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Facebook Dating Launches Today in the USA

Mark Zuckerberg announced on Facebook that as of today, Dating has officially launched. Facebook Dating is the new feature of the social media site...
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Eating Meat Reduces Stroke Risk? New Study Says Yes

Sorry vegans and vegetarians, a new study shows that meat-eaters may have a lower risk of stroke than their herbivore counterparts. It’s been long...
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How Apple’s Drastic New Policy Will Affect all iPhone Users

Apple as a company has long been against users making modifications to their phones. In 2016, any iPhones that had been previously repaired outside of...
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How Accurate Are Ancestry DNA Tests, Anyway?

The past few years have seen an explosion of DNA tests available to the public. The cost of running DNA tests has gone down,...
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Are Folding Phones Just a Fad?

A phone that can be the size of a tablet, but fold in half to fit in your pocket, seems like science fiction. Years...
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Breaking: China Blocks One of the World’s Biggest Websites

The world's most popular reference site is now completely off-limits to users in China. While the Chinese-version of Wikipedia was previously banned to internet users,...
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Amazon Robots to Replace Packing Jobs, Wants to Pay Workers to Quit and Haul...

In its never-ending quest to increase efficiency, Amazon is rolling out machines that will replace human workers that pack orders, while it is telling...
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FTC Urged to Investigate Amazon Alexa’s Interactions with Children

Child advocates are urging the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate the kids' version of Amazon's Alexa for alleged privacy violations, complaining that it...
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Breaking: First-Ever Image of Black Hole Captured by Event Horizon Telescope

The Event Horizon Telescope has captured the first-ever image of a black hole. Since 2006, the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) consortium has been working toward...
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New York to London in Under an Hour, Hypersonic Breakthrough Now Closer to Reality

Imagine crossing the Atlantic on your lunch hour… That possibility has just gotten much closer to reality. Engineers and scientists say they are very...

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