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Researchers create prosthetic hand that offers more lifelike dexterity

Researchers at Georgia Tech have developed a prosthetic hand inspired by the bionic one given to Star Wars' Luke Skywalker. What sets this one apart from other prosthetics is the amount of dexterity it offers, allowing users to move individual finger...

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Relive the Wild Runway Looks From the Victoria’s Secret Runway

The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show is hands down the best runway show of the year.

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Chainfire is retiring from SuperSU development

A pebble dropped in the Android ocean and it might cause large waves that will be felt long after.

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Google Allo for Web finally becomes a little more useful

Allo is one of those “yet another Google messaging service” that both makes sense and, at the same time, doesn’t.

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Georgia city will create 345 acre Amazon City if it gets company’s HQ2

The city of Stonecrest, Georgia is desperate to become the location of Amazon’s corporate hub dubbed HQ2, and it is willing to change its name to prove it. The city has declared that it will rename (part of) itself “Amazon” if it becomes the coveted location for Amazon’s second North American headquarters. Plans to establish HQ2 were revealed early last … Continue reading

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Google Home night mode lets users schedule quiet hours

Having Google Home speak at full volume is fine during the day but unwelcome at 3AM.

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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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The Number of Dollar Store Items The Richest Person In Every State Can Buy

Forbes recently released its list of the richest person in every state . But when we’re talking about so much money, it can be hard to wrap our heads around just how wealthy these people are. But don’t worry, Gizmodo is here to help.

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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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