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Alphabet posts strong revenue on video market, stock surges

Reuters - July 28, 2016 - 7:10pm
(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc, Google's parent, on Thursday revealed that efforts to push its vast advertising business toward mobile is paying off as second quarter earnings handily beat Wall Street's expectations.
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Mysterious purple sea orb stymies scientists

CBS - July 28, 2016 - 6:28pm
Researchers collected the never-before-seen creature to analyze it before they can confirm that it's a new species
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Deep space travel might blow your mind, but it could be bad for your heart

LA Times - July 28, 2016 - 6:25pm

Bad news would-be astronauts: Traveling into deep space could be bad for your heart.

In a study published Thursday in Scientific Reports, researchers found that astronauts who went to the moon were almost five times more likely to die of cardiovascular disease than astronauts who remained in low-Earth...

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Debate needed on 1.5C temperature target

BBC - July 28, 2016 - 6:06pm
Scientists are calling for a "thoughtful debate" about the wisdom of global attempts to limit temperature rises under 1.5C.
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Apple marks a big iPhone milestone

CBS - July 28, 2016 - 5:28pm
Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed a big sales number for the coveted smartphone
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Amazon tops Wall Street targets, lifted by cloud revenue

Reuters - July 28, 2016 - 5:09pm
(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc posted strong results across its older and newer businesses on Thursday as global Web retail sales and cloud services topped Wall Street targets and the world's largest online merchant forecast revenue would outpace expectations in the current quarter as well.
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English Bulldog health problems prompt cross-breeding call

BBC - July 28, 2016 - 5:07pm
Crossing the English Bulldog with another breed is the best way to ensure its survival, according to US scientists.
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Testing confirms new, rarely seen whale in Pacific Ocean

AP News - July 28, 2016 - 4:55pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Genetic tests confirm that a mysterious, unnamed species of beaked whale only rarely seen alive by Japanese fishermen roams the northern Pacific Ocean, according to research published this week....
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U.S. leaders seek unity at vigil for slain Louisiana officers

Reuters - July 28, 2016 - 4:40pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Loretta Lynch called for unity to honor three slain Louisiana police officers, speaking at a memorial service on Thursday in Baton Rouge where they were gunned down this month by a U.S. Marine Corps veteran.
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Facebook pushes more people to an app they didn't choose

CBS - July 28, 2016 - 4:39pm
The move may be good for business, but users say it takes away personal control
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Science of cycling still largely mysterious

CBC - July 28, 2016 - 4:29pm

"It's as simple as riding a bicycle" is a common expression. But the science of staying upright on two wheels is anything except simple — and we know surprisingly little about the intricacies of how cycling actually works, says CBC Radio science columnist Torah Kachur.

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Michigan prosecutor to bring new criminal charges in Flint water scandal

Reuters - July 28, 2016 - 4:27pm
DETROIT (Reuters) - The Michigan Attorney General's Office said on Thursday it will bring a second round of criminal charges related to the investigation into dangerous lead levels in the city of Flint's drinking water.
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Chinese rocket lights up skies over Utah and California

BBC - July 28, 2016 - 4:10pm
People in the US have filmed a Chinese rocket body streaking across the sky over Utah and California.
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Chinese rocket sends streak of light across Western US sky

AP News - July 28, 2016 - 4:03pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A Chinese rocket body streaking across the night sky over the Western United States lit up social media as people shared photos and video of the bright object....
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Orangutans give clue to early human speech

CBS - July 28, 2016 - 3:44pm
Voice control in orangutans may help show how early humans developed the gift of gab
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Sea Slug? Disco Ball? Beautiful Deep-Sea Purple Blob Puzzles Scientists

NPR - July 28, 2016 - 3:18pm

"I have no idea. I can't even hazard a guess to phylum," one scientist says. The curious orb was found and captured during a recent Nautilus expedition near California's Channel Islands.

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Facebook’s Messenger app now reaches one billion users

Christian Science Monitor - July 28, 2016 - 3:00pm

Facebook's Messenger app hit an important milestone this week, with one billion users now connected through the service. 

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It's so hot in New York, manure is bursting into flames

CBS - July 28, 2016 - 2:51pm
Excessive heat and dry conditions turned one stable into a hot mess
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Hinkley Point: New hitch for UK nuclear plant deal

BBC - July 28, 2016 - 2:51pm
Plans to build the first new UK nuclear plant in 20 years suffer an unexpected delay after the government postpones a final decision until the early autumn.
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Mysterious Purple Sea Orb Stymies Scientists

Scientific American - July 28, 2016 - 2:45pm
Researchers can only guess about the bumpy, colorful living ball found off California 

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