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Graphene E-Readers Could Be Far More Sturdy

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I love my Kindle, but mostly because of Amazon’s warranty. In five years of owning Kindles, I have broken three, all entirely because of user error that involved a sharp force to the unyielding e-ink display. A new tech from China promises to put a stop...(more) 



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This Hoverboard Actually Flies And It Just Set A World Record

a shared story    1 hour 12 minutes ago
When video surfaced of a hoverboard in action a few weeks ago—not those ones that roll around on the ground, but a hoverboard that actually flies—there were plenty of YouTube comments questioning its authenticity. It is most definitely real, and its creator just set a world...(more) 



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LGBT rights protesters vow to keep fighting Mississippi law

a shared story    2 hours 12 minutes ago
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Hundreds of supporters of lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender rights protested Sunday against a new Mississippi law they call discriminatory, saying they're not giving up their fight. 



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Vimeo acquires VHX as it builds out business models for indy video creators

a shared story    3 hours 12 minutes ago
Consumers can't get enough of online video, an increasingly they are willing to pay for it. The rise of services like Netflix is one example, as are the ad-free versions introduced by YouTube and Hulu. Smaller independent creators have also begun to tap into this demand,...(more) 



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Microsoft release VR version of Minecraft for Samsung’s Gear headset

a shared story    3 hours 12 minutes ago
Minecraft: Gear VR Edition is a mobile virtual reality game that costs $6.99 through the Oculus Store for the Samsung Gear headset, and will allow gamers to step inside the worlds they’ve built. 



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Apple's Mother's Day ad: Moms use iPhones too!

a shared story    4 hours 12 minutes ago
Apple continues its "Shot on iPhone" ad campaign with a new Mother's Day commercial, seemingly created with the intention of sending me into a wild tailspin because here I am creating internet content, and all the while I've apparently forgotten to call my dear old Mom...(more) 



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Authorities say death at Apple headquarters was suicide

a shared story    5 hours 12 minutes ago
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities say a young Apple employee took his own life at the company's headquarters this week.... 



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BMW's i3 electric car is getting a bigger battery, 114-mile range

a shared story    6 hours 12 minutes ago
BMW's i3 electric car will have a little more juice for 2017, gaining a bigger battery to boost its electric range from 80 to 114 miles. Thanks to denser lithium ion batteries, the i3 goes from 22 kWh to 33 kWh without physically increasing the size...(more) 



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Here's Exactly How Congress Wants To Measure The A-10 Warthog's Replacement

a shared story    7 hours 12 minutes ago
America’s ancient but venerable flying tank, the A-10 Warthog, is on the budgetary chopping block. Congress is fighting to keep it flying , and has laid out exactly what they want to see out of any potential replacement jet.Read more... 



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The best, worst and most awkward moments from the 2016 White House Correspondents Dinner

a shared story    8 hours 12 minutes ago
The best, worst and most awkward moments from the 2016 White House Correspondents Dinner 



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The CIA is tweeting the 2011 bin Laden raid in 'real time'

a shared story    9 hours 12 minutes ago
The official CIA Twitter account is a strange place, filled with ICYMI's from decades ago, facts about invisible ink, and images of counterfeit Nazi paraphernalia. The agency will often tweet about historic military operations whose details are no longer classified, but today it seems to be...(more) 



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Astronomers found a tailless comet, named after a breed of cats without tails

a shared story    10 hours 12 minutes ago
Scientists have discovered a comet without a tail, making it the first of its kind. The discovery of the comet could give astronomers clues regarding the formation of the solar system, Reuters reports. Perhaps this doesn't sound quite as much fun as the booze-spewing comet scientists...(more) 



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