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The Ordinary Engineering Behind the Horrifying Florida Bridge Collapse

An anonymous reader quotes a report from WIRED:The people of Sweetwater, Florida were supposed to wait until early 2019 for the Florida International University-Sweetwater University City Bridge to open. Instead, they will wait about that long for an official assessment from the National Transportation Safety Board of why it collapsed just five days after its installation , killing at least six people. In the immediate aftermath of the disa...
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The Escape Artist (Unabridged) - Brad Meltzer

Description "Meltzer is a master and this is his best. Not since The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo have you seen a character like this. Get ready to meet Nola. If you've never tried Meltzer, this is the one." (Harlan Coben)  Who is Nola Brown? Nola is a mystery.  Nola is trouble.  And Nola is supposed to be dead.  Her body was found on a plane that mysteriously fell from the sky as it left a secret military base in the Alaskan wilderness. Her...
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Just a Tip with Megan Batoon - HeadGum

Just a Tip with Megan Batoon HeadGum Genre: Comedy Release Date: March 14, 2018 An advice podcast hosted by Megan Batoon - a real girl. Send in your questions about relationships, periods, car trouble, quantum mechanics (anything really) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. There’s absolutely no way to tell if she’ll properly answer it, but Megan will give you her Toon sense.  Intro music by Juliet Piper. Instagram: @julietpipermusic © © Megan Batoon...
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NASA wants your pictures of clouds to verify its satellites’ data

NASA announced this week that it's looking for some citizen scientists to help out with a project. Six orbiting instruments make up NASA's Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) project and they are used to study Earth's climate and the... Original link
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Deal of the Day: Limited Time Offer On Fire HD 8"

Fire HD 8 Tablet with Alexa, 8" HD Display, 32 GB, Black - with Special Offers The next generation of our best-reviewed Fire tablet, with up to 12 hours of battery life, a vibrant 8" HD display, a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor, 1.5 GB of RAM, and Dolby Audio. More durable than the latest iPad. 16 or 32 GB of internal storage and a microSD slot for up to 256 GB of expandable storage Now with Alexa, for quick access to the information and enter...
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Facebook suspends Trump-linked data firm Cambridge Analytica

Facebook has suspended Cambridge Analytica. Image: PA Images via Getty Images A data analytics firm linked to both Donald Trump's presidential campaign and the Brexit referendum has been banned by Facebook. Cambridge Analytica, the British firm that claimed it helped Trump get elected, has been suspended from Facebook, the company revealed.  At issue is Cambridge Analytica's use of user data obtained by a third-party developer, a University...
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Facebook suspends SCL, Cambridge Analytica for violating policies

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Friday it was suspending consulting firm Strategic Communication Laboratories (SCL) and its political data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica after it found they had violated its policies. FILE PHOTO: A Facebook logo is seen at the Facebook Gather conference in Brussels, Belgium January 23, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman/File Photo Facebook said in a statement that it learned in 2015 that a psychology professor a...
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Dragon Ball FighterZ Currently Has The Most Entrants For EVO

Bandai-Namco's licensed tag-team fighter currently has the highest number of entrants of any fighting game at the EVO tournament, according to its organizer. EVO, the biggest yearly fighting game tournament in the world, is the central place for a lot of competitive fighting game players. Mr. Wizard, the organizer of the tournament, tweeted out a list of games ranked by the order of Dragon Ball FighterZ is currently leading the player count...
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Oculus Go release date, price, news and features

Facebook unveiled the Oculus Go, an ambitious device that at last gives meaning to a term like “affordable virtual reality device” in late 2017. Up until now, your best options for wallet-friendly VR rigs were units like the sometimes-free Google Cardboard or the Samsung Gear VR headset, both of which involve awkwardly slipping a smartphone into the unit when you want to hang out in virtual spaces. The Oculus Go, though, is a fully standalo...
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It’s only business: BlackBerry Motion vs. LG G6 camera shootout

Andy Boxall/Digital Trends Years ago, anyone buying a BlackBerry phone was more interested in the keyboard than the camera. Anyone buying an LG phone recently would be looking for the opposite. BlackBerry has changed, and while the keyboard, security, and battery life are still high priorities, the rest of the hardware has also dramatically improved. To see how, we put the BlackBerry Motion, recently announced for the U.S. for $450, against...
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