Sleepless Flies Lived Long Lives. Why Not Us? – The New York Times
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Sleepless Flies Lived Long Lives. Why Not Us? – The New York Times

Science|Sleepless Flies Lived Long Lives. Why Not Us?TrilobitesFlies deprived of sleep didn’t see reductions in their life spans. Does that mean we’ve got sleep deprivation all wrong? ImageResearchers developed a system for monitoring fruit flies kept track of their movements with cameras and used tiny motors that would tip the flies any time they went…

Who The Hell Is Going To Win The Champions League? – Deadspin
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Who The Hell Is Going To Win The Champions League? – Deadspin

Photo: Michael Probst (AP)Barcelona. Real Madrid. Liverpool. Juventus. Manchester City. These are all European soccer teams, and more specifically the teams in the Champions League round of 16 that seemed most likely teams to take home the double-eared trophy on June 1. Barcelona and Real Madrid have won the last five Champions League titles between…

Mumps identified on the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville – 4029tv
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Mumps identified on the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville – 4029tv

Mumps identified on the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville Three confirmed and one suspected cases of the mumps have been identified at the University of Arkansas Campus in Fayetteville over the past few weeks. Three confirmed and one suspected cases of the mumps have been identified on the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville,…

Nio Could Be Tesla’s Biggest Threat – Seeking Alpha
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Nio Could Be Tesla’s Biggest Threat – Seeking Alpha

On Tuesday, I detailed my initial thoughts when it came to the 10-K filing from electric vehicle giant Tesla (TSLA). One item I really didn’t cover is the company’s overall results and forward looking picture, especially when it comes to some very interesting competition. Today, I’m here to discuss perhaps the biggest threat to Tesla,…

ATM Hacking Has Gotten So Easy, the Malware’s a Game – WIRED
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ATM Hacking Has Gotten So Easy, the Malware’s a Game – WIRED

Anthony Kwan/Bloomberg/Getty ImagesAs long as there are ATMs, hackers will be there to drain them of money. And while ATM-targeted “jackpotting” malware—which forces machines to spit out cash—has been on the rise for several years, but a recent variant on the scheme takes that concept literally, turning the machine’s interface into something like a slot…

Wallace Broecker, 87, Dies; Sounded Early Warning on Climate Change – The New York Times
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Wallace Broecker, 87, Dies; Sounded Early Warning on Climate Change – The New York Times

ImageDr. Wallace S. Broecker in 2010. His research into the oceans, the atmosphere and the planet’s ice gave him a deep understanding of global warming — a term he helped establish in the popular imagination.CreditCreditBruce Gilbert, via Lamont-Doherty Earth ObservatoryDr. Wallace S. Broecker, one of the first scientists to sound the alarm about climate change…

Xiaomi’s Mi 9 Is a Mid-Range Tease From Overseas – Gizmodo
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Xiaomi’s Mi 9 Is a Mid-Range Tease From Overseas – Gizmodo

Photo: Sam Rutherford (Gizmodo)Since becoming one of China’s most popular smartphone brands, Xiaomi has slowly been gaining steam globally, claiming the top spot in India while also expanding into the Middle East and Europe. And while you can buy a smattering of Xiaomi products like the Mi Box in the U.S., Xiaomi phones are still…

Eating a high-fat diet in your 20s and 30s makes you likely to get heart disease and diabetes later – Daily Mail
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Eating a high-fat diet in your 20s and 30s makes you likely to get heart disease and diabetes later – Daily Mail

Eating a high-fat diet in your 20s and 30s heightens the risk of ill-health later on – and not just because of weight gain.According to researchers at Qingdao University, China, fatty foods cause a reduction in, and mutation of, so-called ‘good’ bacteria in the gut.Specifically, an unhealthy diet modifies microbiomes – which break down food…

Major Asia markets close higher; Chinese yuan jumps – CNBC
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Major Asia markets close higher; Chinese yuan jumps – CNBC

Major Asian stocks markets mostly closed higher on Wednesday, after U.S. President Donald Trump hinted once again that a closely watched trade deadline in March may be pushed back. Mainland Chinese markets closed higher on the day after a whirlwind session which saw it swinging between positive and negative territory. The Shanghai composite gained around…

Anthem Day One Update: Patch Notes Tweak Load Times, Challenges, And More – GameSpot
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Anthem Day One Update: Patch Notes Tweak Load Times, Challenges, And More – GameSpot

Top New Game Releases On Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One, And PC This Week — February 17-23 2019Apex Legends Update Fixes Crashes, Could Bring New Modes – GS News UpdateCall Of Duty: Black Ops 4 – Operation Grand Heist TrailerAnthem Late Game Contracts, Farming for Masterworks And MoreFortnite – Driftboard TrailerFortnite Update Adds Driftboards And…