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Twycross Zoo pleads for help as it is 'failed' by Government
'We and the Government must not forget why our charity is here'
reddit | UK | 13 mins ago
Study: Men Speak 1.6 Times More Than Women in College Classrooms
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reddit | Science | 23 mins ago
Florida man armed with Twisted Tea & metal pipe threatens former employer
When deputies stopped the man, he told them that he had a metal pipe tucked into the back of his jeans.
reddit | World | 23 mins ago
Florida man accused of trying to steal horses, riding them home, deputies say. Man wanted to set them free, according to deputies.
Man said he wanted to set the horses free, according to deputies.
reddit | World | 32 mins ago
‘Cocaine bananas’ from Colombia arrive at Canadian grocery stores after apparent mix up
Kelowna RCMP recently concluded an international drug investigation after finding cocaine in local grocers’ banana shipments in 2019
reddit | World | 45 mins ago
Blyncsy’s Patent On Contact Tracing Isn’t A Medical Breakthrough, It’s A Patent Breakdown
Stupid Patent of the MonthContact tracing is critical for limiting the spread of a contagion like COVID-19, but that doesn’t mean it’s inventive to compare people’s locations using their smartphones. Rather, it’s all the more important to pro ...
reddit | Technology | 56 mins ago
Another shock as DHL Express suspends some UK-EU services
The toll from the new Brexit trading arrangements grew last night when DHL Express told customers it was “immediately” suspending some UK-EU services. In an email seen by The Loadstar, the company said that with “immediate effect” ...
reddit | Politics | 1 hrs ago
"Some bacteria are suffocating sea stars, turning the animals to goo"
For years, researchers thought an infectious pathogen was behind sea star wasting disease. Instead, bacteria deplete the starfishes’ oxygen.
reddit | Science | 1 hrs ago
Arnold Schwarzenegger Gets COVID Vaccine, Channels The Terminator
"I have never been happier to wait in a line," the actor and former governor of California tweeted on Wednesday
reddit | Entertainment | 1 hrs ago
Joe Exotic says he was ‘too innocent and too gay to deserve a pardon’ from Donald Trump
Netflix star slams president for granting clemency to ‘corrupt friends’ instead of him
reddit | Entertainment | 1 hrs ago
SpaceX may have purchased 2 oil rigs off the coast of Texas that could be turned into 'floating' Starship launchpads
Elon Musk has tweeted about floating 'spaceports' for SpaceX before, and it looks like the company may be taking steps to build them.
reddit | Technology | 1 hrs ago
Sodium-ion batteries are getting a step closer: Unlocking anionic redox activity in O3-type sodium 3d layered oxides via Li substitution
Sodium ion batteries could be an attractive alternative to Li-ion technology but designing high energy density and moisture stable Na-based cathodes is challenging. Adjusting synthesis conditions and stoichiometry, an O3-type NaLi1/3Mn2/3O2 phase wit ...
reddit | Science | 1 hrs ago
Digital simulation predicts 20-day wait in 70,000-truck queue to Dover
Truckers heading to the port of Dover once post-Brexit volumes recover could find themselves stuck for up to 20 days in 70,000-long truck queue. That is unless new infrastructure is built, extra staff hired and considerable cargo volumes diverted to ...
reddit | Politics | 2 hrs ago
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine’s farewell message: space exploration ‘should never be political’
Outgoing NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine calls for unity in his farewell message.
reddit | World | 2 hrs ago
Post-Brexit red tape on services ‘could be like imposing tariffs of 26%’
The mountain of post-Brexit bureaucracy facing Britain’s services sector could be equivalent to imposing a tariff of as much as 26 per cent
reddit | Politics | 2 hrs ago
Brexiter Roger Daltrey criticises restrictions for musicians touring Europe
The Who frontman has been accused of hypocrisy after signing an open letter decrying the government’s position
reddit | UK | 2 hrs ago
Facebook rival MeWe gains 2.5M members in a week as users seek privacy
The social network MeWe gained 2.5 million new members in the last week as social media users flock to privacy-focused apps.
reddit | Technology | 2 hrs ago
A Chinese hacking group is stealing airline passenger details
Chinese hackers are gathering passenger details from airlines across the world to track high-value targets' movements.
reddit | Technology | 2 hrs ago
Marijuana abuse by youth with mood disorders linked to suicide attempts and death, study finds
Heavy use of marijuana by teens and young adults with mood disorders -- such as depression and bipolar disorder -- is linked to an increased risk of self-harm, suicide attempts and death, a new study has found.
reddit | Science | 2 hrs ago
Ex-Arizona official to head to prison for illegal adoptions
PHOENIX (AP) — A former Arizona politician must report to prison Thursday to begin serving the first of three sentences for running an illegal adoption scheme that paid pregnant women from the...
reddit | World | 2 hrs ago
The origins of money: Researchers found that 70% of certain bronze objects from the early Bronze Age (3000-2100 BC) are indistinguishably the same weight, implying they were created to be interchangeable. Shaped like rings, ax blades, and ribs, they are thought to be the first evidence of currency.
Researchers from the Netherlands may have uncovered the origins of currency using a subfield called "psychophysics."
reddit | Science | 2 hrs ago
Youth poet laureate Amanda Gorman recites stunning poem at Biden inauguration
Amanda Gorman, the United States' first-ever youth poet laureate, recited a powerful poem at the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.
reddit | Entertainment | 2 hrs ago
Opera now has a game engine to go with its gamer-focused browser
It’s not often that a browser company acquires a game development platform. The latter is a hugely popular platform for novice game developers with little programming experience. It works well with 2D projects and has an approachable drag-and-dro ...
reddit | Technology | 2 hrs ago
Why EFF Doesn’t Support Bans On Private Use of Face Recognition
Government and private use of face recognition technology each present a wealth of concerns. Privacy, safety, and amplification of carceral bias are just some of the reasons why we must ban government use.But what about private use? It also can exace ...
reddit | Technology | 3 hrs ago
Woman pregnant with twins survives COVID-19 after 7 weeks in hospital, special therapy
The future mother underwent an intensive therapy called extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, which is used for COVID-19 patients who are out of other options.
reddit | World | 3 hrs ago