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Facebook just hit 2 billion monthly active human content sharing slave machines (or: “users”)

By Kerry Flynn So, the world’s only got 7 billion people in it, and only 3.2 billion are online. On Tuesday, Facebook announced that they reached 2 billion monthly active users. So, yeah:  …read more

NASA has achieved a significant milestone in its effort to make supersonic passenger jet travel over land a real possibility by completing the preliminary design review (PDR) of its Quiet Supersonic Transport or QueSST aircraft design. …read more

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By Brian Koerber Smoking weed and eating cereal go together like peanut butter and jelly, so why not do both at the same time? Cannabis technology has boomed since recent legalization, …read more

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By Molly Sequin Fidget spinners — yeah, they’re still a thing. So why not capitalize on the phase if you can? …read more

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By Karla Lant, Futurism Scientists are reviewing plans for an electric-powered space tug, which would transport cargo between the moon and Earth without expensive fuels. …read more

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NASA’s Kepler space telescope team has released a mission catalog of planet candidates that introduces 219 new planet candidates, 10 of which are near-Earth size and orbiting in their star’s habitable zone, which is the range of distance from a star where liquid water could pool on the surface of …read more

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By Johnny Lieu How unsurprising: Everyone on the internet is immature. A group of Australian researchers from Museum Victoria and the CSIRO — the nation’s scientific research agency — have just completed a month-long journey along the eastern coast of the country, keeping a record of what oddities lurk deep beneath the oceans. SEE …read […]

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By Cassie Murdoch The world first learned about the existence of Tinder Select earlier this year, but details have been hard to come by. Until now. …read more

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By Karissa Bell Facebook just took a big step forward in its quest to make its automated bots more like humans. The company’s AI researchers have taught the bots how to negotiate.  …read more

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By Kerry Flynn Who knew just over 2,900 words could have such a profound effect on one of the the world’s richest companies? …read more

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