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Select Few Can Truly Drink To Their Health

Select Few Can Truly Drink To Their Health | News we like | Scoop.it
Alcohol's supposed benefit to the heart may only be available to people with the right genes. Christopher Intagliata reports.
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Even the 19th Century Had Needy Nigerian Prince Scams

Even the 19th Century Had Needy Nigerian Prince Scams | News we like | Scoop.it
We've all received that email at least once before. A kind prince/princess/spambot in Nigeria has millions of dollars, and better yet, they want to split it with you.
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First comet drilling ever confirmed: 100% successful mission, says ESA

First comet drilling ever confirmed: 100% successful mission, says ESA | News we like | Scoop.it
Against all odds, Philae has confirmed that the first ever drilling of a comet has happened! ESA has received telemetry data indicating that the drill went down and up. The probe will now analyze whatever material the drill has managed to grab.
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Drones Made Out of Mushrooms Will Decompose When They Crash-Land

Drones Made Out of Mushrooms Will Decompose When They Crash-Land | News we like | Scoop.it
It may not look much different to a regular drone, but that's a good thing—because this little UAV is made from biological materials that allow it to biodegrade and simply melt away into its surroundings.
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This Is How ATMs Get Hacked in Russia: Using Explosives

This Is How ATMs Get Hacked in Russia: Using Explosives | News we like | Scoop.it
Forget super-skinny card skimmers and clever malware attacks . In Russia, many of the attempts to illegally obtain cash from ATMs are rather more crude—because they involve explosives.
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Apple Says So-Called Security Flaw Isn't Actually A Security Flaw

Apple Says So-Called Security Flaw Isn't Actually A Security Flaw | News we like | Scoop.it
Earlier this week, the internet was up in arms about a new iOS vulnerability, dubbed 'Masque Attack', that was discovered by security firm FireEye.
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Rosetta probe lands on comet, reports of technical issues

Rosetta probe lands on comet, reports of technical issues | News we like | Scoop.it
For the first time in history, a probe has landed on the surface of a comet, though the space agency in charge of the mission said that the probe has encountered some technical issues.
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To Solve This Riddle, Look To Your Family

To Solve This Riddle, Look To Your Family | News we like | Scoop.it
This week's puzzle is about a perplexing pedigree. Can you untangle its twisted lines of descent?
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Why We Use "X" as the Unknown in Math

Why We Use "X" as the Unknown in Math | News we like | Scoop.it
For hundreds of years, x has been the go-to symbol for the unknown quantity in mathematical equations. So who started this practice?
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Two ice-age infants found in Alaska are the oldest human remains ever found in the North American Ar

Two ice-age infants found in Alaska are the oldest human remains ever found in the North American Ar | News we like | Scoop.it
Two ice-age infants found in Alaska are the oldest human remains ever found in the North American Arctic, and among the oldest discovered on the entire continent.
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The Century-Old Machine That Gave Us MP3s and JPEGs

The Century-Old Machine That Gave Us MP3s and JPEGs | News we like | Scoop.it
Back in 1894, Olaus Henrici invented a machine called the Harmonic Analyzer.
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This Blood Sensor Isn't Quite A Tricorder, But It's Pretty Damn Close

This Blood Sensor Isn't Quite A Tricorder, But It's Pretty Damn Close | News we like | Scoop.it
Star Trek's tricorder is up there with flying cars and hoverboards as one of those futuristic inventions that always just seems a few years away .
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The New iOS Security Hole Is Worth Paying Attention to but Don't Panic

The New iOS Security Hole Is Worth Paying Attention to but Don't Panic | News we like | Scoop.it
Researchers from the security firm FireEye recently uncovered a nasty little exploit in iOS they're calling a "Masque Attack." Once implemented an attacker can steal banking credentials, dig into email, and plenty more.
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5 Most Embarrassing Software Bugs in History

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Most software today arrives full of small bugs. But big glitches have lost whole spacecraft or could send tourists driving into the ocean
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The Weirdest Alcohol Laws in America

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Growing up in New England, I got used to seeing the supermarket beer aisle shrouded in white plastic every Sunday, lest the alcohol tempt us at a sacred time (thanks Puritans!).
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Why Not All Free Software Is Free

Why Not All Free Software Is Free | News we like | Scoop.it
Meet Matt Lee, the Technical Lead at Creative Commons. He has a good beard, true, but he also believes very strongly in concept of Free Software. Not free as in a free lunch, but free as in free speech.
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How to Switch to Google's New Messenger App for SMS

How to Switch to Google's New Messenger App for SMS | News we like | Scoop.it
There are plenty of ways to manage your SMS messages on Android, from independent apps like Chomp SMS to Google's own Hangouts.
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Facebook Rolls Out Clearer Privacy Policy, But You Still Can't Control Your Data

Facebook Rolls Out Clearer Privacy Policy, But You Still Can't Control Your Data | News we like | Scoop.it
Facebook has condensed its complex and legalese-loaded privacy policy by two-thirds, in hopes of making it easier for the average user to understand.
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Ultimate 3D Printing Guide Video: Open Source Setbacks

Ultimate 3D Printing Guide Video: Open Source Setbacks | News we like | Scoop.it
One of our judges, Matt Stultz, shares his observations after spending the weekend testing printers. Like Anna, he notes that many are pushing for a much more user friendly and commercial product.
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Rosetta mission spacecraft makes historic landing on comet

Rosetta mission spacecraft makes historic landing on comet | News we like | Scoop.it
A European spacecraft made history today by successfully landing on the icy, dusty surface of a speeding comet
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Google's Messenger Gives Android SMS a New Look, Advanced Features

Google's Messenger Gives Android SMS a New Look, Advanced Features | News we like | Scoop.it
It's been awhile since Android's default Messaging app got some really good updates, Google has a new, updated Messenger with better sharing, number blocking, and more.
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11 Clever Uses for Your Old Phone or Tablet

11 Clever Uses for Your Old Phone or Tablet | News we like | Scoop.it
Upgrade time has finally rolled around and you're wondering what to do with your old phone or tablet. If you don't want to flog it on eBay, give it to a friend or donate it to a good cause then there are many different ways you can make use of it.
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Fascinating comparison of the top 10 causes of death in 1900 and 2010

Fascinating comparison of the top 10 causes of death in 1900 and 2010 | News we like | Scoop.it
This chart by the New England Journal of Medicine compares the top causes of death in the United States in 1900 and 2010. The shift is fascinating—in little more than a century, humanity has eradicated so many diseases.
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This CCTV System Actually Edits People Out

This CCTV System Actually Edits People Out | News we like | Scoop.it
You might think that the whole point of surveillance cameras was to, y'know, watch people. But what if we were actually edited out of the street scenes they show?
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How Pixar Uses Math to Make Characters Look Perfect

How Pixar Uses Math to Make Characters Look Perfect | News we like | Scoop.it
It probably won't surprise you that Pixar uses some good old fashioned mathematics in the 3D animation process. What might surprise you is just how much they use math to ensure that their characters look and move perfectly.
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