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Abbreviated Science Round-up: Seeing memories, citizen science planets, surprise environmental news

Devices to dredge memories out of the mind and make them visible are a staple of fiction from anime to Black Mirror. For decades, scientists have worked to identify a specific mechanism used to record and recall an individual memory. Is a memory preserved in

T-Mobile rebuilds customer service with you, and happiness, in mind - CNET

This is how the carrier is tearing down sucky customer service.

Verizon tempts 5G customers with YouTube TV, Apple TV 4K - CNET

Indianapolis is the fourth city to join the carrier's 5G push.

T-Mobile customers will get a free year of Pandora Plus - CNET

It also has a separate deal with Live Nation for exclusive seats to events.

Trump admin claims ICE is targeting so-called 'bad hombres,' but the numbers say otherwise

Campaign Action Multiple times this past spring and summer, Donald Trump claimed that he watched Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents “liberate towns from the grasp of MS-13,” saying in May that “the people are dancing and they're wavin

Ben Simmons mocks report about shooting hand switch

Ben Simmons used an emoji and nothing else in a tweet to laugh off a recent report that he’s considering switching shooting hands.The source of the latest speculation that the budding Philadelphia 76ers superstar could be considering a switch to being a rig

Jalen Ramsey blasts ‘trash’ Josh Allen and several other QBs

Jalen Ramsey knows no limits when it comes to speaking his mind, and the star cornerback proved this week that he is willing to share his opinion — no matter how insulting — on just about any player in the NFL.In a highly entertaining interview with Clay

City's Kevin De Bruyne suffers serious knee injury

Manchester City’s title defense got off to a good start this weekend with a 0-2 victory over Arsenal. But today brings with it some bad news. Midfield maestro Kevin De Bruyne could miss up to three months after suffering a knee injury in training. Accordin

Report: Dwyane Wade seriously considering retirement

It remains unclear whether or not Dwyane Wade will lace them up for a 16th NBA season. While the veteran superstar has revealed if he does play in 2018-19 it will be with the Miami Heat, a new report suggests Wade is seriously contemplating hanging it up for

Watch: DeAndre Hopkins, Jimmie Ward trade punches at practice

The Houston Texans and San Francisco 49ers are holding joint practices this week, and there’s always a risk of things getting heated when players from opposing teams share the field. DeAndre Hopkins and Jimmie Ward showed us a prime example of that on Wedne

Sorry to Bother You, But Listen to The Coup Right Now

It’s no secret Sorry to Bother You is an amazing movie, and that director Boots’ Riley’s film debut tackles social and economic issues in one of the best satirical works of the decade. It’s […] The post Sorry to Bother You, But

AppDynamics founder Jyoti Bansal and longtime VC John Vrionis are now taking applications for their new accelerator program

With so much money being stuffed into Silicon Valley companies these days, it’s hard to stand out as an investor, but John Vrionis and Jyoti Bansal have what they think is a winning approach — one that’s a win for startup founders, too. A li

Mexican Paintings, Lowriders, and Nachos Transformed into Piñata-Inspired Sculptures by Justin Favela

Justin Favela creates colorful artworks that center around his identity as a queer Latinx artist living in the Southwestern United States. The artist’s piñata-inspired pieces reference his Mexican and Guatemalan heritage and explore elements associate

Juncos confirms single-car Cadillac campaign for 2019

Team principal Ricardo Juncos revealed the plan to bring his championship-winning open-wheeled team to the series just a week after the JDC-Miller squad also announced it was to run two Cadillacs, switching across from its LMP2 Orecas. “Our entry into the t

Qatar pledges $15bn of direct investments in Turkey – Ankara

Qatar has pledged $15 billion of direct investment in Turkey’s financial markets and banks. The news comes in a statement released on Turkey’s President’s website following his meeting with Qatar's Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. Read Full Article at RT.

Foles still downplaying lack of contact with Brady since Super Bowl LII

Much was made about how Tom Brady neglected to shake hands with Nick Foles after Super Bowl LII, as is the custom. Further, Foles mentioned a few weeks later that he had yet to speak to Brady after earning MVP honors in the Philadelphia Eagles’ 41-33 victor

Ben Simmons may switch to shooting righty this season?

Markelle Fultz may not be the only Philadelphia 76er looking to improve his shooting stroke for the coming NBA season.In the latest edition of his weekly newsletter, Marc Stein of the New York Times reported that there is a belief that Sixers star Ben Simmon

SAP’s SAP.io Foundry debuts the graduates of its second women-focused accelerator

SAP, the German-based enterprise software giant, has unveiled the New York-based cohort from its SAP.io Foundry accelerator programs focused on women-led technology companies. The first program was launched in San Francisco in July 2017, and while the compan

Bumble announces a fund to invest in women-led businesses

Dating and networking app Bumble today announced the launch of Bumble Fund, a new vehicle focused on early stage investments specifically aimed at helping diverse, female entrepreneurs raise capital for their businesses. Sarah Jones Simmer, Bumble Chief Oper

A year after Charlottesville, activists ramp up the fight against white supremacy

August 12 marked the one-year anniversary of the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. This event represented our reality under a Donald Trump presidency—one in which white supremacists not only incite violence and death in cities across the c

Auroras: 'Mind-blowing Every Time'

Ever wondered what auroras look like from space?

McLaren set on Sainz as Red Bull eyes Gasly

Sainz drove for Red Bull's junior team Toro Rosso for three seasons and is currently on loan at Renault, but will lose that drive because Daniel Ricciardo is quitting Red Bull to join the French manufacturer for 2019. Ricciardo's surprise decision gave Sainz

Can Washington lead Pac-12 rebound?

Can Washington lead Pac-12 rebound?

See how the Huawei P20 Pro's cameras stacks up to the Galaxy S9 Plus, iPhone X and Pixel 2 - CNET

Here are a bunch of comparison photos from four of the best phone cameras.

APR's modified VW Atlas is a 350-hp mud machine - Roadshow

This is not your average mall-mobile.

Mobile App Extends Smartphone Battery 10-25 Percent

Forget world peace and global warming: Researchers have finally found a way to extend the life of smartphone batteries by up to an hour each day. A team at the University of Waterloo […] The post Mobile App Extends Smartphone Battery 10-25 Percent appea

Rivals «bitching» to undermine Magnussen have failed - Steiner

Magnussen is starring in his second season with Haas, scoring 45 points and sitting eighth in the championship, but has received ongoing criticism from several of his fellow drivers. Steiner told Motorsport.com that Haas is happy to see Magnussen fighting har

Google One is now open to all

A few months ago, Google announced Google One, its new subscription program for getting more Google Drive storage and other perks. Over the course of the last few weeks, Google slowly rolled existing Drive subscribers over to a Google One membership and start

Black Ops 4 Battle Royale beta to go live on September 10

As summer comes to a close and the leaves begin to brown, the gaming world goes through its own sort of transition. A handful of new titles prep for launch, including Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. But unlike previous CoD titles, Black Ops 4 represents a counter-

Descartes Labs launches its geospatial analysis platform

Descartes Labs, a New Mexico-based geospatial analytics startup, today announced that its platform is now out of beta. The well-funded company already allowed businesses to analyze satellite imagery it pulls in from NASA and ESA and build predictive models b

Next 5 years predicted to be abnormally hot

This summer's worldwide heatwave makes 2018 a particularly hot year. As will be the next few years, according to a new study. Using a new method, the study shows that at the global level, 2018-2022 may be an even hotter period than expected based on current g

Magnetic antiparticles offer new horizons for information technologies

Computer simulations reveal new behavior of antiskyrmions in gradually increased electric currents.

America's most notorious voter suppression crusader narrowly wins GOP primary for Kansas governor

Late on Tuesday, Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer conceded last week’s Republican primary, officially making Secretary of State Kris Kobach the GOP nominee for 2018’s gubernatorial election. As a hardline conservative, Kobach could endanger the GOP’s chances of

Qatar has pledged $15bn of direct investments in Turkey – Turkish officials

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3-D inks that can be erased selectively

3-D printing by direct laser writing enables production of micro-meter-sized structures for many applications, from biomedicine to microelectronics to optical metamaterials. Researchers have now developed 3-D inks that can be erased selectively. This allows s

Predicting landslide boundaries two weeks before they happen

Researchers have developed a software tool that uses applied mathematics and big data analytics to predict the boundary of where a landslide will occur, two weeks in advance.

Effective material developed to prevent post-surgical adhesion

Researchers have investigated a novel Polyelectrolyte complex (PEC) that provides a barrier to prevent adhesions in post-operative complications. This has the potential to avoid the need for a second surgery to remove the adhesions.

Elliott Sadler’s favorite Bristol memory: Scoring his first-ever Cup Series win in 2001

Elliott Sadler tells Daryl Motte that if he could relive any day over, it would be his first Cup Series win at Bristol in 2001.

Andres Iniesta scores again in Japanese league

Andres Iniesta scored his second goal in the Japanese league, helping Vissel Kobe earn a 1-1 draw with first-place Sanfrecce Hiroshima

Broncos sign veteran receiver, rookie D-lineman

The Denver Broncos have claimed veteran wide receiver DeAndrew White off waivers from the Houston Texans

Freaked out by Elon Musk's exuberant tweets Tesla board is lawyering up

Three board members of electric carmaker Tesla are reportedly hiring attorneys to tackle potential impact from repeated claims issued by CEO Elon Musk on possible privatization of the struggling company. Read Full Article at RT.com
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