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Game of Thrones cinematographer defends 'too dark' episode...
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"People don't know how to tune their TVs properly."

NASA head: Expect a major asteroid strike in your lifetime...
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Visions of space rocks slamming into Earth aren't just for dinosaurs and Hollywood movies.

Why the idea of alien life now seems inevitable and possibly imminent...
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After a string of discoveries, alien life is not as far-fetched as it used to be.

"Unfathomable Abodes of Life?" Water Worlds of the Milky Way...
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Beautiful blue planets with endless oceans may be orbiting many of the Milky Way's one trillion stars. In 2016, for example, Kepler astronomers discovered planets that are unlike anything in our solar system a "water world" planetary system or

Beresheet: Israel spacecraft crashes during historic moon landing attempt, SpaceIL support team says...
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An attempt by Israeli nonprofit SpaceIL to land its spacecraft Beresheet on the moon has failed after the lunar lander crashed.

A Japanese spacecraft may have just blown a crater in a distant asteroid...
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Samples from Ryugu's interior could lead to new insights into the early solar system

It's not your imagination: This Facebook outage is massive...
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Facebook is in the midst of its biggest outage in recent memory. Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp have been down for users around the world for at least five hours . The company hasn't commented on exactly how many of its users are affected, but repo

Facebook, Instagram outage spreads globally...
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Reports on Downdetector, a website for reporting problems on applications and websites, have ranged from troubles logging into accounts to the inability to post comments or photos.

Facebook turns to Twitter to explain outages...
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Facebook, the world's largest social network, relied on Twitter on Wednesday to explain that its apps inclding WhatsApp and Instagram were experiencing outages around the world.

Kepler Space Telescope's 1st Exoplanet Candidate Finally Confirmed...
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The find is a fitting tribute to Kepler, which has discovered nearly 70 percent of all known exoplanets.

NASA alien planet DISCOVERY: Will NASA find life on the distant world of Kepler 1658b?...
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NASA'S discovery of a distant planet in the Kepler-1658 system could boost the space agency's hopes of discovering alien life but is there life on the planet Kepler 1658b?

Cryptography experts are already laughing at 'Facebook Coin'...
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Facebook's rumored cryptocurrency project hasn't even launched, and yet it's already a punchline for the tens of thousands of security professionals, cryptographers, and researchers gathered at the annual RSA conference . On March 5, in the Sa

NASA snaps supersonic shockwaves interacting in flight: Wowza!...
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The space agency reveals sci-fi-looking views of supersonic jets exceeding the speed of sound.

Zuck Wants to Turn Facebook Into a 'Privacy-Focused' Platform...
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Mark Zuckerberg acknowledges that 'we don't currently have a strong reputation for building privacy protective service,' but Facebook plans to 'rebuild' itself around more secure and private principles in the next five years.

Amazon closing all pop-up stores as tech giant's brick and mortar strategy continues to evolve...
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Amazon will close 87 pop-up retail stores in malls, Whole Foods locations and Kohl's stores across 21 U.S. states, a sign that the tech giant is still refining its physical retail vision. The closures, first reported by the Wall Street Journal, and co

Spectre-a-like 'Spoiler' flaw affects all Intel Core CPUs...
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"My personal opinion is that when it comes to the memory subsystem, it's very hard to make any changes and it's not something you can patch easily with microcode without losing tremendous performance. So I don't think we will see a patch for this type of attack in the next five years and that could

Newfound 'FarFarOut' Is Most Distant Solar System Body Ever Seen...
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Astronomers just discovered an object, dubbed FarFarOut, that lies 140 astronomical units from the sun. That's 140 times the Earth-sun distance, which is about 93 million miles (150 million kilometers).

Jobcase raises $100 million to connect blue collar workers with employers...
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Jobcase, a social network and job board targeted at blue collar workers, has raised $100 million in an equity funding round.

WinRAR Releases Patch After Researchers Discover 19-Year-Old Security Flaw That Put 500M Users At Risk...
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WinRAR issues a new patch after a security vulnerability was found in its data compression tool. According to researchers from Check Point Software Technologies, the flaw is 19 years old and puts 500 million users at risk.

The Moon Flies Through The Earth's Atmosphere, SOHO Observations Reveal...
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Observations made by the SOHO observatory more than two decades ago revealed how far Earth's atmosphere's reaches. Researchers found it reaches nearly twice as far as the moon.

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