

Save 15% On a Hand-Stitched Leather Sleeve For Your Favorite Apple Device [Exclusive] 15% off PicasoLabs Leather Sleeves with promo code KINJA150 Your laptop is one of the most expensive things you own, and it deserves to be treated as such. Rather than throwing it roughshod into your bag, slip it into one of PicasoLabs’ beautiful, hand-stitched leather sleeves , now on sale for the first time ever. Jesus Diaz raved about these and interviewed the creator on Gizmodo a few years ag
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Madagascar Is Fighting a Deadly Outbreak of Plague Houses in Antananarivo. Photo: Getty Images The World Health Organization has delivered more than a million doses of antibiotics to Madagascar amid a raging epidemic of plague in which at least 33 people have died and 230 others have been infected, the BBC reported . The first confirmed death from the epidemic began on August 28th in the town of Moramanga, per the BBC, with the fatality rate cont
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Ars Technica

Head, limbs of Kim Wall found, sinking story of suspect in submarine murder Enlarge / Peter Madsen, inventor and submarine and space enthusiast, after his rescue from the waters off Copenhagen. It appears he sank his sub to destroy evidence of the murder of his passenger. (credit: BAX LINDHARDT/AFP/Getty Images ) Danish investigators have announced that divers discovered bags containing the head, arms, legs, and clothing of reporter Kim Wall. She disappeared in August wh
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New Glimpses of Rare Deep Sea Siphonphores2017 has produced a beautiful crop -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Saturday's Best Deals: Under Armour Gold Box, Wake-Up Light, Anime Blu-rays, and More Today’s top deals are on Amazon’s Under Amour Gold Box , LED lightbulbs , a Vansky wake-up light , first aid kits , an anime gold box , and more! Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. TOP TECH DEALS FREE Wickedly Prime Sweet ‘n’ Cheesy Popcorn with $25 Amazon.com purchase If you spend $25 on products shipped and sold by Amazon.com today , you can add a bag of their S
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Nate makes nine Atlantic hurricanes in a row—unprecedented in modern era Enlarge / Hurricane Nate, now in the Gulf of Mexico, makes nine Atlantic hurricanes in row. (credit: NOAA) On August 9th, deep in the southern Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Franklin reached 85mph winds before moving into Mexico. Although the storm dropped some heavy rains over the Mexican state of Veracruz, Franklin's effects were relatively moderate, and it was soon forgotten. But following Franklin
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Gizmodo

Marvel Cancels Comic Crossover with Defense Giant Northrop Grumman [Updated] All Images: Marvel Comics Marvel has ended its comics partnership with defense contractor Northrop Grumman, having previously cancelled Saturday’s New York Comic Con announcement event, after facing criticism for seemingly promoting war profiteering. Here’s the official statement from Marvel: The activation with Northrop Grumman at New York Comic Con was meant to focus on aerospace technology and
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Review: Traeger Timberline 850The Traeger Timberline 850 has tremendous potential, but its flaws are tough to stomach.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily

Genetic body/brain connection identified in genomic region linked to autismFor the first time, scientists have documented a direct link between deletions in two genes--fam57ba and doc2a--in zebrafish and certain brain and body traits, such as seizures, hyperactivity, large head size, and increased fat content. Both genes reside in the 16p11.2 region of the genome, which has been linked to multiple brain and body disorders in humans, including autism spectrum disorder, de
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily

Gluten intolerance appears largely undiagnosed in CanadaResearch on a large sample of Canadians suggests that most people with celiac disease don't know they have it.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily

Discovery advances understanding of inflammatory bowel diseaseNew findings could help guide doctors to determine how best to treat patients with Crohn's disease, outlines a new report.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily

Shrinking the proton againScientists, using high precision laser spectroscopy of atomic hydrogen, confirm the surprisingly small value of the proton radius determined from muonic hydrogen.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily

Study challenges long-standing concept in cancer metabolismScientists have discovered that lactate provides a fuel for growing tumors, challenging a nearly century-old observation known as the Warburg effect.
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Gizmodo

A Disturbing Amount of the World's Honey Is Laced With Insecticides Image: Keith McDuffee/Flickr Creative Commons We all know that bees are dying at a globally alarming rate , and that our rampant use of pesticides is part of the problem. In a disturbing but wholly unsurprising update this week, scientists have now determined that much of the world’s honey appears to be laced with neonicotinoids, a class of insecticides tied to an array of health and colony devel
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