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Man Finds 12-Pound Gold Nugget Missed By Hundreds of Prospectors

Man Finds 12-Pound Gold Nugget Missed By Hundreds of Prospectors | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
A prospector made an extraordinary discovery yesterday, when he found an "incredibly rare" 12-pound (5.5-kilogram) gold nugget under only 23 inches of dirt.
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Here's What Happened When Planned Parenthood Gave Out Donald Trump Condoms at the RNC

Here's What Happened When Planned Parenthood Gave Out Donald Trump Condoms at the RNC | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Planned Parenthood gave out Donald Trump-themed condoms to activists, delegates and press at the Republican National Convention.
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Jeff Bezos passes Warren Buffett to become third richest person in the world

Jeff Bezos passes Warren Buffett to become third richest person in the world | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos now worth slightly more than Warren Buffett.
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Chromebooks can run Windows software with CrossOver for Android

Chromebooks can run Windows software with CrossOver for Android | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
It's now possible to install Steam and Windows-only games on your Chromebook. Using CrossOver for Android, a Windows compatibility layer runs on an Android compatibility layer.
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Corning's new Gorilla Glass 5 is meant to survive epic smartphone drops

Corning's new Gorilla Glass 5 is meant to survive epic smartphone drops | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Glassmaker Corning just unveiled its newest version of Gorilla Glass, the chemically strengthened super glass that dozens of consumer electronics makers use in their devices.
Called Gorill
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I thought the Tesla crash might derail self-driving cars. Then I took a ride in one

I thought the Tesla crash might derail self-driving cars. Then I took a ride in one | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Audi's vision of piloted driving is the most sophisticated autonomous system yet. But will Tesla's Autopilot woes sink self-driving cars altogether?
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The first world's first solar-powered airport is in Cochin, India

The first world's first solar-powered airport is in Cochin, India | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Cochin International Airport in India last year became the first in the world to be fully powered by solar energy. Now, it's planning to expand its solar capacity.
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New law makes police cam footage off limits to public

New law makes police cam footage off limits to public | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The bill signed into law by Gov. Pat McCrory details who can view and obtain footage from body and dashboard camera. The footage is no longer public record.
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Nobody Wants to Eat Margarine Anymore

Nobody Wants to Eat Margarine Anymore | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The great grudge match of bread spreads—butter vs. margarine—has a new champion. After several decades of inexplicable margarine-dominance, the trend has finally flipped in butter’s favor.
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BMW web portal vulns pose car hack risk – researchers

BMW web portal vulns pose car hack risk – researchers | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Hey, this isn't the way to Chad's house... and who unlocked the doors?
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This Is How Much It Costs To Hire Your Favorite Band

This Is How Much It Costs To Hire Your Favorite Band | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it

If you wanted to have your favorite band play at your next party, this is how much it's going to set you back.



Uh, I think I'll just be hiring a DJ for the time being...
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A single image file can help hackers steal your iOS passwords

A single image file can help hackers steal your iOS passwords | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
A vulnerability discovered by a Cisco researcher could allow hackers to gain access to the internal storage and stored passwords on your iOS or Mac device.
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Elon Musk Just Outlined Tesla's 'Master Plan' To Take On Uber - Forbes

Elon Musk Just Outlined Tesla's 'Master Plan' To Take On Uber - Forbes | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Tesla wants you to rent our your self-driving car while you're not using it.
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Are These The Most Tech-Savvy States? This Map May Surprise You

Are These The Most Tech-Savvy States? This Map May Surprise You | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
A recent review of the number of tech questions Googled per state found a few states need more help than others
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Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, July 22, 5:43 PM
In thinking about the history of the spread of technology this is fairly appropriate, We also know that rural and distant are affected by lack of convenient access.
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Automatic vehicle trials set for Finnish roads

Automatic vehicle trials set for Finnish roads | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The Finnish Transport Safety Agency Trafi will launch a pilot of automatic cars in Finland later this summer. The agency has granted permits to test the driverless vehicles on Finnish roads.
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Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, July 22, 5:44 PM
Follow the developments in this area.
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China’s new elevated buses can drive right over traffic

China’s new elevated buses can drive right over traffic | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The Loop is Canada’s source for social lifestyle and entertainment content. From life hacks and beauty tips to sex advice from the Golden Girls, we serve up fresh content daily with a dash of perspective and plenty of humour. It’s just what you need, just when you need it!
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A new app lets women charge for a night out. Will dating join the on-demand economy?

A new app lets women charge for a night out. Will dating join the on-demand economy? | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Tara* had struck gold. After spending a lazy Saturday afternoon browsing through the dating app she was currently experimenting with, she hit it off with a nice-sounding guy, and the tw
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Samsung's Galaxy S7 outsells iPhone 6s in US: Is Apple in trouble?

Samsung's Galaxy S7 outsells iPhone 6s in US: Is Apple in trouble? | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Samsung is enjoying a great deal of success in the US with its Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, as its flagship line is wiping the floor with the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus in terms of sales.
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Microsoft wins landmark appeal over seizure of foreign emails

Microsoft wins landmark appeal over seizure of foreign emails | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
A federal appeals court on Thursday said the U.S. government cannot force Microsoft Corp and other companies to turn over customer emails stored on servers outside the United States.
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Sharing your Netflix password is now a federal crime

Sharing your Netflix password is now a federal crime | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Giving a friend your Netflix password to watch the newest season of "Orange Is the New Black" may seem innocent, but it's now a federal crime. An opinion issued by the U.S.
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Six More Women Allege That Roger Ailes Sexually Harassed Them

Six More Women Allege That Roger Ailes Sexually Harassed Them | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
After Fox News host Gretchen Carlson's lawsuit against Ailes, more women come forward.
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Tesla Autopilot Fatality Shows Why Lidar And V2V Will Be Necessary For Autonomous Cars - Forbes

Tesla Autopilot Fatality Shows Why Lidar And V2V Will Be Necessary For Autonomous Cars - Forbes | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The tragic death highlights two important things: First and foremost, Autopilot does not magically transform a Tesla into a self-driving car; and Elon Musk was almost certainly wrong when he said last fall, 'I don’t think you need Lidar. I think you can do this all with passive optical and then with maybe one forward radar.'
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Inside Microsoft’s plan to outsmart Google

Inside Microsoft’s plan to outsmart Google | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Satya Nadella bounded into the conference room, eager to talk about intelligence. I was at Microsoft’s headquarters in Redmond, WA, and the company’s CEO was touting the company's progres
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