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Could this pollinating drone replace butterflies and bees?

The solution of using artificial pollinators has been proposed before, to prepare for a dystopian future where all the bees are dead, as imagined in shows like Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror. In nature, bees are covered with scopa, tiny branching hairs that hold grains of pollen, and in an attempt to mimic that, the team gave the drone a horse hair wig.

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Google Assistant on Pixel is getting more robust home control

Heading to the Assistant's settings in the Google app should reveal a brand new Home control section. Owners of the Google Pixel and Pixel XL may soon be able to control their smart home devices from their phone, via Google Assistant. If you don't own a Google Home, check out the settings on your Pixel phone and let us know if you see it or not and what versions you're on. One other thing that's worth noting is the fact that Google has expanded the list of supported devices that can be ...

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How the Dodge Demon Plans to Blow Competitors Away

Another Thursday, another juicy Dodge Challenger Demon tidbit from a fiery video. To prove it, the U.S. vehicle maker has released yet another video of the still-to-be-fully revealed Demon that focuses on, what Dodge calls, its "Air Grabber" intake.

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Malayan tiger cubs born at Cincinnati Zoo

The combination of these two lineages gives the cubs much-needed genetic diversity in the Malayan tiger ( Panthera tigris ) population, according to Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden officials. The father of the cubs is 15-year-old Jalil, who is the third-most genetically valuable male of the species. That means the cubs may one day get a breeding recommendation from the species' SSP and therefore will be able to contribute to genetic diversity within the zoo population.

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Fallout 4 "most successful game we've ever launched"

Skyrim , which released in November 2011, has sold 30 million copies and received the "Special Edition" treatment this past October. According to him, the game is Bethesda's "most successful" title to date. Valid points. But speaking of points, feel free to share yours in the comments. Last month, game developer Bethesda announced that they will release the texture pack, which they tagged as a "love letter" to the fans of the game.

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MP aims to oust Bercow over Trump comments

The Rochford and Southend East MP told Sky: "He has overstepped the mark, he has overstepped the mark a number of times but this most recent incident - where he used the Speaker's chair to pronounce his views on an global situation in some quite detailed and lengthy manner is wholly inappropriate and it means that he can no longer reasonably chair, as Speaker, any debate on those subjects".

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Android Wear 2.0 Review: Google's Latest Answer to the Apple Watch

Spec-wise, that's about all they share. You'll also find all the usual sensors, including an accelerometer and a heart-rate sensor. Android Pay is also added into the mix, but it will only work on devices that have an NFC chip. "Based on what we've learned from users and developers, we're evolving the platform to improve key experiences on the watch, including watch faces , messaging, and fitness", said Google.

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Mass Effect Andromeda won't have Paragon or Renegade, and here's why

Well, as reported by different publications, the new system will be based on agreeing or disagreeing conversation. The new system also includes different tones of voice, which lets players express themselves in differerent ways, even if the comments are the same.

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Get ready NJ, winter storm warning issued in latest snowfall update

A shift of just a few miles in storm track will dramatically impact this forecast , so please keep checking back for more updates . The Jersey Shore and points south may see an inch or less. Winds build rapidly (from the northwest at 20 miles per hour, gusting to 40 mph) just as any switch to snow occurs, and visibility could be an issue in any snow bursts.

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South Park: The Fractured But Whole Hit With Another Delay

As of right now, the delay puts The Fractured But Whole as releasing in the fiscal year of 2017, meaning it could theoretically launch any time from March 2017. After all, gamers don't like it when games get release too early with little content or broken gameplay... The first game, The Stick of Truth , was really successful so Ubisoft is hoping for a similar result.

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Call Of Duty Games To Get Additional Content Support In 2017

Bungie is working on the game alongside co-developers High Moon Studios and Vicarious Visions. Regardless of which one you believe at this point, there is no room for exo suits in either of those settings. It was also revealed that Sledgehammer games, would take charge, the first game since Advanced Warfare two years ago. Although it wasn't officially stated as such, this could definitely be a major reason among many for Activision to want to transport Call of Duty back to its origins and ...

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Ranieri fighting a losing battle with Leicester, says Hunt

United manager Jose Mourinho said last season would count for nothing in Leicester's relegation battle, but he expects Ranieri to keep Leicester up. Claudio Ranieri says he is confident he can lead Leicester City to calmer waters as the "sharks" begin to circle. Forward Ahmed Musa , who arrived from CSKA Moscow for a transfer fee of $22 million, has scored twice and went scoreless in the last 11 games.

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Raises Position in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company ( BMY ) have shown a high EPS growth of 4.20% in the last 5 years and has earnings decline of 184.60% yoy. On annual basis, the FY2016 Estimate trend at current was $1.87 as compared to three months ago was $1.92, according to WSJ analytic reports.

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'It's the worst whale stranding we have ever seen'

Hundreds of whales have died overnight on a New Zealand beach after a mass stranding thought to be the largest in decades. He said because so numerous whales kin were lying dead on the shore it was "very likely" the surviving whales would re-strand themselves at low-tide this afternoon, and DOC was preparing itself to launch a second mass rescue effort.

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CNN anchor apologizes for comparing 'fake news' to N-word

Cuomo immediately addressed Trump's tweet on the air, with the network re-broadcasting the beginning of Cuomo's interview with the Connecticut Democrat, when Cuomo asked Blumenthal about misrepresenting his military record in the past. "And when he says something that is false, or as you say 'demonstrably false, ' that matters", he added. "That's the one for journalists". CNN declined to comment beyond Cuomo's statement on Twitter.

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Nissan posts weaker-than-expected operating profit in Q3

Nissan , which has an 18-year alliance and cross-shareholdings with France's Renault , posted a weaker-than-expected operating profit of 163.5 billion yen ($1.46 billion) for the third quarter, weighed down by higher marketing costs, and a stronger yen.

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Disney's Beauty and the Beast gets two new TV spots

Instead of Belle falling in love with the Beast, the clip below parodies the movie's trailer and pairs Emma (AKA Belle, AKA Hermione Granger) with - wait for it - Lord Voldemort. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle's enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast's disgusting exterior and realize the kind heart and soul of the true Prince within.

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Hot Tech Stocks: Facebook, Inc. (FB), Micron Technology, Inc. (MU)

The report is likely to be publicized on or around 2017-03-29. The legal version of this article can be accessed at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2017/02/09/avalon-global-asset-management-llc-buys-new-position-in-micron-technology-inc-mu.html.

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Lunar eclipse, rare comet to be visible Friday night

The "event" starts off with the lunar eclipse Friday night as the moon passes into the outer shadow of Earth, but only part of it will be blacked out, unlike a full eclipse. "It's a very dim comet", he says, "Dim objects appear green because our eyes are sensitive to green light". To some observers, the full moon won't look any different.

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Australian man trapped nose-deep in dam for five hours

An Australian man who was trapped in a dam on his property in New South Wales with just his nose above water for about two hours turned to thinking about his family to stay alive. After being hauled out of the mud and water by a rescue team, Miller was taken by helicopter to hospital, where he was treated for hypothermia and minor back injuries.

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Tata Motors names its Kite 5 concept as Tigor

Tigor will be the third product to feature the new Impact design language of Tata Motors. The Tigor will be a game changer in the segement as it introduces a radical new silhouette to the segment. The carmaker said it would announce the commercial launch of the new TIGOR soon. A completely undisguised prototype of the Tigor was spied past year, showing it will come with way smaller wheels and higher suspension.

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Technology Stocks Worth Chasing: Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Twitter (TWTR)

The share price is now 22.06 percent versus its SMA20, 25.45 percent versus its SMA50, and 88.82 percent versus its SMA200. Several other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in AMD. Advanced Micro Devices's revenue for the quarter was up 15.4% compared to the same quarter past year. Advanced Micro Devices was Upgraded by BofA/Merrill to Buy on Dec 8, 2016.

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Rocket League Getting Hot Wheels Downloadable Content

The company has announced that it has paired up with the team at Hot Wheels to introduce licensed content to Rocket League . The content will be available from February 21 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. Players who don't want to shell out for DLC can still deck out their auto with some Hot Wheels swag thanks to random post-match drops. Boasting a community of more than 26 million players, Rocket League is a high-powered hybrid of arcade-style soccer and vehicular mayhem with ...

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Ancient Chinese Beer Brewed Using a 5000-Year-Old Recipe

So the big question is - how did it taste? As the students removed the plastic covers, they crinkled their noses at the smell and sour taste of the odd-looking concoctions, which were the results of their final project for Liu's course Archaeology of Food: Production, Consumption and Ritual .

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HTC 10 Evo with Snapdragon 810 Launched in India at Rs 48990

It has been priced at Rs.48990 in India, which is definitely on the higher side, especially when considering the hardware inside. In Taiwan, it was made available in Gunmetal, Silver, and Gold colour variants. On the front, the Evo sports an 8MP selfie-shooter coupled with a screen flash feature. On the audio front, HTC has equipped the 10 Evo with Adaptive Audio which is created to deliver a better audio experience by scanning the noise around the user.

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Facebook users can now get detailed weather info

The Weather section will default to your current location, but you can click the Settings wheel in the top right to add other locations you want to track, just like any other weather app. The feature is now in testing phase and is expected to be available by the end of the month. The company says that Notifications and the more detailed greetings are rolling out for tests now, with all these updates being widely available by the end of the month.

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US Rep. Wilson's resolution condemns N. Korean missile tests

North Korea has said it was almost ready to test-launch a ballistic missile of intercontinental range, meaning it could theoretically threaten the United States. North Korea might obtain 45 nuclear weapons until 2020, declared on Thursday a spokesperson for the South Korean Research Institute. USA and South Korean marines participate in the endurance exercise in temperature below minus 20 degrees celsius under a scenario to defend the country from any possible attacks from North Korea.

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Tesla Model 3 pre-production to start February 20

An exclusive Reuters news service report last night added more detail, citing an unnamed source who said a handful of early Model 3 units would be built starting February 20. The Tesla spokesman declined to comment on the company's production schedule. Apart from the price and speed difference, the Tesla Model S boasts two spacious trunks and can seat up to seven people, including two small children facing rearward.

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Gov. Walker to deliver budget address today

Democrats also criticized transportation plans in the package, saying Walker doesn't adequately fund road projects. State Rep. Rob Summerfield, R-Bloomer, found Walker's budget address to be encouraging. As for common ground, Taylor says of course Democrats agree the state needs to spend more money on public education, but she says it's hard to see how his numbers align.

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Scary Movie team to finally take Star Wars down a peg

Movie movies are coming after Star Wars. Friedberg and Seltzer will surely be up copyright creek without a paddle when #Disney hears about this, but the duo are aiming to start shooting in late 2017 with a presumed 2018 release date. If you will excuse me I am going to sit down and watch the only Star Wars spoof that matters. Star Wars has been aggressively, even lovingly mocked since the moment Carrie Fisher walked on to the Saturday Night Live stage in 1978 dressed as Princess Leia.

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Verizon snags an exclusive Wear24 Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch

The LG Watch Sport is the higher-spec of the two smartwatches with Google touting it as " Android Wear's most powerful watch", and as the device's name suggests, it caters to fitness-type people with its integrated heart rate sensor, built-in Global Positioning System and IP68 water resistance.

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YouTube Go is now available to download for Android

Once you reach the home tab, you can browse through recommended videos or search for a specific YouTube video you want to download. Google is merging the teams behind its music streaming applications- Google Play Music and YouTube Music into a single division to "deliver the best possible product for users, music partners, and artists".

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Bitcoin tumbles as China issues new warning to digital currency exchanges

The Chinese central bank may have requested that these bitcoin exchanges follow steps taken by their larger peers earlier this month, such as terminating leveraged trading and start charging fees on bitcoin trading. The country has strict capital controls, which makes it hard for the Chinese to convert the yuan into foreign currency and limits the amount of cash investors can move overseas.

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Reliable stocks in today's share market: Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL)

The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link . The ROA for Delta Air Lines , Inc. tells us exactly what earnings were generated from the invested capital. Delta Air Lines offers customers service to more destinations than any global airline with Delta and Delta Connection carrier service. (NYSE:DAL) is 0.88.

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Woman leaves husband of 22 years because he voted for Donald Trump

McCormick, who recently settled into her own place in Washington state, never thought about leaving her husband before for his political beliefs but felt "betrayed" when he revealed that he planned to vote for Trump during lunch with a few friends.


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