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Tesla V9 Update — My First Impressions

My wife noticed a notification on her phone that a software update was available. Why was Henry letting her know before me? Was it because she washed him last week? But I digress. I ran out ...

Sat 13 Oct 18 from CleanTechnica

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Walmart patents biometric shopping cart to track your vitals

Shopping carts are a utilitarian asset meant to help haul goods you intend to purchase to the checkout lanes. Walmart, it seems, believes carts should be capable of far more.

Thu 11 Oct 18 from Techspot

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White Americans see many immigrants as 'illegal' until proven otherwise, survey finds

Fueled by political rhetoric evoking dangerous criminal immigrants, many white Americans assume low-status immigrants from Mexico, El Salvador, Syria, Somalia and other countries President Donald ...

Thu 11 Oct 18 from Phys.org

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Research results in new kits for teaching science

An affordable children's educational kit is the latest commercial spinoff of research pursued by the U.S. Army to create advanced materials for Soldier systems.

Thu 11 Oct 18 from Phys.org

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Does more education stem political violence?

Recent evidence of above-average levels of education among genocide perpetrators and terrorists, such as those who carried out the 9/11 attacks, has challenged the consensus among scholars that ...

Thu 11 Oct 18 from Phys.org

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Tech suffers from lack of humanities, says Mozilla head

Mitchell Baker says firms should hire philosophy and psychology graduates to tackle misinformationTechnology companies need to diversify their hiring practices to include more people from backgrounds ...

Fri 12 Oct 18 from Guardian.co.uk

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Watch: Spoon perform cover of The Clash's 'Clampdown' at Beto O'Rourke rally

During a September debate in the hotly contested Texas Senatorial race between Republican incumbent Ted Cruz and Democratic hopeful Beto O’Rourke, the latter quoted The Clash ...

Fri 12 Oct 18 from AXS

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Beto O’Rourke’s and Ted Cruz’s battle for Texas is the podcast America needs right now

Texas Monthly and Pineapple Street Media are launching Underdog this week. The national magazine features on Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke began well over a year ago. Rolling Stone ...

Fri 12 Oct 18 from Fastcompany Tech

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Even when presented with facts, supported by evidence, many choose not to believe them

In an era of fact-checking and "alternative facts," many people simply choose not to believe research findings and other established facts, according to a new paper co-authored by a professor ...

Tue 9 Oct 18 from Phys.org

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You can improve your spatial skills with training: study

Do you marvel at your friend's ability to assemble complex IKEA furniture and navigate a new city, or do you all-around groan at your own lack of spatial skills? Don't fret! A new CIRES-led ...

Tue 9 Oct 18 from Phys.org

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