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bbc


Trump: Time to recognise Golan as Israeli
Israel captured the strategically important plateau from Syria in the 1967 Middle East war.

EU considers potential Brexit delay
A draft EU document says the delay would come with the condition MPs approve the PM's deal next week.

How May summoned up her inner Trump
The US president has enjoyed giving advice to the British leader over Brexit. Now it appears she's followed it.

'Cancel Brexit' petition hits 1m signatures
A call to revoke Article 50 generates the fastest ever rate of signatures on Parliament's website.

New Zealand just did it. Why not the US?
A mass shooting in New Zealand has led to an assault-weapon ban six days later, drawing contrasts with the US.

Coming soon... The Mueller Report
As the real-life US political drama nears its finale, here's a reminder of the saga's main characters.

Cyclone Idai: Maps reveal storm's destruction
Parts of southern Africa have been left devastated after Cyclone Idai swept through Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, destroying towns and villages in its path.

Trudeau sorry for eating chocolate in vote
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was caught eating a chocolate bar during a vote in parliament.

Dozens feared dead in Iraq ferry sinking
A river ferry has sunk in a tourist area near Mosul in Iraq, killing at least 40 people, reports say.

Brazilian ex-president 'arrested'
Michel Temer has been arrested as part of a wide-ranging corruption investigation, local media say.

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r/funny - Yeah I'll check back with you later...
21,569 votes and 240 comments so far on Reddit

r/aww - Baby Manatees!
21,323 votes and 340 comments so far on Reddit

geniegnee
Post with 0 votes and 166841 views. geniegnee

r/gaming - Gotta give the tabletop rpg community some love
6,885 votes and 166 comments so far on Reddit

The science of why human breasts are so big
Over 5,000 mammals inhabit this planet, yet humans are the only life forms with permanent breasts. So why do we have breasts and why are they so big?

r/lego - 6 Months, 150,000 Pieces, 200 LEDs Later... My Vardos MOC is Complete
31,757 votes and 770 comments so far on Reddit

r/rarepuppers - Shocked pupper is so shocked!! 😱 Ft my equally shocked coworker Katie.
31,254 votes and 276 comments so far on Reddit

Gavin got his green card!
Posted in r/roosterteeth by u/colouringneedle • 8,272 points and 534 comments

Nowata County (OK) sheriff, half the dept resign after judge orders a jail with near lethal carbon monoxide levels reopened
Post with 0 votes and 8089 views. Nowata County (OK) sheriff, half the dept resign after judge orders a jail with near lethal carbon monoxide levels reopened

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Critical flaw lets hackers control lifesaving devices implanted inside patients
Implanted devices from Medtronic can have their firmware rewritten, DHS warns.

Safety feature that could have prevented 737 MAX crashes sold by Boeing as an option
Sensor alerts would have told pilots MCAS system's sensor input was wrong.

Dealmaster: Get a 256GB Samsung microSD card for $40
Plus stock up on $4 HDMI cables, get a year of PS Plus for $45, and more.

A dev trained robots to generate “garbage” slot machine games—and made $50K
In 2013, duo walked away from a game-jam experiment, discovered it was up to $200/week.

Latest trailer for John Wick 3: Parabellum is sheer guns-and-glory mayhem
It's a race against time for our excommunicated assassin with a big bounty on his head.

Half the species in a new Cambrian fossil site are completely new to us
We're edging closer to understanding entire Cambrian ecologies.

US nuclear is dying, but it produced more electricity in 2018 than ever before
Nuclear retirements happen slowly, and the US fleet had more uptime than ever before.

Windows Virtual Desktop now in public preview
Preview is now available in two Azure regions.

First-person digger: Stanley Black & Decker’s game controller for excavators
Toolmaking giant aims to teach heavy metal machines robotic tricks—with a familiar interface.

Scientists think they’ve solved one mystery of Easter Island’s statues
Rapa Nui islanders survived by building strong communities around limited resources.

hn


A Julia Interpreter and Debugger
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US Army applying new areas of math
Many times on this blog I've argued that the difference between pure and applied math is motivation. As my graduate advisor used to say, "Applied mathematics is

ammonb/stereogram-raycaster
A raycaster that renders to random dot stereogram - ammonb/stereogram-raycaster

Color Picker — A handy design tool from Color Supply
Use the color wheel to select a style you like. Then pick a hex code.

Amazon to Launch Mobile Ads, in a Threat to Google and Facebook
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There Is No Reason to Cross the U.S. by Train. But I Did It Anyway.
The particular sheen of America by Amtrak.

Lumotive Says It's Got a Solid-State Lidar That Really Works
Fine-tunable liquid crystals steer the beam electronically—with no moving parts

Implementation Engineer - Ready Education Jobs on AngelList
Apply now for Implementation Engineer Job at Ready Education in Montreal - At Ready Education, we work with hundreds of universities and colleges across the world, including some of the most prestigious universities in North America, to help them better engage their students and improve student life experience on campus. Our main student-facing product consists of our mobile applications, with iOS being our flagship platform.

Remastering Star Trek: Deep Space Nine With Machine Learning
As a little side-project, I have been working on putting the artificial neural networks of  AI Gigapixel  to the test and having them upscale another f…

Vanishing Violence: Tracking California’s remarkable collapse in youth crime
Serious youth crime has fallen off drastically since the 1990s, leaving juvenile halls emptied. So why is California still spending so much?

techcrunch


Facebook's AI couldn't spot mass murder
Facebook has given another update on measures it took and what more it’s doing in the wake of the livestreamed video of a gun massacre by a far right terrorist who killed 50 people in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Earlier this week the company said the video of the slayings had be…

Robotics process automation startup UiPath raising $400M at more than $7B valuation
The company, which is more than doubling its valuation, is expected to do $450 million in ARR in 2019, TechCrunch has confirmed.

How to develop a brand identity system (like Intercom)
[Editor’s note: This is the first of a series of articles that we’re writing about branding for startups. It’s part of our latest initiative to find the best brand designers and agencies in the world who work with early-stage companies — nominate a talented brand designer you’ve worked with.]…

Why it's no surprise that pro rata rights don't mean what they used to
Yesterday, renowned investor Fred WIlson of Union Square Ventures observed in blog post that fewer founders in today’s go-go market have been honoring what are called pro rata rights, or the right of an earlier investor in a company to maintain the percentage that he or she (or their venture …

How to save the third wave of technology from itself
The next wave of technology is arriving, transforming cities, healthcare and finance. But the regulatory landscape has become difficult to navigate. Regtech will ease these burdens.

Streaming site Kanopy exposed viewing habits of users, researcher says
On-demand video streaming site Kanopy has fixed a leaking server that exposed the detailed viewing habits of its users. Security researcher Justin Paine discovered the leaking Elasticsearch database last week and warned Kanopy of the exposure. The server was secured two days later on March 18, a sp…

MoviePass parent’s CEO says its rebooted subscription service is already profitable
Two days after MoviePass announced the return of the company’s unlimited ticket plan, Ted Farnsworth, CEO of its parent company Helios and Matheson Analytics, sat down with TechCrunch to offer insight into the state of the beleaguered service. According to the executive, MoviePass Uncapped is alrea…

Tesla sues former employees, Zoox for alleged trade secret theft
Tesla has filed a pair of lawsuits against a handful of former employees who went to work at self-driving vehicle startup Zoox and Chinese EV automaker Xiaopeng. The separate lawsuits filed late Wednesday allege former Tesla employees stole trade secrets and used them at their new places of employm…

This is what the Huawei P30 will look like
You can already find many leaked photos of Huawei’s next flagship device — the P30 and P30 Pro. The company is set to announce the new product at an event in Paris next week. So here’s what you should expect. Reliable phone leaker Evan Blass tweeted many different photos of the new devices in three…

Introducing the Extra Crunch Stage at Disrupt SF 2019
Every year we dig deep to make the next TechCrunch Disrupt bigger, bolder and better than before. Disrupt San Francisco 2019, on October 2-4, is no exception. One of the many upgrades we’re proud to announce is the Extra Crunch Stage. Hold up a second — need a ticket to Disrupt SF 2019? Get one [&h…

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