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This FoodSaver Vacuum Sealer Will Pay For Itself, and Is Cheaper Than Ever Today FoodSaver FM2435 , $89 Update : This deal is back again , if you missed the Gold Box over the weekend. We’ve all had to throw away leftovers or cuts of meat and cheese that spent a little too much time in the fridge or freezer, but vacuum sealing your foods can keep them safe from freezer burn pretty much indefinitely, and dramatically extend their shelf life everywhere else. Advertisement It sou
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Senior House at MIT Dies, and a Crisis Blooms at CollegesMIT’s Senior House was a haven for creative outsiders. Adminstrators said it was dangerous and shut it down.
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Binge-Watch Every Apple iPhone Announcement Right HereWe've rounded up videos of every iPhone announcement Apple has made over the years. Watch all of them right here.
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Science : NPR

'Big Chicken': The Medical Mystery That Traced Back To Slaughterhouse Workers In the 1950s, the poultry industry began dunking birds in antibiotic baths. It was supposed to keep meat fresher and healthier. That's not what happened, as Maryn McKenna recounts in her new book. (Image credit: Express/Getty Images)
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The Atlantic

Has a Mysterious Medieval Code Really Been Solved? The Voynich manuscript is not an especially glamorous physical object. It is slightly larger than a modern paperback, bound in “limp vellum” as is the technical term. But its pages are full of astrological charts, strange plants, naked ladies bathing in green liquid, and, most famously, an indecipherable script that has eluded cryptographers to this day. What could be so scandalous, so dangerous,
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The Atlantic

Why Teachers Need Their Freedom My co-teacher and I met in the parking lot before school and stared into my car trunk at the costumes and props we had gathered over the weekend. We were giddy with excitement and nervous because neither of us had tried anything like this before. We also taught in the kind of school where one wrong move in the classroom could lead to disastrous results because of our students’ intense behavioral
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Scientific American Content: Global

Most Experimental Drugs are Tested Offshore–Raising Concerns about Data90 percent of new therapies approved this year had testing outside the U.S. and Canada -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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New Scientist - News

Meet the vampire ant from hell with huge jaws and a metal hornLinguamyrmex vladi had ferocious snapping jaws and a horn reinforced with metal, which it may have used to puncture prey and drain their blood
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Science : NPR

Drug For 'Neglected' Chagas Disease Gains FDA Approval Amid Price Worries U.S. doctors treating Chagas disease have long wanted FDA approval for a treatment that's widely used in Latin America. But when Martin Shkreli took interest, those doctors panicked — then mobilized. (Image credit: Ray Coleman/Science Source)
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Ingeniøren

Japanere gider ikke snakke med en dum højttalerMens amerikanske internetgiganter udvikler højttalere, bygger japanske virksom­heder robotter og hologrammer. Målet er det samme: at skabe styringsplatformen til Internet of Things.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories

Hurricane Jose spares storm-ravaged French Caribbean islandsStorm-hit Saint Martin and Saint Barts escaped a further battering by Hurricane Jose, which had "markedly less" of an impact on the French Caribbean islands than anticipated, France's meteorological agency said Sunday.
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Swiss authorities warn of glacier collapse, evacuate areaSwiss authorities have evacuated hundreds of people in the alpine glacier area of Trift in the country's south, warning of a possible glacial ice avalanche.
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Apple out to renew iPhone frenzy at age 10With Apple set to unveil its newest iPhones, a key question for the California tech giant is whether it can recapture the magic from its first release a decade ago.
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Ingeniøren

Frichs var Aarhus’ industrilokomotivI anledning af Aarhus bys 500 års jubilæum udgav Ingeniøren i 1941 et temanummer om byen og dens vigtigste virksomheder og ingeniørprojekter.
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China looks at ending sales of gasoline carsChina is joining France and Britain in announcing plans to end sales of gasoline and diesel cars.
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Where to watch Irma's arrival in Florida as it happensA number of webcams are showing live feeds as Hurricane Irma approaches Florida. Please note that livestreams may go down as weather conditions worsen. Here's where you can watch the storm:
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China's ever-tighter web controls jolt companies, scientistsFrank Chen's e-commerce business has nothing to do with politics but he worries it might be sunk by the Communist Party's latest effort to control what the Chinese public sees online.
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Science | The Guardian

How well do you know yourself? Personality quiz | Mariella Frostrup Answer our questions to find out if you are as fair and honest as you think you are Know thyself, urged Socrates. But do you? Or are there others who know you better than you know yourself? Answer the following and find out Q1. On a scale of 1 (not at all) to 7 (completely), to what extent would you say you’re fair when dealing with others? Now, without revealing your answer, ask a friend, family
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Live Science

Hurricane Irma Could Re-Strengthen Before Slamming into FloridaIrma could make a run for Category 4 strength before landfall.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News

Cancer patients struggle with key aspects of clinical trial methodologyClinical trials are fundamental to the development of new treatments for cancer, yet the annual accrual to cancer clinical trials worldwide is low, estimated at three to five percent. A nationwide study in Ireland, the preliminary results of which are to be presented at the ESMO 2017 Congress in Madrid, shows that although most oncology patients consider it important to have clinical trials availa
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News

Abdominal fat a key cancer driver for postmenopausal womenBody fat distribution in the trunk is more important than body weight when it comes to cancer risk in postmenopausal women, according to a study presented at the ESMO 2017 Congress in Madrid.
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News

Respiratory tract infections in young children linked to asthma and worse lung functionRespiratory tract infections in young children are linked to an increased risk of asthma and worse lung function in later life, according to new research to be presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress. An international study of 154,942 European children found a 1.5- to four-fold increased risk.
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The Diesel Brothers Meet The Vegas Rat Rods WelderUp Crew For An Overnight Engine Swap #DieselBrothers | Mondays at 9p Steve Darnell and his Welderup crew comes in clutch as the tech inspection for the Mint 400 looms over the guys and the Ford F100. Full Episodes Streaming FREE: https://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/diesel-brothers/ Subscribe to Discovery: http://bit.ly/SubscribeDiscovery Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DieselBrothersTV https://www.facebook.com/Discovery
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Popular Science

What Florida residents should expect from Hurricane Irma Environment The storm is expected to strengthen again before hitting the coast. Time is running out for Florida residents as Irma approaches.
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Big Think

How Caffeine Tricks Your Taste Buds Caffeine makes us feel more awake but also decreases our ability to taste sweetness Read More
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Big Think

The First Track of the First Album Composed and Produced by AI The first pop album composed and produced by AI, and Taryn Southern. Read More
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Big Think

Scientists Discover Why Yawning Is Contagious Scientists in Japan have discovered why yawning is so contagious. Read More
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Gizmodo

Hurricane Irma Is Now Heading Towards West Florida, and There's No Time Left Photo: AP Hurricane Irma, which has been downgraded to a Category 3 storm as it closes in on Florida, is now expected to swing west, regain power and rake the state’s west coast on its way north, the National Hurricane Center said on Saturday. “On the forecast track, the core of Irma will continue to move near or over the north coast of Cuba this afternoon, and will reach the Florida Keys Sunday
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Big Think

This Guy Knows How to Explain Hurricanes Weatherman Alan Sealls of WKRG in Mobile, Alabama knows how to explain Hurricane Irma. Read More
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Science | The Guardian

Ancient Egyptian treasures uncovered in tomb near Valley of the KingsMummies, jewels and sarcophagi are among the 3,500-year-old treasures discovered in a goldsmith’s tomb in necropolis A remarkable ancient Egyptian tomb has been discovered in the necropolis of Draa el-Naga, near Egypt’s famous Valley of the Kings . The tomb consists of a small room at ground level and a burial chamber eight metres below containing four mummies. Its principal occupant was a goldsmi
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Art, Data and Environmental StewardshipAn unexpected marriage between socially engaged art and citizen science for youth outreach -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Live Science

Hurricane Irma: Biggest Storm Surge Threat Along Florida's Southwest CoastAs the forecasted path of Hurricane Irma has shifted westward, so has the biggest storm surge threat. Southwest Florida is now staring down the barrel of a surge of up to 15 feet. Prolonged surge is also expected along the state's east coast.
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Series of potent hurricanes stokes scientific debateThe rapid-fire formation of four unusually potent Atlantic hurricanes, including Harvey and Irma, has stoked scientific debate over what role global warming is playing in this phenomenon.
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Viden

GRAFIK Sådan dannes tropiske orkanerDe tropiske orkaner starter over havområder, hvor vandtemperaturen er mere end 26 grader varmt.
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Irma is looking more and more Tampa-bound, forecasters say (Update)Hurricane Irma is making its slow fateful right turn that will put it on a collision course with Florida's west coast Sunday as forecasts are locking in on a path that includes the Keys, southwestern Florida and the Tampa Bay region.
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What you need to know about the Equifax data breachEquifax, one of the three main credit reporting companies, said this week that a major data breach exposed Social Security numbers and other important information of millions of people.
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What is storm surge and why is it so dangerous?The biggest threat to human life during a hurricane is often the storm surge, which occurs when sea level rises dramatically during a storm, sending a wall of water gushing over land.
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Egypt dig unearths goldsmith's tomb, mummiesEgyptian archaeologists have uncovered the tomb of a goldsmith dedicated to the god Amun and the mummies of a woman and her two children, the antiquities ministry said on Saturday.
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Our Readers Can Save On Jackery's New Battery Pack With an Actual AC Outlet [Exclusive] Portable battery packs with USB ports are a dime-a-dozen, but your options are a lot more limited if you need a portable AC outlet. The new Jackery PowerBar though is a great option at a solid price. The PowerBar is a big battery pack, let’s get that out of the way right off the bat. It’s pretty similar in size to a tallboy beer can, albeit with flat sides, so you aren’t going to be sticking this
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Apple Just Leaked iOS 11 and Looks Like We're Getting an 'iPhone X' Image: Gizmodo Surprise! The Golden Master build of iOS 11 leaked online Friday night, with users spreading links to the software on Reddit. It’s full of details about the upcoming line of products being teased for the company’s September 12th event , including that Apple appears poised to skip releasing a 7S line entirely and move directly to the iPhone 8. Well, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and the m
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DNA lab techniques pioneered in New York now under fireTwo techniques for analyzing DNA evidence that were once considered cutting edge are now under fire amid questions about their reliability, and criminal defense attorneys in New York have asked a state agency to investigate the renowned lab that once used both methods.
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Big Think

Wild African Dogs Practice This Democratic Exercise These may not be the only social predators that do. Read More
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The Atlantic

Why One President Gave Up His Country's Nukes North Korea’s increasingly sophisticated missile and nuclear tests indicate that the nation’s nuclear-arms program is rapidly advancing, nearing the point at which Kim Jong Un can credibly claim to possess the means of nuking the United States. But they also demonstrate something else: No matter how many sanctions you impose, no matter how much you threaten fearsome displays of military power, it
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Researchers Find Evidence That Human Evolution Is Still Actively Happening Scientists discover that humans are still evolving, with natural selection weeding out certain diseases. Read More
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FEMA Debunks Hurricane Irma Rumors on New Webpage More than 150 cots sit in a gymnasium for FEMA and first responders who will be assisting Hurricane Irma relief efforts, Sept. 8, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. (U.S Air Force photo by Airman Eugene Oliver) Accurate information can be the difference between life and death during a hurricane. So FEMA has launched a new webpage in an effort to debunk rumors that people might be hearing about Hu
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Why Some Are Recommending 'Credit Freezes' in the Wake of the Gigantic Equifax Data Breach Photo: AP Equifax, the credit reporting agency which admitted on Thursday it had lost massive amounts of information for 143 million Americans including social security numbers , is not making it easy to understand what the people it screwed over should do. On Friday, Equifax began directing customers to its Trusted ID premier service , saying it would provide one year of free credit monitoring.
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See Hurricane Irma in Motion in These NASA and NOAA GIFsSpace and weather agencies are sending data to the National Hurricane Center to issue warnings and forecasts about Irma's potential for destruction in the Caribbean Sea.
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Dirty Bees Are Good for Flowering PlantsBees may not be as orderly as their image suggests, and that's a good thing for flowering plants -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Dagens Medicin

Nyt behandlingsprincip skal forbedre prognosen for patienter med pancreascancer Forsøg på Herlev Hospital med immunmodulerende behandling af pancreascancer kan måske bane vejen for forlænget overlevelse blandt den voksende gruppe af patienter med pancreascancer.
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The Necessary Danger of Repeatedly Sending Planes Into The Eyes Of Hurricanes To most people, hurricanes are to be avoided at all cost. The thought of intentionally flying an airplane directly into a hurricane is quickly dismissed as a very bad idea. Yet there are small groups of aircrew and scientists who regularly board planes that will not only penetrate the storm but will spend hours crisscrossing it in order to get a better idea of what the storm will do next. Hurrica
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Hurricanes Irma, Jose & Tropical Storm Katia: See the Latest Videos from SpaceNOAA satellites have been capturing imagery of the storms since they were developing in the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. International Space Station cameras were also used to record Hurricane Irma.
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Live Science

Hurricane Irma: How Do You Safely Evacuate 5.6 Million People?With the buzzsaw of Hurricane Irma zooming ever closer to Florida, the state has issued evacuation orders for about 5.6 million people, one of the largest evacuation orders the country has ever seen.
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Dagens Medicin

To behandlinger virker lige lovende mod prostatakræftTo nye former for kræftlægemidler virker mere effektive end standardbehandlingen til mænd med høj risiko for prostatakræft, der går i gang med langvarig hormonbehandling.
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Dagens Medicin

Cirkulerende cellefri DNA kan være markør for dårligere prognose ‘Flydende biopsier’ med måling af niveauet af cellefri DNA kan blive et redskab til at vurdere prognosen for patienter med endetarmskræft, viser data som afdelingslæge Jakob Vasehus Schou har præsenteret på ESMO.
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Dagens Medicin

Lægemiddel mod brystkræft mindsker tumorer på kun 16 ugerLægemidlet taselisb er effektivt til at mindske størrelsen af brystkræfttumorer og forbedre udfaldet af en operation.
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Dagens Medicin

Fase 1-studie bekræfter sikkerhed og tolerance ved ny kombinationsbehandling af ovariecancer Behandling med bevacizumab-niraparib er både veltolereret og sikker at give til patienter med tilbagefald af ovariecancer, viser fase 1-studie, som Mansoor Mirza har præsenteret på ESMO.
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Dagens Medicin

Nyt studie: Docetaxel er det bedste lægemiddel mod mavekræftKombinationsbehandling med Docetaxel skal være standard til behandling af mavekræft, viser nyt studie.
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Dagens Medicin

Placering af tarmkræfttumor har betydning for overlevelsen Tarmkræftpatienter med primærtumor i venstre side, behandlet for metastaserende sygdom, har længere gennemsnitsoverlevelse end de patienter, hvor tumor sidder i højre side, viser undersøgelse fra Aarhus præsenteret på ESMO.
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Dagens Medicin

DNA-sekventering kan pege på den bedst mulige behandlingKræftpatienter, der lider af sjældne former for kræft, kan få hjælp af DNA-sekventering til at pege på den bedste form for behandling blandt kræftlægemidler mod hyppige kræftformer.
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Scientific American Content: Global

What—If Anything—Is a Geoemydid?Maybe you haven’t heard of them. They’re diverse, widespread, weird, sometimes colorful, and often critically endangered... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Ars Technica

As Irma approaches nuclear plants in Florida, lessons from Andrew resonate Enlarge / The Energy Information Administration’s “Energy Disruption's Map” as of Saturday morning. You can check out the interactive map at www.eia.gov/special/disruptions. (credit: Energy Information Administration ) In advance of Hurricane Irma, officials from Florida Power and Light (FPL) announced on Thursday that the utility would start shutting down the state’s only two nuclear power plant
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Gizmodo

How To Survive a Killer Clown Attack Alamo Drafthouse locations across the country are hosting all-clown screenings of It this weekend in an ill-advised attempt to turn the public’s innate and rational fear of clowns into some sort of “fun” marketing stunt. To reiterate: there’s a solid chance you’re going to see gangs of clowns roaming the streets . To be fair, the vast majority of the clowns you might bump into this weekend are me
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Live Science

Ancient Goldsmith's Tomb Filled with Mummies Discovered in LuxorA 3,500-year-old tomb built for a goldsmith named Amenemhat and his wife Amenhotep, has been discovered at the ancient cemetery of Dra' Abu el-Naga in Luxor.
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In Photos: Ancient Tomb Full of Mummies Discovered in LuxorPhotos reveal the ancient tomb of a goldsmith and his wife discovered in Luxor in Egypt.
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Security News This Week: Germany's Election Software Is Dangerously HackablePlus researchers revealed a technique called "DolphinAttack" that could allow hackers to silently "speak" to nearby voice assistants.
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Key questions about Hurricane Irma on Saturday Enlarge / Saturday, 11am ET official forecast track for Hurricane Irma. (credit: National Hurricane Center) Note, this story was updated at 11am ET on Saturday with key forecast data. The questions highlighted below remain unanswered. As of Saturday morning, Hurricane Irma is moving westward, with its center just inland over the northern coast of Cuba. It is nearing the western periphery of a rid
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Ingeniøren

Virksomhedsvækst handler også om kulturHvordan håndterer ingeniør­virksomheder virksomhedskulturen, når opstart og drømme skal forvandles til vækst og forretning?
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Gizmodo

Saturday's Best Deals: 65" 4K TV, Shower Heads, Kamado Grill, and More An uber-popular kamado grill , a 65" 4K TV , and HDTV antennas for football season lead off Saturday’s best deals from around the web. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Top Tech Deals 1byone 50 Mile Indoor HDTV Antenna , $22 | 1byone 85 Mile Outdoor Antenna , $35 If you want to stop paying your cable company $100 per month for channels you don’t watch, it mi
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Live Science

Hurricane Irma Barrels Toward Florida; Nowhere in FL Keys SafeHurricane Irma weakened a bit as it delivered a hard blow to the north coast of Cuba, but experts anticipate the now-Category 4 hurricane will re-strengthen before slamming into the western half of the Florida Peninsula.
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Like Sci-Fi and NPR? Try These PodcastsThe quality and breadth of science fiction podcasts has gotten really good in recent years. Here are two you should be listening to.
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Book Excerpt: Zoë Quinn on the Problem of Terms of ServiceIn her new book, 'Crash Override,' Zoë Quinn argues that overly opaque Terms of Service can perpetuate online abuse.
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Ars Technica

Lyft’s strategy: Be the Android of the self-driving car business Enlarge (credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Lyft) On Thursday, Lyft announced a new self-driving car partnership with the Mountain View-based startup Drive.ai. In the coming months, Lyft customers in San Francisco will occasionally have their hails answered by Drive's experimental self-driving cars—albeit with a safety driver in the front seat. On its own, this isn't huge news. Drive.ai is not
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Lyft to unleash self-driving cars on Bay Area roadsSelf-driving Lyfts are coming to the Bay Area, promising to give area residents a first-hand look at the technology that's poised to dramatically change the nature of transportation.
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Scientific American Content: Global

Hurricanes: Bad for People, Good for DolphinsKatrina led to a marine-mammal boom, and Harvey, Irma and Jose might do the same -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Science : NPR

How Climate Change Exacerbates Hurricanes As Irma approaches the U.S. and Jose spins in the Atlantic, many are wondering what hurricanes' connection to climate change might be.
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Ingeniøren

VIDEO: Se Andreas Mogensen træne rumvandring under vandTo år efter turen til rumstationen har Andreas sin faste arbejdsplads hos Nasa. En del af tiden under vandet.
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To år efter rumrejsen: Danmarks astronaut forfølger drømmen i NasaAndreas Mogensen træner i vand, taler russisk, undersøger fejl på nuværende og kommende rumkapsler og siger både godmorgen og godnat til astronauterne på rumstationen.
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Ars Technica

I’ve fallen in love with a laptop—the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (video link) When writing a review, whether of a computer game, a film, a book, or a piece of hardware, there is always a certain amount of pressure to be "objective," to write from some kind of non-personal, neutral viewpoint divorced from any kind of emotional response. I've never subscribed to this view myself. Here at Ars, we don't try to review every piece of hardware that hits the market; o
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The Atlantic

Graydon Carter and Film Festivals: The Week in Pop-Culture Writing The Years With Graydon David Kamp | Vanity Fair “There are a lot of people at V.F. who have been with Graydon for all or most of his tenure, and some, like me, who have worked alongside him even longer. You don’t engender that kind of loyalty simply by offering a good benefits package. … Graydon has always possessed a showman’s charisma, a persuasive ability to make you believe, to use one of his
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Big Think

Salman Rushdie – A Permeable Frontier – Think Again - a Big Think Podcast #115 Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Author Salman Rushdie on the secret life of cities and so much more. Read More
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Scientific American Content: Global

Symptoms of Brain Cancer: What Is Glioblastoma Multiforme?Senator McCain's recent brain cancer diagnosis has truly been a shocker. What is Glioblastoma Multiforme? And what are the symptoms of brain cancer so that you are best prepared to take care of you... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Bacteria Use Brainlike Bursts of Electricity to CommunicateWith electrical signals, cells can organize themselves into complex societies and negotiate with other colonies -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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