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Easter Island inhabitants collected freshwater from the ocean's edge in order to survive...
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Ancient inhabitants of Rapa Nui (Easter Island) maintained a society of thousands by utilizing coastal groundwater discharge as their main source of "freshwater," according to new research from a team of archaeologists including faculty at Bingham
By ceres on 2018-10-09 20:08 UTC
Huge modular 3D printer creates $1,000 tiny house out of mud (Video)...
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This affordable tiny house was 3D printed using mud, rice husks and straw to create a "zero-kilometre" structure.
By ceres on 2018-10-09 20:06 UTC
Silicon Valley superfood Soylent comes to the UK...
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After fuelling hardcore gamers and time-poor tech workers in the US for five years, Soylent has jumped the Atlantic.
By ceres on 2018-10-03 16:48 UTC
North Korean malware dubbed 'Hidden Cobra' swindled millions from ATMs...
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Homeland Security warned of the use of malware by North Korea hackers in fraudulent ATM cash withdrawals from banks in Asia and Africa.
By ceres on 2018-10-03 16:48 UTC
The Alien Observatory"Advanced Civilization on Another Planet Should Be Generating Electromagnetic Signals"...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/space_news
This is not pie-in-the-sky research—scientists have been studying this possibility for nearly 60 years. Several research projects concerning the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) have been launched since the late 1950s, mainly in the United States. The idea is that an advanced
By ceres on 2018-10-03 16:46 UTC
Ripple's cryptocurrency product goes live for the first time with three financial firms...
Ripple said that xRapid, which uses the cryptocurrency XRP to carry out international transactions, is now commercially available.
By ceres on 2018-10-02 04:48 UTC
NASA study shows travelling to Mars could ruin your gut and cause cancer...
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The small intestine is particularly vulnerable to space radiation, raising further concern over human deep-space travel.
By ceres on 2018-10-02 04:38 UTC
Alien object 'Oumuamua may have come from one of these stars...
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The interstellar asteroid was the first of its kind seen by humans. Now astronomers may have found its home.
By ceres on 2018-09-25 22:15 UTC
Researchers find potent chemical agents that can thwart cancer metastasis...
Recently, a research team led by Maurizio Pellecchia at the University of California, Riverside, discovered a way for chemotherapy drug paclitaxel to target migrating, or circulating, cancer cells, which are responsible for the development of tumor metast
By ceres on 2018-09-25 22:11 UTC
Chevy Chase slams 'SNL' as 'worst (expletive) humor in the world'...
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'Saturday Night Live' just took home the Emmy for best sketch comedy show. One of its most famous alums, Chevy Chase, is not impressed.
By ceres on 2018-09-21 16:38 UTC
Japanese bitcoin exchange is robbed of $60 million worth of cryptocurrency...
Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif has been robbed of $60 million worth of digital coins, its parent company Tech Bureau announced today. Zaif was hacked on September 14th during a two-hour time frame. Three days later, it uncovered server problems and
By ceres on 2018-09-20 18:48 UTC
Walmart will use VR headsets to train all its US employees...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/walmart
By the end of the year, it plans to have more than 17,000 Oculus Go headsets in use to help train workers.
By ceres on 2018-09-20 18:41 UTC
Cardiologist Questions Accuracy of ECG Function in Apple Watch 4...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/apple_computer
Apple's new Watch 4 includes ECG and AFib monitoring capabilities, but their accuracy hasn't been proven as comprehensively as one might like. The post Cardiologist Questions Accuracy of ECG Function in Apple Watch 4 appeared first on ExtremeTech
By ceres on 2018-09-20 18:41 UTC
NASA's TESS telescope just discovered two new Earth-like planets...
The planet hunter has detected a "super-Earth" and a "hot Earth" less than 60 light years away.
By ceres on 2018-09-20 18:38 UTC
Astronomers Find Exoplanet In the Same Place as Star Trek's Vulcan...
New observations have revealed a planet in orbit of 40 Eridani A -- our very own real-life Vulcan. The presence of pointy-eared aliens with green blood is not yet confirmed. The post Astronomers Find Exoplanet In the Same Place as Star Trek's Vulcan a
By ceres on 2018-09-20 18:37 UTC
For William Shatner, Early 'Star Trek' Was Far From Glamorous...
The original "Star Trek" series is one of the most popular and beloved sci-fi series of all time. But for years, it was a flop that left William Shatner performing out of the back of his truck.
By ceres on 2018-09-16 15:53 UTC
Google restores 'www' to Chrome URLs after user backlash...
But not for long - they will be gone again by Chrome 70.
By ceres on 2018-09-14 15:22 UTC
Space observatory at centre of alien conspiracy asks for 'patience' after evacuation by the FBI...
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Solar facility was swooped on by FBI in helicopters who evacuated it and nothing has been heard since
By ceres on 2018-09-14 15:16 UTC
NASA's latest exoplanet hunter spots dozens of potential new worlds...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/space_news
Astronomers are poring over the candidates from the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite to confirm how many are bona fide planets.
By ceres on 2018-09-07 15:24 UTC
We're Probably Living in a Simulation, Elon Musk Says...
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We're all probably trapped in a "Matrix"-like pseudo existence, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said early Friday (Sept. 7) during a long, wide-ranging and very entertaining appearance on comedian Joe Rogan's podcast.
By ceres on 2018-09-07 15:08 UTC
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