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instagram.com — The crowdsourced dictionary that defines what we’re really saying when we use everyday words, or maybe you’re already following it. The account on Instagram is still going strong with over 2 million followers and enough submissions to post every day. 2.5m Followers, 21 Following, 3,138 Posts - See …
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cheatsheet.com — The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree’s annual lighting is the most dazzling holiday season draw for New Yorkers and visitors alike. Its lighting attracted more than 20,000 people to midtown Manhattan last year and this year will likely be no different. Full Article >>
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cnn.com — To eliminate the need for plastic dishware, a South African startup has created a bowl you can eat as part of your meal. Food packaging is filling up landfills and polluting our oceans, where materials like plastic and polystyrene can take centuries to decompose. But one company might have a tasty…
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cnn.com — Robots are one step closer to gaining a human sense that has so far eluded them: Touch. Scientists last month unveiled an artificial skin that enables robots to feel and respond to physical contact, a skill that will be needed as they come in increasingly close contact with people. In 2017, manufa…
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sciencealert.com — We spotted it in August: a mysterious object shooting through our Solar System on a strange, hyperbolic trajectory implying that, whatever this thing was, it wasn't from around here. Subsequent analysis confirmed this visitor from deep space, now designated 2I/Borisov, was only the second interstel…
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phys.org — More than half of the climate tipping points identified a decade ago are now "active", a group of leading scientists have warned. This threatens the loss of the Amazon rainforest and the great ice sheets of Antarctica and Greenland, which are currently undergoing measurable and unprecedented change…
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sciencealert.com — A new black hole search method has just yielded fruit, and boy is it juicy. Astronomers have found a stellar-mass black hole clocking in at around 70 times the mass of the Sun - but according to current models of stellar evolution, its size is impossible, at least in the Milky Way. Full Article &gt…
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space.com — See Venus, Jupiter and the crescent moon in the night sky during the week of Thanksgiving. This week, Venus and Jupiter are very low in the southwest during the chilly November dusk. When the month began, they were widely separated, by nearly 24 degrees. Your clenched fist held at arm's length meas…
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engadget.com — While Mandalorian and Baby Yoda merch has disappointed, Williams Sonoma is extending its plot to cash-in on your desire for branded cookware. The latest effort combines two crazes: Instant Pot and Star Wars. The multipurpose pressure cooker is perfectly sized for paintjobs referencing droids and oth…
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