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Facebook plans cryptocurrency launch next year: BBC

Facebook has been in contact with US and British financial regulators with a view to launching its own cryptocurrency next year, the BBC reported on Friday. «GlobalCoin» would work with a new digital payments system in about a dozen countries, sta

Ecologists find strong evidence of fishing down the food web in freshwater lake

Research by ecologists shows strong evidence in a freshwater lake of 'fishing down the food web' - the deliberate shift away from top predatory fish on the food chain to smaller species closer to the base. While the effect has historically been observed almos

Preference for fentanyl higher among young, white, frequent opioid users

A minority of people who use illicit opioids indicated a preference for fentanyl, the super-potent synthetic opioid that accounts for much of the recent rise in US overdose deaths, according to a new study.

Mechanism modeling for better forecasts, climate predictions

Modeling currents together with wind and waves provides more accurate predictions for weather forecasts and climate scientists.

Shannon Sharpe: Cowboys are 'absolutely and unequivocally' ranked too high in this week’s Power Rankings

Shannon Sharpe reacts to the most recent Power Rankings which has Skip's Dallas Cowboys 3rd only the behind Kansas City Chiefs and New England Patriots. Hear why Shannon insists the Cowboys are ranked too high.

Harrington picks Karlsson as 1st vice captain for Ryder Cup

European captain Padraig Harrington has selected Robert Karlsson as his first vice captain for the 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits

Is LeBron James a Top 5 shooter of all time? Skip and Shannon discuss

Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe discuss whether LeBron James is one of the NBA's all time great shooters.

Tsai completes purchase of Nets, arena, hires Levy as CEO

Alibaba co-founder Joe Tsai completes purchase of Brooklyn Nets, arena, hires David Levy as CEO

Here's every electric vehicle on sale in the US for 2020 and its range - Roadshow

As more and more electric cars go on sale, here's a look at every one you can buy in 2020 and how far it'll go on a single charge.

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid debuts with refreshed styling and better fuel economy - Roadshow

The CR-V's midcycle refresh also includes new standard tech.

Jabra Elite Active 65t deal: $47 off at Amazon - CNET

Our top-rated true wireless earphones are discounted to $143. The only catch is the new Elite 75t is coming out in October.

Google releases Stadia Premiere Edition to replace nearly sold out Founder pack - CNET

So far it's only available for Europe but could be coming to the US.

How Newgarden can win the IndyCar title, how he can be stopped

Newgarden leads Andretti Autosport-Honda’s Alexander Rossi by 41 points, Penske teammate and 2016 champion Simon Pagenaud by 42 points, and five-time and defending champ Scott Dixon of Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda by 85 points.With the race at WeatherTech Race

Prevalence of screening for social needs

A new study finds that most US physician practices and hospitals report screening patients for at least one social need, a trend that is expected to increase in the future, and that practices that care for disadvantaged patients report higher screening rates.

President Trump taps Robert O'Brien to replace John Bolton as national security adviser

Earlier this year, Trump sent O'Brien to help free A$AP Rocky, who was being held in Sweden on assault charges

Bride, groom show up at hospital to visit injured grandma

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. (AP) - When her grandmother broke her hip the day before her destination wedding, the bride and groom showed up at the hospital to surprise her. Kasey Samuels says Rita Scanlon «was pretty much in tears» when Samuels and her gr

Hear how to hire at breakneck speed at TechCrunch Disrupt SF

Nothing can get built without talented people with the right skillsets, which is why startups hitting their growth phases have to go from hiring a smattering of employees to building systems that can hire dozens to hundreds of people per year. How can startup

Plex partners with Lionsgate to expand its ad-supported video library

Plex has added a new content partner for its soon-to-launch ad-supported video service. The company announced this morning its service will now also include movies from Lionsgate, which will join Plex’s existing partner Warner Bros. Domestic Television

Genetically tailored instruction improves songbird learning

A new study conducted in songbirds demonstrates that what at first appear to be genetic constraints on birds' song learning abilities could be largely eliminated by tailoring instruction to better match the birds' inborn predispositions.

These pink sea urchins have teeth that sharpen themselves

Sea urchins have five teeth, each held by a separate jaw in a circular arrangement at the center of their spiked, spherical bodies. Now, researchers have discovered how the teeth of the pink sea urchin are specially equipped to sharpen themselves.

Using unconventional materials, like ice and eggshells, as scaffolds to grow tissues

Researchers explore recent efforts to use everyday materials like ice, paper, and spinach as tissue scaffolds. These unconventional materials, they argue, are more functional, more sustainable, and less expensive, as well as being available around the globe a

New hunt for dark matter

Dark matter is only known by its effect on massive astronomical bodies, but has yet to be directly observed or even identified. A theory about what dark matter might be suggests that it could be a particle called an axion and that these could be detectable wi

Porcupinefish inspires sturdy superhydrophobic material

Nature has evolved a dazzling array of materials that help organisms thrive in diverse habitats. Sometimes, scientists can exploit these designs to develop useful materials with similar or completely new functions. Now, researchers have made a durable and fle

Italian powerboat champion dies in tragic attempt to beat offshore speed record

Italian powerboat racing legend Fabio Buzzi and two crew members were tragically killed in Venice while attempting to break an offshore speed record. Read Full Article at RT.com

Elizabeth Warren dominates Daily Kos Straw Poll, Sanders and rest of field far behind

The Elizabeth Warren consolidation of the Daily Kos Left continues. Yesterday’s straw poll results: 9/17 8/27 8/14 8/2 7/17 7/2 6/11 5/29 5/14 5/1 4/15 4/2 3/18 2/18 2/5 1/22 1/8 WA

Watch Mark Ruffalo Take Down a Chemical Company in ‘Dark Waters’ Trailer

Mark Ruffalo stars as Robert Bilott, an attorney who attempts to take down DuPont, in the thriller 'Dark Waters.' (Photo Credit: Focus Features) Mark Ruffalo may not be battling Thanos at the moment, but the Avengers: Endgame star is taking on an

Area 51 has ‘secrets that deserve to be protected,’ US Air Force top brass warns ‘stormers’

Chief of Staff General David Goldfein has ominously insisted that the Air Force is taking the viral ‘Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All Of Us’ event “very seriously” as the US has “secrets [that] deserve to be protected.” Read Full Article at RT

‘Fortnite’ Trades Avengers For Batman According to Leak

(Photo Credit: Warner Bros.) As the biggest video game in the world, Fortnite has caused countless other #brands to get into their own battle royale to see who can partner with the colorful multiplayer shooter. So far […] The post ‘Fo

Watch: Stunning Deep-Sea Soft Corals Look Like Underwater Fireworks

Researchers spotted deep-sea Iridigorgia soft corals curling and spiraling at a 5,450 feet at an unnamed seamount in the Pacific Remote Islands National Marine Monument. (Photo Credit: NautilusLive) Researchers got a close-up look at one of the w

Apple taps recycled rare earth elements for iPhone parts

Rare earths, a group of 17 specialized minerals, have become a flash point in trade tensions between the United States and China.

Facebook unveils new Portal video chat, TV streaming devices

The launch comes as Facebook is trying to pivot toward more private forms of communication, after years of slowing user growth, data-sharing scandals and calls for change to its hands-off approach to content moderation.

After banks, RBI plans to structure loan rates of NBFCs, HFCs

Unlike banks, HFCs and NBFCs do not have any #39;anchor rate#39; or a uniform interest rate-determining structure, the source added noting that at present there is no mandate by the RBI for these players to have such rate.

Trump names his 4th national security adviser in 3 years, a man who didn't want the job or Trump

The only things you can count on in the Trump administration are high turnover and public humiliation on the way out the door. We’ve seen it time and time again, from Omarosa Manigault-Newman to Rex Tillerson to John Bolton. People come into the Trump admi

Walmart launches two new credit cards offering 5% back on digital purchases

Walmart is partnering with Capital One to launch a new credit card program, which rolls on September 24, and includes both co-branded and private-label cards. The former, the Capital One Walmart Mastercard, includes 5% back on purchases made on Walmart.com o

Cris Carter: Cam Newton hasn’t been himself since injuring his foot in preseason

Cris Carter talks about the foot injury to Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton and how it has affected his play on the field. Newton has struggled over the first two weeks of the season and CC explains how the injury would have hampered his throwing abil

French League Cup to end after this season

The French soccer league says it's ending its League Cup competition after this season's edition

Nick Wright: Dak Prescott has played like a MVP and superstar through the first two weeks

Nick Wright talks about Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott and his play over the first two weeks of the season. Nick believes Dak has played like a league MVP and superstar and will be compensated for it after the season.

Judge takes himself off Jerry Sandusky resentencing case

Judge takes himself off Jerry Sandusky resentencing case

Venezuela's baseball league delays season start after US ban

Venezuela's baseball league delays season start after US ban

Developmental psychology: One good turn deserves another

Five-year-olds enforce reciprocal behavior in social interactions. A study shows that children come to recognize reciprocity as a norm between the ages of 3 and 5.
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