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Hyundai Kona EV could cost you less than $30,000 Hyundai Turns out Hyundai’s Kona EV is one of the most affordable electric vehicles you’ll be able to buy in the near future. The automaker has revealed that the electric version of its…

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Apple Music now streams on Echo speakers

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Apple Music now streams on Echo speakers ASSOCIATED PRESS Apple Music support on Echo speakers is here earlier than expected. Users in the United States have been able to connect their Apple Music account in the Alexa app and play music through…

Starbucks will offer Uber Eats delivery from more than 2,000 US stores

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Starbucks will offer Uber Eats delivery from more than 2,000 US stores edfuentesg via Getty Images It might be almost too easy to get a Starbucks fix in the near future. In the wake of trials, the coffee giant will offer delivery…

How Big Data Can Help in Disaster Response

How Big Data Can Help in Disaster Response

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How Big Data Can Help in Disaster Response With nearly 10,000 people killed and more than 95 million affected, 2017 sadly marked a record-breaking year for natural disasters worldwide, ranging from Hurricane Harvey and the massive earthquake in Mexico to Hurricane Irma…

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe got closer to the sun than ever before

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NASA’s Parker Solar Probe got closer to the sun than ever before NASA/Naval Research Laboratory/Parker Solar Probe The mission of NASA’s Parker Solar Probe is to help us answer some major questions we have about the sun, and to do that, it’s…

2019 Kia Forte review: Competent commuter

2019 Kia Forte review: Competent commuter

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2019 Kia Forte review: Competent commuter The Kia Forte is totally new for the 2019 model year, and as a result of its redesign, it’s now more competitive than ever. If you’re looking for something small yet spacious, comfortable and fuel-efficient, Kia’s…

The Game Awards more than doubled its viewership in 2018

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The Game Awards more than doubled its viewership in 2018 Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images Say what you will about the The Game Awards doubling as a marketing platform for developers — it’s pulling in an audience. The organizers have revealed that online…

Streaming shows dominate SAG Awards TV nominations

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Streaming shows dominate SAG Awards TV nominations Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP Streaming shows stand a much better chance of winning SAG Awards in 2019 than they did this year — in fact, they’re guaranteed at least one. The Screen Actors Guild has announced…

ICESat-2 Reveals Profile of Ice Sheets

ICESat-2 Reveals Profile of Ice Sheets

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ICESat-2 Reveals Profile of Ice Sheets Less than three months into its mission, NASA’s Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2, or ICESat-2, is already exceeding scientists’ expectations. View the Original Article . . . {authorlink} https://www.nasa.gov/rss/dyn/lg_image_of_the_day.rss NASA Image of the Day The…

Engadget giveaway: Win a Vector smart robot courtesy of Anki!

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Engadget giveaway: Win a Vector smart robot courtesy of Anki! The Anki Vector is more than a high-tech toy, it’s a little AI wonderbot with facial recognition, smart speaker tech and an array of sensors packed into a remarkably lifelike package. This…

Small and isolated habitat patches crucial to species survival

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Small and isolated habitat patches crucial to species survival Small, local patches of habitat could be playing a much bigger role in conserving biodiversity than you think, according to new research. The global study just published in the Proceedings of the National…

Smelling the forest not the trees: Why animals are better at sniffing complex smells

Smelling the forest not the trees: Why animals are better at sniffing complex smells

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Smelling the forest not the trees: Why animals are better at sniffing complex smells Animals are much better at smelling a complex “soup” of odorants rather than a single pure ingredient, a new study by the University of Sussex has revealed. Complex…

More people get their news from social media than newspapers

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More people get their news from social media than newspapers DGLimages via Getty Images For the first time since the Pew Research Center began tracking how adults in the US get their news, social media has edged out print newspapers. In a…

Samsung Galaxy S10 rumor hints at a corner notch

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Samsung Galaxy S10 rumor hints at a corner notch Do Van Hai, Facebook Samsung’s prototype 5G phone might be more indicative of the Galaxy S10’s design than first thought. An image posted by a Vietnamese Facebook user purports to show an S10…

New algorithm provides a more detailed look at urban heat islands: Map relies on ‘urban agglomerations’ rather than administrative definitions of cities

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New algorithm provides a more detailed look at urban heat islands: Map relies on ‘urban agglomerations’ rather than administrative definitions of cities The concept of an urban heat island (UHI), a phenomenon in which urban areas are significantly warmer than the surrounding…