Why seahorses have square tails

3-D printed seahorse tails reveal possible benefits of square cross-sections for armor and gripping.

17 hours ago from ScienceNews

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Reddit in revolt: Moderators shut down popular parts of the website in solidarity with fired friend

Reddit has been plunged into crisis as several of the site's most popular subreddits have switched to private mode following the unexplained dismissal of Victoria Taylor, a key member of the ...

4 hours ago from The Independent

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Chevy's 2016 cars can keep charging phones from overheating

Early summer on the East Coast hasn't been its usual level of brutal this year, but it's only a matter of time before smartphones start wigging out in the heat. Things only get trickier when ...

5 hours ago from Engadget

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Steve Jobs trailer: Michael Fassbender plays deranged 'genius' in Danny Boyle film

Steve Jobs is given a far from flattering portrayal in Danny Boyle's upcoming biopic about the late Apple CEO judging by the film's first official trailer.

Wed 1 Jul 15 from The Independent

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Facebook tests video ads in budding YouTube challenge

Facebook on Thursday confirmed that it is dabbling in video ads and sharing revenue with content creators, in a move that would compete with Google-owned YouTube.

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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Mastercard testing 'selfie security'

Mastercard tests a smartphone app that uses facial recognition to verify online purchases.

32 minutes ago from BBC Technology

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Plex Forums Hacked, Hacker Demanding Ransom Or Else

If you use movie streaming service Plex and have posted on its forums before, or maybe you're just really active on its forums, you might want to change your passwords. The service has recently ...

2 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Former federal agent pleads guilty to stealing bitcoins

A former undercover federal agent pleaded guilty to extortion and related charges after acknowledging he channeled more than $700,000 in digital currency from the Silk Road online drug bazaar ...

Wed 1 Jul 15 from Phys.org

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Lawsuit over Samsung phone software

Samsung is being taken to court in China over "unwanted" apps and other software it loads on its handsets.

2 minutes ago from BBC Technology

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Casio is making smartwatches, too

When America's greatest actor needed to defuse a bomb mounted to a passenger bus, there was only one name he could trust to keep time: Casio. Like Keanu Reeves, the company's fallen out of the ...

9 hours ago from Engadget

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