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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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What Sorcery Keeps This Giant Ball Floating on a Tiny Stream of Water?

We’ve all made a tiny ping-pong ball float on a hair dryer, but what YouTube’s Veritasium is demonstrating here—a giant styrofoam ball floating on the side of a thin stream of water —seems to contradict every scientific law governing our universe.

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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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How One Man Overcame Blindness and Started an Audiobook Show for New Scifi and Fantasy

In early 2015, 33-year-old Chris Herron was declared legally blind, and was told he had an 80-percent chance of losing his sight entirely in three months.

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Zuckerberg’s Campaign Tour 2020 Pulls Over to Explain What a Truckstop Is

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is still on his listening tour/presidential campaign test run and he’s been very busy the last few days. Just moments ago he showed up in Omaha to visit the Pride Festival . But Friday’s late-day stop to speak with truckers in Iowa has to be one of the most illuminating moments from this… Read more...

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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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Self-Described Mad Max Protégé Arrested for Cruising on ATV with Sawed-Off Shotgun

Climate change might be bringing us closer to the guns-blazing desert apocalypse of Mad Max , but we’re not quite there yet.

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Uranus Is Even Freakier Than We Thought

If David Lynch designed a planet, it would be Uranus.

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Health Insurance Giant Agrees to Record $115 Million Payout Over Data Breach

Holy crap, that is a huge friggin’ payout. Read more...

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