Daily Archives: October 22, 2018

Over 90 Percent of Table Salts May Contain Microplastics, Study Finds

https://earther.gizmodo.com/over-90-percent-of-table-salts-may-contain-microplastic-1829885727 Image: andreas160578 (Pixabay) New reports of microplastics turning up in just about everything from our bottled water to our beer pop up often to remind us just how widespread plastic pollution has become. New research now reports finding microplastics … Continue reading

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Elon Musk Says High-Speed Subway Test Tunnel Will Open December 10 in L.A.

https://gizmodo.com/elon-musk-says-high-speed-subway-test-tunnel-scheduled-1829903450 Elon Musk has announced that the test tunnel for his high-speed subway concept will officially open in Los Angeles on December 10. Musk, who made the promise on Twitter last night, said that the public will even get free … Continue reading

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Trump Wants to Borrow Tech Workers From Amazon, Google, and Microsoft: Report

https://gizmodo.com/trump-wants-to-borrow-tech-workers-from-amazon-google-1829905682 The Trump regime has found it hard to find people in tech who want to work for the White House. That’s probably because Trump has systematically dismantled the rights of Muslims, immigrants, and just about every other minority group … Continue reading

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China Plans To Put Luminous Artificial Moon In Orbit To Light Streets At Night

https://geekologie.com/2018/10/china-plans-to-put-luminous-artificial-m.php China intends to launch a luminous artificial satellite into geosynchronous orbit above Chengdu (the capital of China’s southwestern Sichuan province) by 2020, to help supplement street lights at night and save as much as $173-million on electricity annually. THE … Continue reading

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Shaper’s AR-equipped Origin power cutter is going on sale for $2,500

https://www.engadget.com/2018/10/18/augmented-reality-shaper-origin/ Shaper If you’ve been itching to add AR to your DIY with a handheld CNC, you’ll be happy to know that Shaper’s Origin augmented reality power cutter will once again be available for purchase. Originally launched in 2016, Origin … Continue reading

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Funimation shows leave Crunchyroll following Sony’s acquisition (update)

https://www.engadget.com/2018/10/19/funimation-crunchyroll-vrv-sony/ When Sony acquired Funimation, it apparently also meant the end of the anime localizer’s partnership with Crunchyroll and VRV. According to Polygon, Funimation president Gen Fukunaga sent a memo to employees announcing that the company is leaving those streaming … Continue reading

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Watch the ‘Forza’ esports championship starting at 1PM Eastern

https://www.engadget.com/2018/10/20/forza-racing-world-championship/ Microsoft If you enjoy watching top-tier virtual motorsports, you’re about to get your fill. Microsoft and Turn 10 are streaming the season-ending Forza Racing World Championship this weekend, starting with an initial pack of 24 racers on October 20th … Continue reading

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