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White-hot electric car startup Faraday Future jumps into Formula E racing

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Faraday Future is apparently the real deal. Bankrolled by Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting, the electric car startup announced today a new partnership with Dragon Racing that will see the company lend its expertise towards producing an electric car for use in the FIA Formula E Championship....(more) 



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‘VR porn’ Google searches up 9,900% since 2014 - setting it up to be the 3rd largest virtual reality sector by 2025

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Data from Google Trends shows that searches for 'VR porn' have increased 100-fold over the past 17 months, with experts predicting 30m people will be using headsets to watch porn by the end of this year. 



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Apple blasts Spotify for wanting special App Store treatment

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There's certainly no love lost between Apple and Spotify as the rivalry between the two companies came to a head earlier this week. Spotify's general counsel, if you recall, recently lambasted Apple for refusing to approve Spotify's latest app update because the app does not make...(more) 



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BMW will mass produce a self-driving car by 2021

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Tesla and Google aren't the only companies working towards a future filled with self-driving cars. BMW earlier today boldly announced its plan to begin mass producing a self-driving car by 2021. As part of its 5-year plan to make autonomous driving a reality, BMW will rely...(more) 



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Impossible vanishing stars could be signs of advanced alien life

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Finding extraterrestrial civilisations with technology far beyond our own could be as simple as catching stars or galaxies in a disappearing act 



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I traveled with a smart carry-on and I’m never using a ‘dumb’ bag again

a shared story    3 hours 49 minutes ago
Nearly three hours had passed before the realization finally hit me: I left my carry-on in the trunk of the taxi that drove me home from the airport. My laptop, my clothes and everything else I had stuffed into my little Tumi suitcase were no longer...(more) 



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Why Does Cooking Oil Go Rancid?

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Cooking oil is an essential kitchen ingredient — that is, until it goes rancid. The culprits behind this expiration can be found in pretty much every kitchen. They include exposure to light, heat, water, certain microbes and the very air people breathe. 



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Best cheap in-ear headphones to replace your stock earbuds

a shared story    4 hours 49 minutes ago
We've got a big holiday weekend coming up here in the United States and if you ask us, there are really only three things you need to celebrate our nation's independence: burgers, beer, and paid iOS apps on sale for free. We can't help you with...(more) 



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Hunting for Alien Exoplanets with Mobile Astronomy Apps

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In this edition of Mobile Astronomy, we'll look at how exoplanets are discovered, whether they could host life and how you can use your astronomy app to see some of the host stars with your naked eyes or backyard telescope. 



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Facebook is making it easier to post in multiple languages

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We've got a big holiday weekend coming up here in the United States and if you ask us, there are really only three things you need to celebrate our nation's independence: burgers, beer, and paid iOS apps on sale for free. We can't help you with...(more) 



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A roundup of original iPhone reviews that got everything completely wrong

a shared story    6 hours 49 minutes ago
When the iPhone burst onto the scene in 2007, it was evident that the world of mobile technology would never be the same. While the original iPhone admittedly had its fair share of shortcomings (it lacked 3G, MMS support, copy and paste etc.), its multitouch display...(more) 



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Infant Cadavers Were Prized by Victorian Anatomists

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Victorian doctors and medical students seeking to understand how human bodies worked in life gained many of their insights by studying them in death. 



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