Sports teams are using to duck deflategate-like scandals

And avoid investigations into tampering or other banned discussions.

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Do We Need a Special Language to Talk to Aliens? 👽

Scientists have tried contacting extraterrestrials with a number of bespoke linguistic systems. But we might be better off using our own languages.

Climate change: Sea level rise to affect 'three times more people'

Millions more people will be at risk of coastal flooding from climate-driven sea-level rise later this century.

That's the conclusion of new research conducted by Climate Central, a US-based non-profit news organisation.

strengthens security measures following server breach

It's taking several steps in an effort to show customers that it can still provide secure access to the internet.

Samsung’s ‘space selfie’ balloon crash-lands on Michigan farm

A device used by to launch a Cara Delevingne selfie into has apparently made a dramatic return to . Nancy Mumby-Welke of Gratiot County, , heard a loud crash outside her farmland home this weekend and discovered a large object in her backyard.

“Unbelievable look what just fell out of the sky and 911 is baffled and it’s caught up in our tree,” she posted to Facebook.

Are you a mouse who can’t let go of fear? Your microbiome might be the problem

After antibiotics, mice still fear a tone that they should think is harmless.

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This big boi is a waterbuck. They have 'targets' on their butts that they use to follow each other when running from prey. They grow long hairs around their necks which are hollow and help with buoyancy when swimming.

#Photography #DarkTable Nikon D7000, Tamron 18-400mm

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"Paris zoo unveils the 'blob', an organism with no brain but 720 sexes."

Let's hope it gets Internet access, so we can finally get rid of gender drop-downs in web forms.

delay voted through by MPs: What has just happened?

The UK Parliament just sat on a Saturday for the first time in 37 years to try and get Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal agreed.

What was supposed to be the deciding moment - a Yes or No on Brexit - wasn't. And now there might be another delay.

Having déjà vu? Here's what happened.

Vatican launches new 'eRosary' bracelet

The Vatican is hoping to pull in tech-savvy youngsters with the launch of an "eRosary" bracelet.

The gadget, which costs $109 (£85), can be worn as a bracelet and is activated by making the sign of a cross.

Any fingerprint unlocks Galaxy S10, Samsung warns

A flaw that means any fingerprint can unlock a Galaxy S10 phone has been acknowledged by Samsung.

Astronomers detect gigantic gas waterfalls created by hidden, baby planets

In the game of cosmic hide-and-seek astronomers play with planets, it can be particularly difficult to locate the huge worlds in very bright, young star systems. These systems are surrounded by a disk full of gas and dust swirling around their star. If planets are forming in the disk, they're obscured by the dust, so astronomers have to get creative and watch how the dust moves...

Mark Zuckerberg is delivering a free speech manifesto tomorrow

CEO Mark will deliver an “unfiltered take” on of speech tomorrow via live Facebook video. “I’ve been writing a speech about my views on voice and free expression that I’m giving tomorrow,” Zuckerberg wrote.

’s former architect returns to with new tablet

Rob , the system architect of the original , has launched a new Kickstarter for the -1, a 16-inch by 16-inch tablet designed for tabletop gaming. Wyatt launched the campaign as part of The Last Gameboard, a company which he co-founded along with its CEO Shail Mehta, and where he currently serves as CTO.

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Oppo’s new Reno Ace can be fully charged in half an hour 😮

Oppo has announced the latest phone in its increasingly diversified Reno range of flagship phones, the Reno Ace. This one is in many ways the most high-end entry yet, although that depends on how you feel about notches.

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