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Books and household accessories are easy enough to order online through Amazon but buying the right outfit is a bit trickier. Many of us would prefer to make the trek to the nearest mall to try on that cute...
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Travis Kalanick leaves the driver’s seat at Uber

It’s only been a week into Uber CEO Travis Kalanick’s sudden leave of absence from the ride-hailing startup but he’s already telling us he...
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US drops to 4th on the Top500 list of world’s fastest supercomputer

Coinciding with the kickoff of the ISC High Performance conference in Frankfurt Germany, the Top500 has released the rankings of the worlds most powerful supercomputers....
a binary consisting of two red dwarf stars shown here in an artist's rendering, unleashed a series of powerful flares seen by NASA's Swift

Study suggests that a sun is born in pairs, ours is dubbed ‘Nemesis’

We see stars in pairs and triplets all the time in space. Three-starred Alpha Centauri is just one such example. But scientists never knew...
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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick announces leave of absence

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick just announced he’ll be taking a leave of absence while the company struggles to transform itself in the wake of...
Two reconstructions of the second hominin face

Homo Sapien fossils in Morocco could rewrite human evolutionary history

What looks to be the oldest fossilized remains of Homo Sapiens have been unearthed out of Morocco. As it turns out, this discovery is...

WWF reports that global wildlife populations are dropping

From elephants to frogs to freshwater fish, a new report by the World Wildlife Fund says animals around the globe are in danger of...

Netflix’s Black Mirror ads target users of ad blockers

Netflix's recent ad campaign has jumped in the middle of a seemingly never-ending cat and mouse game between online advertisers and ad blockers. The targeted ads...

Comcast will soon bring data caps to most of the US

Heavy internet users with Comcast subscriptions take heed because your days of unlimited data are numbered. Starting November 1st, Comcast will start imposing a...