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NASA reveals strange space peanut asteroid that passed Earth last weekend The images show the rotation of the asteroid, named 1999 JD6, which made its closest approach on July 24 at 9:55 p.m. PDT (12:55 a.m. EDT on July 25).
Mail Online | 23 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Microsofts Chinese girlfriend app has become huge hit: Xiaoice listens, asks how you're feeling and even makes jokes Xiaoice is a Chinese chatbot with a difference. She can remember details from earlier conversations, to ask how a user is feeling about a past event, such as a break up.
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Universities create new scholarships for e-sports athletes Coaches say these video game athletes demonstrate just as much passion and teamwork as traditional athletes.
The Christian Science Monitor | 23 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Are Internet-connected devices eavesdropping on our conversations? Home devices, such as the Amazon Echo, respond to verbal questions and commands. But are such gadgets collecting conversations meant to be left private?
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Air Force Monitoring Probe of SpaceX Rocket Explosion A top general says the Air Force is involved in a SpaceX-led investigation into the explosion that destroyed an unmanned Falcon 9 rocket.
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U.S. Air Force closely following SpaceX blast probe: general The U.S. Air Force is involved in and closely following a SpaceX-led investigation into the explosion that destroyed an unmanned Falcon 9 rocket minutes after liftoff from Florida on June 28, a top general said on Friday. Lieutentant General Samuel Greave
Yahoo! News | Aug 1, 2015 12:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Howard W. Jones Jr., a Pioneer of Reproductive Medicine, Dies at 104 Dr. Jones opened the first sex-change clinic in an American hospital and helped achieve the first birth through in vitro fertilization in the United States.
New York Times | Jul 31, 2015 11:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Threat to Tiny Golden-Cheeked Warbler Is Disputed in Texas A showdown over a songbirds status is part of a continuing national dialogue about the Endangered Species Act.
New York Times | Jul 31, 2015 11:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Month in Space: Dazzling Views and Pluto Up Close This month brought us a major landmark -- the closest views mankind has ever had of the dwarf planet Pluto.
MSNBC | Jul 31, 2015 11:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Story Behind Tonight's 'Blue Moon' Despite the popular expression, a blue moon isn't as astoundingly rare as one might expect. It also isn't blue.
MSNBC | Jul 31, 2015 11:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend