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Why Some Cars Have Gas Tank Fillers On The Left Or The Right
http://jalopnik.com/why-some-car...

Quick—which side of your car is your fuel filler on? No running outside to look, that’s cheating, and you might get hurt pulling your pants on. Chances are most of you at the very least had to take a moment to think about this. I suspec...

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The Factious, High-Drama World of Bird Taxonomy - The Atlantic
http://www.theatlantic.com/scien...

Some ornithologists have very strong feelings about hyphens.

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A Medicine That Blunts Opioids Can Help Problem Drinkers, Too : Shots - Health News : NPR
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#Naltrexone was approved to treat alcohol disorders more than 20 years ago. But many doctors still don't know that when combined with counseling it can help people resist the urge to drink too much.

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WSJ: Apple will ditch Lightning for USB-C on new iPhones - The Verge
http://www.theverge.com/2017/2/2...

Here’s a rumor we’ve not heard before. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, the next iPhones will feature a "USB-C port for the power cord and other peripheral devices instead of the... #Apple #iPhone

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Living on the TRAPPIST-1 Planets Would Be Very Strange - NBC News
http://www.nbcnews.com/mach/spac...

Astronomers have just discovered seven planets in orbit around #TRAPPIST-1 that could be able to sustain life. How would life on these alien worlds be different than life on Earth?

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Uber Is Doomed
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If there is one quote that sums up the ethos of #Uber, it might be this cut from the company’s firebrand CEO Travis Kalanick: “Stand by your principles and be comfortable with confrontation. So few people are, so when the people with the...

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Early Impressions Of My Very Own Nintendo Switch
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I carry the thing around in a big wool sock and finally had the nerve to play it on the beleaguered C train this morning, fearful someone would try to snatch it. #NintendoSwitch

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Social Media Are Driving Americans Insane - Bloomberg
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/ar...

Almost half say they are “constant checkers.”

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Nasa to host major press conference on 'discovery beyond our solar system' | The Independent
http://www.independent.co.uk/new...

#Nasa is to host a major press conference on a "discovery beyond our solar system". The event will see the revelation of major information about exoplanets, or planets that orbit stars other than our sun, according to a release. It...

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The three reasons YouTubers keep imploding, from a YouTuber - Polygon
http://www.polygon.com/2017/2/21...

The deck is stacked very heavily against us

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A.I. Versus M.D. - The New Yorker
http://www.newyorker.com/magazin...

What happens when diagnosis is automated?

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Tinder announces web version so you can swipe on your computer - The Verge
http://www.theverge.com/2017/3/2...

#Tinder is no longer just a mobile app. Today the company launched a web version of its app, called Tinder Online, which was conceived for users in developing markets who have limited storage on...

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Congress is trying to figure out what to do with the International Space Station after 2024 - The Verge
http://www.theverge.com/2017/3/2...

In 2015, Congress extended #NASA’s operations of the International Space Station through 2024 — but as that deadline approaches, lawmakers are trying to figure what should happen to the orbiting lab... #ISS

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Tesla might have real competition soon-meet the Lucid Air | Ars Technica
http://arstechnica.com/cars/2017...

Still a couple of years from production, but the prototype is very convincing. #Tesla

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After 130 Years, the Dinosaur Family Tree Gets Dramatically Redrawn - The Atlantic
http://www.theatlantic.com/scien...

New research on the creatures’ family tree could “shake dinosaur paleontology to its core.”

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Elon Musk doesn’t think Trump’s new NASA law will help SpaceX get to Mars - Recode
http://www.recode.net/2017/3/22/...

After the president signed the bill, Musk tweeted that more money and support are necessary. #ElonMusk

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Uber used an elaborate secret program to hide from government regulators - The Verge
http://www.theverge.com/2017/3/3...

All to avoid being caught in cities where #Uber wasn’t strictly legal

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The Cult of ‘Zelda: Majora’s Mask’ – The Ringer
http://theringer.com/the-cult-of...

Has the video game spawned the new Slender Man? #Zelda

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How a typo took down S3, the backbone of the internet - The Verge
http://www.theverge.com/2017/3/2...

Earlier this week, much of the internet ground to a halt when the servers that power them suddenly vanished. #Amazon #S3

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