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"Historical" Western Drought Is Likely to Persist
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 18:00:00 GMT
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The severe dry conditions have left critical reservoirs depleted and helped fuel intense wildfires

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To Teach Students about Climate Change, "Just the Facts" Isn"t Enough
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 17:00:00 GMT
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We also need to talk about emotions and discuss pathways to action

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Massively Reducing Food Waste Could Feed the World
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 16:30:00 GMT
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It would also greatly cut greenhouse gas emissions

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Inside the Nail-biting Quest to Find the "Loneliest Whale"
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 16:00:00 GMT
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It’s a tale of sound; the song of a solitary whale that vocalizes at a unique frequency, 52 Hertz, that no other whale—as the story goes—can seemingly understand.  It’s...

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Closest Known Relatives of Virus Behind COVID-19 Found in Laos
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 15:00:00 GMT
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Studies of bats in China and Laos show southeast Asia is a hotspot for potentially dangerous viruses similar to SARS-CoV-2

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Earth Could Be Alien to Humans by 2500
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 14:30:00 GMT
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Unless greenhouse gas emissions drop significantly, warming by 2500 will make the Amazon barren, Iowa tropical and India too hot to live in

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Photoferrotrophs have been around for billions of years on Earth, and new research suggests that they have played an outsize roll in the natural capture of carbon dioxide.

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The Power of the Headline
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 13:30:00 GMT
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High, rocky peaks are no longer an insurmountable hurdle for ever fiercer flames fueled by heat and drought

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When you toss a plastic bottle into your recycling bin, there"s no guarantee it actually gets recycled. In fact, odds are, it doesn"t. According to the World Economic Forum, just 14% of plastic packaging is collected for recycling globally. And because of complexities in the recycling process, huge amounts of single-use plastic (as well as...

Amazon is continuing its quest to cover our homes and bodies with Amazon devices.

On Tuesday, the testimony of a former Theranos lab director is set to continue in the criminal trial of the failed blood-testing startup"s founder and former CEO, Elizabeth Holmes. Attorneys for Holmes have previously argued that the accuracy and reliability of the company"s tests were not her responsibility, but rather fell to those running the lab.

At least 25 million people across the Indian state of Rajasthan faced government-mandated internet shutdowns and restrictions on Sunday, in an effort to prevent cheating in a mass exam.

Activision Blizzard will pay $18 million to settle a lawsuit by a US government agency alleging harassment and discrimination, the firm said Monday.

TikTok has hit one of the most exclusive milestones in the tech industry.

For a time, Elizabeth Holmes was a media darling. The college dropout who started her blood-testing company Theranos at 19 graced the cover of magazines such as Forbes, Fortune, and Inc. in her signature black turtleneck to help cultivate her image as "the next Steve Jobs." She was upheld as a rare female founder who"d raised significant sums of capital to drive her startup towards an eye-popping $9 billion valuation.

As Jared Isaacman and his three fellow crewmates were freeflying through Earth"s orbit, shielded from the unforgiving vacuum of space by nothing but a 13-foot-wide carbon-fiber capsule, an alarm started blaring.

Instagram is pressing pause on plans to develop a version of its service for kids under 13 after facing pressure from lawmakers to back down on the effort and new questions about the impact the photo-sharing service has on teen girls.

It was an eventful week in the closely-watched trial of Elizabeth Holmes, with witnesses who included scientists, medical professionals, a patient and even the former US Secretary of Defense laying out how the promise of Holmes" blood testing company Theranos fell apart.

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou and the US Department of Justice on Friday entered an agreement to defer prosecution of US charges against her until late 2022, after which point the charges could be dropped.

The shortage of computer chips is raising the price of new and used cars, delaying shipments of electronics and holding back the economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.

The latest battle in office life may be over whether or not to keep the camera on during virtual meetings.

The iPhone 13 hits shelves
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Apple officially launched its next-generation iPhone 13 line on Friday, with four new smartphones hitting shelves and shipping to customers who secured their orders early.

Alibaba is dumping its shares in one of China"s largest TV broadcasters just months after it bought them, as the company comes under growing pressure from a government campaign to rein in Big Tech"s power and influence.

A longtime Theranos scientist depicted Elizabeth Holmes as prioritizing a business partnership over the possible well-being of patients in testimony capping off the first full week of witnesses taking the stand in the criminal trial of the disgraced founder.

James Mattis, the former US Secretary of Defense and onetime Theranos board member, recounted how he lost confidence in the failed blood-testing startup during his testimony Wednesday in the criminal trial of the company"s founder and former CEO Elizabeth Holmes.

The European Union proposed new rules on Thursday that will make USB-C ports standard on smartphones, tablets, cameras, phones, portable speakers and handheld video game systems.

From the climate crisis to Covid, Marc Benioff sees a common thread for what ails America today: deception that is allowed to spread like wildfire on Facebook.

Apple will not allow Fortnite back on its devices until its legal battle with the video game"s maker, Epic Games, has fully concluded, potentially delaying the game"s return to iPhones by several years.

When Microsoft closed its Redmond, Washington offices in March 2020 due to the pandemic, the Surface team grabbed what they could for their home offices. For a handful of engineers and product designers, that included The Frankenstein, a prototype for a versatile, transformable laptop built in concert with Windows 11.

A telco giant spent a decade wrongly charging small Aussie businesses a huge amount of money due to an aalarming and unacceptablea error.

A man had his arm and hand bitten in a terrifying crocodile attack while on a river cruise.

More and more Australians are wanting to explore their own backyard, but picking the right vehicle can make or break a trip.

At-home testing for Covid-19 will be available from November 1, but it may not be available in some states.

Google blasted by watchdog
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Google is misusing its digital ad dominance in ways that cause alikely harmsa to advertisers, publishers and aultimately consumersa.

Amid mounting criticism about the relationship between social media and young people, Instagram is apausinga a major development.

Australians are buying more Chinese cars than ever, and a range of new brands are emerging that could have established makers very worried.

Amazon is taking on gaming with the launch of its highly anticipated MMO New World. Hereas what time Aussies can play.

Aussie scientists have made a game-changing discovery about a potential way to treat cancer that could be a low-cost and non-toxic alternative to chemo.

Wealthy Australian fans can park something exotic in their garage to celebrate the success of one of the countryas best drivers.

A worker would have got the asurprise of his lifea after he made a horrific discovery while sitting on the toilet.

The eastern seaboard is likely to be lashed by rain and thunder this week and experts warn to prepare for severe storm damage.

A black Google employee was reported to security and then escorted off company grounds because they didnat believe he worked for the tech giant.

V8 muscle cars are returning extraordinary prices, with three limited edition Aussie classics attracting mega bids from collectors.

New trials are under way which could pave the way for children as young as six-months-old to be inoculated with the effective Moderna vaccine.

This European brand is known for making some of the best SUVs on the road and its latest machine to arrive in Australia has some serious wow factor.

Teenage activist Greta Thunberg has taken aim at New Zealandas climate change plan while saying there was not one politician who impressed her.

They take 20 years to make and Australia has alienated France by buying them a but there might be something even worse about our new submarines.

Australia is making aexcellent progressa on a game-changing approach to Covid-19 vaccines.

A British camper took his drone on a trip through the wilderness. It was only when he reviewed the footage that he spotted something he couldnat believe.

Every car maker is searching for an answer to Toyotaas hyper successful RAV4 SUV. Hyundaias head-turning SUV might be just that.

Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of billionaire Huawei founder Meng Wanzhou, has returned to China, three years after her arrest in Canada.

Incredible footage of a military plane appearing to weave between skyscrapers in Brisbane left American viewers thoroughly spooked.

Aussie farmers are bracing for another mouse plague, with early aominousa signs hinting at the next surge being worse than last seasonas devastation.

The new iPhone 13 has a game-changing feature which offers anever seen beforea capabilities in a pocketable smartphone.

Vision shows an unusual aircraft being towed into a top secret remote US air force development facility, sparking a flurry of excitement and speculation.

For years there have been reports of animals acting strangely just before earthquakes strike a hereas what the science says about the phenomenon.

American spy planes have been deployed to keep watch on large-scale war games being conducted by Beijing and Moscow.

The German brandas latest performance car is due to land in Australia very soon and it promises some big thrills.

A new rule for smartphone devices has been announced that will affect customers, setting up a clash with Apple and its widely used iPhone.

These new Skullcandy earbuds surprise with a barrel of features
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 18:08:25 +0000
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The Skullcandy Grind Fuel have an impressive lineup of features that help them compete with top budget earbuds.

A flying Ring camera, a new Echo and more devices announced by Amazon
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 17:04:20 +0000
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Amazon unveiled several new devices during an event Tuesday, including a flying Ring camera and a new Echo Show device.

"Hey, Disney!": Amazon and Disney unveil new Alexa-like assistant
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 17:13:49 +0000
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Alexa won"t be the only voice-enabled assistant on Amazon Echo devices anymore. Disney has partnered with Amazon to develop "Hey, Disney!"

Side-eyeing toddler meme from years ago becomes NFT worth over $76,000 in cryptocurrency
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 00:02:12 +0000
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Chloe Clem"s unimpressed facial expression from eight years ago became a household meme and later, nonfungible token (NFT) worth $76,377.

Your apps are watching everywhere you go unless you change this setting
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 16:09:23 +0000
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Some apps need to know where you are to work correctly. Many that don"t need it, request access. You can change your setting to protect your privacy.

Done with Facebook? Here"s how to deactivate or permanently delete your Facebook account
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 16:14:46 +0000
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Whether it"s to avoid political rants or you worry about how your data is managed, it is easy to delete Facebook if you"re ready to leave.