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This Crab Clones Its Allies by Ripping Them in Half - The Atlantic
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It wields sea anemones like boxing gloves; if it loses one, it makes another by bisecting the remaining one.

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The Enviable Life of Instamom Amber Fillerup Clark - The Atlantic
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The enviable, highly profitable life of Amber Fillerup Clark, perfect mother and social-media influencer

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Scientists can’t seem to figure out how ancient Mars got so warm - The Verge
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After four and a half years of exploring #Mars, NASA’s Curiosity rover has made a new discovery that only deepens a long-standing mystery about the Red Planet — namely, how the world used to be so...

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How a Video Game Chat Client Became the Web’s New Cesspool of Abuse
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Over 25 million users have flocked to #Discord, a text and voice platform for gamers, since its launch in May of 2015. Despite the company raising at least 30 million in venture capital funding, the company has only five “customer experie...

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Can Uber Outrun Its Own Future? | Vanity Fair
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Burning through cash in a race to escape the economic realities of the ride-hailing market, #Uber is looking to a future without drivers—and now without cars, either.

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Sean Spicer swallows whole packs of gum daily. Is that really a good idea? - Vox
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What medical case studies say about consuming large amounts of sugar-free gum.

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BBC - Earth - How to decide which extinct species we should resurrect
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De-extinction could soon become reality – and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature is already making plans to encourage proper use of the technology

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What Was Our Universe Like Before the Big Bang?
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Theoretical physicists and cosmologists deal with the biggest questions, like “Why are we here?” “When did the universe begin?” and “How?” Another questions that bugs them, and likely has bugged you, is “What happened before ...

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Elon Musk, seeing Tesla's future as an energy company, has dropped "motors" from the company name (TSLA) - Quartz
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#Tesla CEO Elon Musk sees the electric car maker’s future as an energy company.

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Are PCs finally cutting into Apple's domination of the high end? - The Verge
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Microsoft claimed last month that "more people are switching from Macs to Surface than ever before," following what the company described as "the disappointment of the new MacBook Pro." As...

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Sea Turtles Are in Much Worse Shape Than Previously Thought - The Atlantic
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A commonly used counting method might have overestimated their numbers by a factor of two.

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Trump advisers' space plan: To moon, Mars and beyond - POLITICO
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A push by administration advisers to privatize government activities in space is inspiring a battle between traditional aerospace contractors and the new breed of tech entrepreneurs.

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Tesla Nears Record High as Musk Stays Mum on SolarCity's Impact - Bloomberg
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For #Tesla Inc., there’s been little light shed on what the acquisition of money-losing #SolarCity Corp. will mean to the bottom line. That hasn’t stopped its shares from nearing a record high.

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Is Google Maps trying to be a social network? - The Verge
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Google Maps just added a new feature that allows users to create lists of favorite locations, for themselves or to share with family or friends. You can also follow your friends’ lists of favorite...

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Someone Created A Pokémon Red and Blue 'Virus', And It's Wild
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It’s been over twenty years since the release of the original Red and Blue, but people are still messing around with the games to discover new glitches and exploits. #Pokemon

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SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket is about to launch from a pad used for the first Moon mission - The Verge
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#SpaceX is gearing up for its next Falcon 9 rocket launch from Cape Canaveral, but this mission will be a little different from the company’s past launches from the Florida coast. The Falcon 9 won’t...

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Prince’s music has returned to streaming services - The Verge
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Before his death last year, #Prince was famously protective of his work, and had pulled his music from most streaming services two years ago.

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Elon Musk Responds to Claims of Low Pay, Injuries, and Anti-Union Policies at Tesla Plant [Updates]
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#Tesla’s effort to bring electric cars to the world has often felt like science fiction in real life. CEO Elon Musk’s continued defense of and association with the decided anti-science Trump administration has cracked that illusion somew...

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Google’s DeepMind pits AI against AI to see if they fight or cooperate - The Verge
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In the future, it’s likely that many aspects of human society will be controlled — either partly or wholly — by artificial intelligence. AI computer agents could manage systems from the quotidian...

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SpaceX aims to launch every two to three weeks in 2017 - The Verge
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#SpaceX has always had big ambitions of launching its Falcon 9 rockets as frequently as possible, and this year the company is hoping to reach its highest launch cadence yet. SpaceX president Gwynne...

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