Month: March 2018

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Uber Technologies Inc. has halted autonomous vehicle tests after one of its cars struck and killed a woman in Tempe, Arizona, in what is likely the first pedestrian fatality involving the technology.   The 49-year-old woman, Elaine Herzberg, was crossing the road outside of a crosswalk when the Uber vehicle operating in autonomous mode under the
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Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking were both incredible physicists, wonderful communicators, and inspirations to science lovers the world over.  In a cosmic coincidence, Stephen Hawking passed away this week on March 14 – Einstein’s birthday. But can you tell which of the beautiful minds said these quotes? Take our quiz to find out.   Source
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Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a raft of new nuclear weapons systems at his State of the Nation address on March 1 – and one demonstrates Russia’s apparent disregard for human life.   Known as the Status 6, the underwater, high-speed nuclear-capable torpedo isn’t like other nuclear weapons. While any time an atom is split, there’s
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For 1,500 years, they lay buried among the relics of medieval Germany: the remains of women irreconcilably different to the skeletons around them, courtesy of their towering, elongated skulls.   In fact, the legacy of artificial cranial deformation across human history is so abnormal and ‘other’ it’s sometimes presented as evidence of extra-terrestrial life. A
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For a smartphone with only a few incremental updates over its predecessor, the Galaxy S9 made quite the impression. It’s a fantastic smartphone, and I’ve had to reshuffle the top five phones in this list as a result.   After some more time with the iPhone X, I’ve also reshuffled the order for the latest