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Flint Activist leeanne Walters won Environmental Prize
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The Flint Activist, who founded a citizens' movement that helped to expose the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, is being hailed as an environmental savior and is one of the recipients of the prestigious 2018 Goldman Environmental Prize. The honor ...
Flint Activist Wins Major Environmental PrizeNPR
Who is LeeAnne Walters? Activist Who Helped Expose Flint Water Crisis Wins Top PrizeYahoo News
Michigan water activist wins environmental prize with SF connectionThe Mercury News
The Hill -Grist -BBC News
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Did last ice age affect breastfeeding in Native Americans?
Fig. 1. Geography of Beringia and levels of UV radiation. (A) Map of Beringia today. Cross-hatching indicates the region in which levels of UVMED (defined as the amount of UV radiation that will produce minimal erythema) that reach the Earth's surface ...
Gene linked to breastfeeding may have boosted survival of earliest AmericansScience Magazine
Breastfeeding changed tooth shape in pre-Native American peoplesZME Science

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Behind the scenes at Alexa's laboratory
"JR" has a big, dumb grin on his face as he meanders around the room. A Bluetooth speaker strapped to his back blasts out the first few lines of the Pharrell Williams song "Happy" before a British woman's voice interrupts to ask Alexa to add a tub of ...
Amazon is reportedly working on its first home robotThe Verge
Job details disappear as report suggests upcoming Amazon-made home robotArs Technica
Domestic robots may be coming to a home near youPress Herald
Mashable -IGN (blog) -The Mac Observer -Android Police
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Fortnite Week 10 Challenges Leaked: Skydive Through Floating Rings
As has become the norm before the release of each set of weekly challenges in Fortnite: Battle Royale, the upcoming objectives have been leaked. We now have at least a sense for what the next challenges will ask you to do for Week 10--the final leg of ...
How to start making ridiculously cool Fortnite videosPolygon
A Surprising, If Lame, Way To Level Up Your Battle Pass In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'Forbes
A University in Ohio Will Offer a Fortnite ScholarshipIGN (blog)
Game Rant -VentureBeat -PC Gamer -Tom's Guide
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Washington Post

NASA baffled by mysterious ice circles in the Arctic
Washington Post
Add this to the ever-growing list of things you have to worry about: Somewhere in the Arctic sea ice, where the temperatures are typically below freezing on even the balmiest days, there is a random pattern of holes, and NASA ? the rocket scientists ...
Bizarre Arctic Sea Ice Circles Spotted During NASA MissionThe Weather Channel
Mysterious Arctic Ice Circles Baffle NASA ScientistsU.S. News & World Report
NASA spots strange ?sorta? circles and holes in Arctic sea iceSlashGear
Live Science -AOL -Treehugger -Inhabitat
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2019 Toyota Avalon: Looks weird, but it's better across the board
It's no secret that I loved the previous generation Toyota Avalon. The new model is objectively better in almost every way. It's more spacious, more comfortable and more pleasing to drive, whether you're looking for comfort from the Limited model or a ...
2019 Toyota AvalonCar and Driver
2019 Toyota Avalon first drive: Finally memorableSlashGear
First Drive: The all-new 2019 Toyota Avalon makes a bold entrance into the usually low-key large car segmentNew York Daily News
Mac Rumors -Forbes -Top Speed -Autoblog (blog)
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YouTube says computers helped it pull down millions of objectionable videos in three months
Bad news for YouTube: Last quarter, users uploaded millions of objectionable videos to the world's largest video site. Good news for YouTube: Last quarter, the site pulled down millions of objectionable videos before any users saw them. The news ...
YouTube removed 8.3 million videos in 3 monthsCNET
YouTube shares first quarterly report on video takedowns, new Reporting dashboard9to5Google
YouTube says computers are catching problem -The Sun -Business 2 Community -TechRadar
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What do Uranus's cloud tops have in common with rotten eggs?
Hydrogen sulfide, the gas that gives rotten eggs their distinctive odor, permeates the upper atmosphere of the planet Uranus - as has been long debated, but never definitively proven. Based on sensitive spectroscopic observations with the Gemini North ...
Uranus Smells Like Rotten
Rotten egg gas around planet UranusBBC News
Science Confirms Uranus StinksIGN (blog)
Gizmodo -Popular Science -Mashable -Live Science
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Unstoppable exploit in Nintendo Switch opens door to homebrew and piracy
The Nintendo Switch may soon be a haven for hackers, but not the kind that want your data ? the kind that want to run SNES emulators and Linux on their handheld gaming consoles. A flaw in an Nvidia chip used by the Switch, detailed today, lets power ...
The ?unpatchable? exploit that makes every current Nintendo Switch hackableArs Technica
Unpatchable flaw found in Nvidia Tegra chipsets. Perfect for hacking Nintendo Switches, BTWThe Register
Nintendo Switch Hacked to Run Custom CodeTom's Guide
GearNuke -TheNerdMag (blog) -GitHub
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Intense Gravity of Super-Earths Could Trap Aliens on Their Home Planet
Rocky worlds larger than Earth are commonplace in the galaxy, and a few of them may even be habitable. Which poses an interesting question: How difficult would it be for aliens living on these super-Earths to launch rockets into space, given the ...
Any Aliens on Super-Earths Would Have a Tough Time Flying to SpacePopular Mechanics
NASA Flying into space with large planets is too complicatedThe Siver Telegram

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