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Scientists Use Ancient DNA to Identify Bizarre Species That Baffled Darwin

What has a body like a humpless camel, legs like a skinny rhino, and a face like the short-trunked saiga antelope? Until only recently, the accepted answer was Charles Darwin’s , and I paraphrase: “I have no idea what the hell this is.” Read more..

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Google Slapped With Record $2.7 Billion Fine in Europe For Manipulating Shopping Results

This morning, government regulators in Europe hit Google with a record €2.42 billion fine, roughly the equivalent of $2.7 billion US. The search engine company was found to be manipulating search results to favor its own shopping service, a violation of antitrust laws

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Top EPA Official ‘Bullied’ Scientist to Change Testimony About Dismissed Scientists

According to emails obtained by the New York Times , the top scientist on the Environmental Protection Agency’s scientific review board was instructed to downplay the mass dismissal of advisors when she testified before Congress. “I felt bullied,” she says now.

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Without Chrono Trigger, the SNES Classic Is Just a Fancy Brick

On Monday, Nintendo formally announced the feverishly-anticipated Super Nintendo Classic Edition , a miniature version of the beloved 16-bit console coming to stores this September.

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Tom Holland Confirms That Peter Parker Appeared in Iron Man 2 (UPDATED)

For years, it was one of the better fan theories out there, and now it’s confirmed to be true: Peter Parker was in Iron Man 2 .

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Watch SpaceX Outdo Itself With Second Successful Launch and Landing in 48 Hours [Updated]

Little by little, SpaceX manages to break new ground for itself with each successive launch. Today, Elon Musk’s aerospace startup will attempt to launch its second rocket within 48 hours. The launch window opens at 4:24PM EST and you can see it right here

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Hot New Cryptocoin Exchange Pledges to Pay Back Losses Following Flash Crash

Cryptocurrencies are risky as hell. A new competitor in the blockchain currency world, Ethereum , has recieved a lot of attention recently for its ridiculous gains in value. Many feared that a flash crash last week was a sign of shady dealings on the exchange, but the company behind it is reassuring investors that… Read more..

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Trump Confirms That He Said the Mean Healthcare Bill Is "Mean"

Once again, Donald Trump has thrown his defenders under the bus. Early Sunday morning, the president appeared on Fox News and blurted out that he really did call the House Republican healthcare bill “mean” behind closed doors.

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Google will stop scanning free Gmail accounts for targeted ads

It’s not really a secret that Google built its massive wealth on advertising, but the measures it takes to deliver relevant ads to users haven’t always gone over well.

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We Have Got to Talk About That Jaw-Dropping Doctor Who Cliffhanger

Tonight, Doctor Who made the Cybermen great again, after years of not knowing what to do with the show’s perennial runners-up in the “best monster” rankings. But it also delivered a dread-laden build-ups to one of the all-time great cliffhangers in the show’s history: one we have to talk about right now . Read more...

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