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nbcnews.com — A major Greenland glacier that was one of the fastest shrinking ice and snow masses on Earth is growing again, a new NASA study finds. The Jakobshavn glacier around 2012 was retreating about 1.8 miles and thinning nearly 130 feet annually. But it started growing again at about the same rate in the …
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techcrunch.com — Apple announced… a credit card. The Apple Card is designed for the iPhone and will work with the Wallet app. You sign up from your iPhone and you can use it with Apple Pay in just a few minutes. Before introducing the card, Apple CEO Tim Cook shared a few numbers about Apple Pay. This year, Apple …
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boredpanda.com — In a galaxy far far away (Germany) Hubert Zitt, professor at the Zweibrücken University of Applied Sciences and known for Star Trek and Star Wars lectures, along with a small team, transformed the Zweibrück Observatory of the Natural Science Association into a giant R2-D2 – and it is out of this wor…
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ladbible.com — Why haven't we made contact with alien civilisations yet then? It's a question I ask myself on a daily basis... then I tell myself to shut up because they're not real. Rational? In denial? Hey, we can only go on the evidence on front of us. But we may finally have stumbled across the truth. Aliens …
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space.com — An autonomous mini-helicopter flying to Mars with NASA. A few brief hops in the Martian air two years from now could help open alien worlds to an entirely new kind of exploration. An autonomous mini-helicopter will fly with NASA's Mars 2020 rover mission, which is scheduled to launch in July of t…
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hackaday.com — If you are a certain age, you probably remember the promise of supersonic transports. The Concorde took less than 4 hours to go across the Atlantic, but it stopped flying in 2003 and ended commercial supersonic passenger flights  But back in the 1970s, we thought the Concorde would give way not to o…
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abcnews.go.com — Rescue helicopters were battling severe winds on Saturday to airlift more than 1,300 people off a Viking Cruises' ship that issued a distressed call after an engine failure off the coast of Norway. Of the 1,300 stranded, 915 were passengers on the Viking Cruises' ship called The Viking Sky, Norway'…
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livescience.com — Earth just got another dazzling glamour shot, thanks to a satellite that snapped its photo on the March 20 spring equinox. This photo shows half of the planet illuminated in light, and the other steeped in darkness, just like a black-and-white cookie. This beautiful symmetry is no surprise for anyo…
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townandcountrymag.com — The 2019 list of the best airlines in the world is available now. From the top domestic airline to the best airlines to fly internationally. It's no secret that air travel isn't the most glamorous—or comfortable—experience. We've all heard the horror stories about inexplicable delays, questionable …
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bbc.com — The prime minister said the gun laws had to change after a man killed 50 people at two mosques. New Zealand will ban all types of semi-automatic weapons used in the Christchurch attacks, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said. The country's gun laws have been in the spotlight since 50 people were …
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