Twitter May Be Holding On to DMs Long After You Think They're 'Deleted'

Twitter has had a number of privacy issues recently, from failing to protect private tweets to surfacing deleted location information. Now, it appears Twitter may be holding on to data it claims it deletes.Read more...
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Did This Old Russian Jet Help Inspire the F-35?

Or one big feature of the VTOL version?
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Dune Is Coming to Spice Up Thanksgiving 2020

With seemingly every actor in Hollywood lining up to be in Denis Villeneuve’s Dune, it makes sense Warner Bros. would finally line up a release date. And so it has.Read more...
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France suggests glyphosate exit could be even slower than planned

Only half of France's farmland could do without glyphosate-based weed-killers by 2021, the country's farm minister suggested, further lowering an initial ambition to get rid of the controversial chemical by then. In November 2017, President Emmanuel Macron pledged to ban glyphosate in France within three years, rejecting a European Union decision to extend its use for five years after a heated debate over whether the weed-killer, developed by Bayer-owned Monsanto, can cause cancer.
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Nigeria presidential election could be delayed in some areas: sources

Nigeria's presidential election set for Saturday is now expected to be delayed in parts of the country, two diplomats and a government source said on Friday, citing difficulties in transporting electoral materials in some areas. President Muhammadu Buhari faces a tight election contest in Africa's largest economy, top oil producer and most populous nation against the main opposition candidate, businessman and former vice president Atiku Abubakar. An official of the Independent National Elector...
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Read This Before Selling Austin Engineering Limited (ASX:ANG) Shares

Want to participate in a short research study? Help shape the future of investing tools and you could win a $250 gift card! We often see insiders buying up sharesRead More...
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Google Is Forcing Some Nest Customers to Reset Their Potentially Compromised Passwords

After Nest contacted its customers earlier this month urging them to better secure their accounts, it appears the company is now taking the reins.Read more...
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Every Important Astrological Event and Date You Need to Know in 2019

Find out how all the year's eclipses, retrogrades, and full moons can affect your life.
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After twin-astronaut tests, NASA readies new wave of studies on space health risks

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Almost three years after NASA astronaut Scott Kelly returned from spending nearly a year in orbit, researchers are still poring over the data collected during an unprecedented study comparing his health with that of his earthbound twin brother. They say the comparison hasn't raised any red flags about long-term spaceflight on the International Space Station. "On the whole, it's encouraging," Craig Kundrot, director of NASA's Space Life and Physical Sciences Researc...
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Captain Scott lost race to South Pole because he didn't have 'class clown' in his team, scientists say

The reasons for Captain Scott’s heroic failure to become the first to conquer the South Pole have excited fevered debate for more than a century. Was the British expedition beaten by Rauld Amundsen’s Norwegian team by just over a month because of unfavourable weather; did they mismanage their supplies; was it the failure of the relief dogs to turn up that ultimately sealed Scott’s icy fate on the long return march? All these undoubtedly played a role, but now NASA scientists have come up with a ...
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Uber Sues New York City Over Rule Limiting Number of Drivers

In the suit filed Friday, Uber argues the city doesn’t have the evidence to prove that claim. The company also alleges that Mayor Bill de Blasio is treating the business unfairly. According to a copy of the complaint provided by Uber, the company said the mayor doesn’t intend to review ongoing congestion studies on their merits and instead has already committed to perpetually cap the number of drivers in the city.
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The U.S. Navy’s Big Mistake—Building Tons of Aircraft Carriers

The Pentagon behaves as if aircraft carriers will rule forever … they won’t.
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The Creators of Proactiv Just Launched a New Adult Acne Line

Here are all the details.
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Star Trek: Discovery's Stars Reveal More About Last Night's Big Surprise

Star Trek: Discovery’s stars finally got a chance to talk more in depth about a big plot kept secret for a while.Read more...
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8 Chilling Disney Theories That Will Ruin Your Day

Is Mary Poppins evil? Who really killed Ariel's mom? We may not have the answers but we have some dark theories.
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For Mild Flu Season, More Deaths Than Expected

This flu season is a relatively mild one, but the viral illness is now widespread in the U.S. and medical appointments for flu are at their highest point so far this year. From the beginning of O...
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Leaky Database Reveals Horrifying GPS Surveillance of China's Uyghur Muslims

A misconfigured online database has exposed new details of China’s tyrannical surveillance apparatus, which the country’s government has used to further suppress one of its most persecuted populations.Read more...
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Iran confirms second failed satellite launch: NBC News

Iran bid to launch a second satellite in the past two months has failed, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in an interview with NBC News published on Friday. Despite both failures, Zarif's confirmation is likely to raise tensions with the United States, which is concerned the long-range ballistic technology used to send satellites into space could also be used to launch warheads. A representative for the U.S. National Security Council did not immediately respond to a request f...
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The Muse Ryan Adams Was Hiding In Plain Sight | Deadspin Bob Costas Wants To Have It Both Ways | The

The Muse Ryan Adams Was Hiding In Plain Sight | Deadspin  | The Grapevine On Jussie Smollett, Misreporting, and the Fine Line Between Healthy Skepticism and MAGA Propaganda | Splinter What Did We Just Learn? | The A.V. Club Jordan Peele sheds light on the infuriating injustice of…
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Gene-edited animal plan to relieve poverty in Africa

Researchers in Edinburgh develop gene-edited farm animals for poor farmers in Africa.
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The Sheer Distance Opportunity Roved Across Mars Still Has Us in Awe

As we remember the now-officially-dead Opportunity rover this week, one fact keeps sticking out to me: That machine traveled a whopping 28 miles across the surface of another planet. And it did so in short, nerve-wracking spurts. Spread over the course of 14 years, 28 miles may not sound like that much, but consider…Read more...
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Amazon's NYC Retreat Heralds New Era of Corporate Welfare Fights

In Wisconsin, Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn was backing away from promises it made in exchange for billions in incentives. Stoked by Amazon’s decision to turn its search for a new office hub into a nationwide reality show, a long-simmering backlash to corporate subsidies is coming to a boil. State legislators in Connecticut, Florida, Illinois and New York are targeting subsidies to individual companies.
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This New Acne-Fighting Treatment Is a Major Game Changer For Inflamed Skin

Even with a surplus of over-the-counter products claiming to zap zits instantly, successfully dealing with acne is no easy feat. As a result, we’ve kept an eye on the beauty market for effective acne treatments for quite some time now, but even the most promising treatments we’ve seen tend to be harsh on those with sensitive skin, leaving a large percentage of acne-sufferers out of luck. You May Also Like: Those Black Dots on Your Nose Are Probably Not BlackheadsHowever, it ...
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In Hindsight Maybe This Pro-Fentanyl Rap Video Made by a Pharma Company Wasn't the Best Look

That drug companies have fueled the opioid crisis by flooding the market with deceptively marketed, highly addictive painkillers is no secret. But the antics of Insys Therapeutics, now being revealed in an ongoing federal court battle, seem especially evil. Well, evil and incredibly, supremely ridiculous.Read more...
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Space Harpoon Successfully Snatches Floating Hunk of Space Junk

A small satellite has captured a piece of space debris using a claw-tipped harpoon. The test represents an important technological achievement given our mounting space junk problem.Read more...
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Medicare May Start Covering Gene Immunotherapy Cancer Treatments

The Center for Medicare and Medicare Services is proposing to cover new, expensive gene immunotherapy treatments for cancer...with some stipulations.
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With climate change, sunny day flooding incur losses too

With greater and greater frequency, the parking lot in the small historic port of Annapolis near Washington is flooded even on sunny days: water washes in, pushed by the force of ever higher tides. Researchers at Stanford University are using a novel method to estimate the cost, published Friday in the journal Science Advances, in hopes of raising awareness of the more mundane, everyday consequences of a warming climate. "So often we think of climate change and sea level rise as these huge ide...
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Mexico to inject $3.9 billion in Pemex, seeks to prevent credit downgrade

It now holds roughly $106 billion in financial debt, the highest of any national oil company in Latin America. Fitch said on Friday that the plan, which includes additional tax cuts, more government spending on the company and debt refinancing, would likely not be enough to prevent "continued deterioration" in Pemex's credit quality. The agency cited an ongoing "significant level of underinvestment" for Pemex.
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Democrats Look To Declare National Emergency Over Climate Change, Not A ‘Fake Crisis’

Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) swung back at President Donald Trump'sdeclaration of a national emergency on Friday over a border wall by announcingplans to introduce
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Finally, a Liquid Cooled Mattress. Preorder Eight Sleep's Pod and Save $250.

We’ve seen smart mattresses with dual-zone heating, which is perfectly fine, but it basically amounts to a smartphone-connected electric blanket. But raises the game with a true, active heating and cooling system.Read more...
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