Behind The Scenes At The Tesla Secret Level III Event, The Launch Of The SpaceX Falcon Heavy – CleanTechnica
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Behind The Scenes At The Tesla Secret Level III Event, The Launch Of The SpaceX Falcon Heavy – CleanTechnica

April 22nd, 2019 by Paul Fosse  Although we at CleanTechnica have already published one article on the Falcon Heavy launch, I decided to also write about what I learned at the event. Why Go To The Launch? There are many answers to this question, but the first answer is FOMO, or Fear Of Missing Out.…

Skipping breakfast tied to higher risk of heart-related death, study finds – CNN
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Skipping breakfast tied to higher risk of heart-related death, study finds – CNN

(CNN)Whether you eat breakfast might be linked with your risk of dying early from cardiovascular disease, according to a new study.Skipping breakfast was significantly associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular-related death, especially stroke-related death, in the study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology on Monday.After a person’s age, sex, race,…

Supreme Court Will Hear Cases On LGBTQ Discrimination Protections For Employees – NPR
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Supreme Court Will Hear Cases On LGBTQ Discrimination Protections For Employees – NPR

The U.S. Supreme Court will take up three cases that hinge on federal discrimination laws and whether they protect LGBTQ workers when its new term begins in October. Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty Images The U.S. Supreme Court will take up three cases that hinge on federal discrimination laws and whether…

Meal Kits Have Smaller Carbon Footprint Than Grocery Shopping, Study Says – NPR
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Meal Kits Have Smaller Carbon Footprint Than Grocery Shopping, Study Says – NPR

While it may seem that heaps of plastic from meal kit delivery services like Blue Apron makes them less environmentally friendly than traditional grocery shopping, a new study says the kits actually produce less food waste. Derek Davis/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Derek Davis/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images While…

If You Used This App, the Password of the Private WiFi Networks You Connected to Leaked Online – Gizmodo
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If You Used This App, the Password of the Private WiFi Networks You Connected to Leaked Online – Gizmodo

Photo: Tom Pennington / GettyThousands of users of an app called WiFi Finder, the stated purpose of which is, obviously, to locate and provide credentials for public wifi hotspots, inadvertently submitted their own home wifi passwords to the app’s database, which has now leaked online.Le sigh. TechCrunch reported Monday that the app—which appears to be…

Don’t Let the Event Horizon Steal the Limelight, Save Some for the Ergosphere – The Wire
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Don’t Let the Event Horizon Steal the Limelight, Save Some for the Ergosphere – The Wire

A black hole’s gravitational influence is a twisted – and twisting – thing, with many parts to it. We all know about the event horizon because of its wondrous ability to capture ‘even light’ within its envelope, keeping everything within trapped in absolute darkness for as long as the black hole lives. But beyond the…

Sri Lanka bombings death toll rises to 290 in ‘brand-new type of terrorism’ – CNN
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Sri Lanka bombings death toll rises to 290 in ‘brand-new type of terrorism’ – CNN

(CNN)Eight coordinated explosions that tore through churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday have killed at least 290 people and injured another 500, in what officials have called a “brand-new type of terrorism.”Police have arrested 24 people in connection with the suicide bombs, the worst violence the South Asian island has seen since…

Health Ministry urges Israeli airlines to vaccinate crews against measles – The Times of Israel
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Health Ministry urges Israeli airlines to vaccinate crews against measles – The Times of Israel

Israel’s El Al airlines has vaccinated more than 250 flight crew members against measles in recent says after the Health Ministry ordered all local airlines to inoculate all their staff as the highly contagious disease continues to spread. The Health Ministry order came after a flight attendant and a 10-year-old boy were suspected to have…

To survive trade battles, China manufacturers deploy every weapon they can – Reuters
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To survive trade battles, China manufacturers deploy every weapon they can – Reuters

GUANGZHOU, China (Reuters) – Manufacturers in China facing trade barriers are deploying an array of moves to try to keep foreign customers – giving discounts, tapping tax breaks, trimming workforces and, occasionally, shifting production overseas to skirt tariffs. FILE PHOTO: Visitors attend the China Import and Export Fair, also known as Canton Fair, in the…

Google improves Knowledge Graph search cards: Material refresh, additional information, more tabs – Android Police
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Google improves Knowledge Graph search cards: Material refresh, additional information, more tabs – Android Police

A few months ago, Google began testing a new interface for search card results, which removes the bold header color, uses a new Follow button with the Discover logo, and introduces more tabs for accessing relevant information about the subject. That interface seems to be rolling out more widely now and comes with redesigns for…