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CME, ICE prepare pricing data that could boost bitcoin

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By Tom Polansek CHICAGO (Reuters) - CME Group Inc and rival Intercontinental Exchange Inc plan to publish new pricing data on bitcoin that they say will increase the credibility and transparency for the controversial digital currency. Starting in the fourth quarter, the CME aims to begin...(more) 



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The farm food that could help tackle climate change

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Methane is 20 times as powerful a greenhouse gas as carbon dioxide, and cows are estimated to produce the methane equivalent of four tonnes of CO2 per year, said researchers in Granada. 



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Newly discovered planets may boost search for life beyond Earth

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By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - The discovery of three planets that circle a small, dim star could bolster the chances of finding life beyond Earth, astronomers said on Monday. The Earth-sized planets are orbiting their parent star, located in the constellation Aquarius relatively...(more) 



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US Navy tests world's largest self-driving warship: 132ft-long 'Sea Hunter' drone will scour oceans for enemy subs

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It marks the first step toward sending unmanned cargo vessels between countries, according to military officials, who showed off the ship in San Diego today before it was put in the water. 



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You can recharge your iPhone with fire

a shared story    2 hours 36 minutes ago
Let's say you're stranded on a desert island or even just camping, and you want to charge up your phone. There are obviously no outlets around, which means you're out of luck, right? Wrong. As long as you have the ability to start a fire, you'll...(more) 



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Futuristic hoverboard is the real deal, and it just set a new Guinness World Record for flight

a shared story    3 hours 36 minutes ago
Last month, we were blown away by a new hoverboard video that was so amazing most everyone decided that it had to be fake. The hoverboard in question - dubbed the Flyboard Air - was built by Zapata Racing and featured seemingly impossible specs: autonomous flight...(more) 



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Forget having hundreds of Facebook contacts, our brains can only cope with FOUR true friends

a shared story    3 hours 36 minutes ago
The researchers from Oxford University analysed six billion mobile phone calls made by 35 million people during 2007 to test how many close friends people really have. Stock image. 



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Watch every angle of SpaceX’s historic rocket landing captured in a 360-degree video

a shared story    4 hours 36 minutes ago
After a number of dispiriting rocket landing failures, SpaceX has been on something of a roll lately. This past December, SpaceX successfully nailed its first rocket landing when it managed to launch a Falcon 9 into space and bring the booster back down to earth, landing...(more) 



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1 Star, 3 Exoplanets: The Potentially Habitable TRAPPIST-1 System in Images

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On May 2, 2016, scientists announced the discovery of TRAPPIST-1, an alien solar system 40 light-years from Earth with a tiny, ultracool dwarf star and three small exoplanets that just might be habitable. 



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Major tech breakthrough iPhone users have been waiting for is finally here

a shared story    5 hours 36 minutes ago
Why is the iPhone 6s Plus so gigantic and unwieldy when Samsung's Galaxy S7 edge is wonderfully compact and manageable? Both smartphones have screens that measure 5.5 inches diagonally, so they should be reasonably comparable in size. But alas, the Galaxy S7 edge is a pleasure...(more) 



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The record breaking REAL hoverboard: French daredevil travels more than 2,250 meters on his jet powered gadget

a shared story    5 hours 36 minutes ago
The 37-year-old used his Flyboard Air to break the record off the French Atlantic town of Sausset-les-Pins. He reached a height of 50 meters (165ft) and the record attempt lasted seven minutes. 



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This isn’t your mother’s Mother’s Day gift guide

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Late last year in the heart of the holiday shopping season, we tried something new here at BGR. Instead of running a bunch of holiday-themed gift guides with the same old boring stuff you see on every other site, we published an " un-gift guide "...(more) 



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