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The Palm Phone Is a Tiny Accessory for Your Real Phone

We all probably know someone who just can’t seem to look up from their phone to have a face-to-face conversation. Perhaps, a tiny phone will help them connect more? That’s the angle smartphone maker TCL and Verizon are taking with the new Palm Phone. This device leaked a few weeks …

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Most Commercially Available Graphene is Actually Pencil Lead

We don’t talk much about graphene these days. After a furious round of excitement and research half a decade ago, the topic has largely cooled off. Part of the reason why is because it proved incredibly difficult to manufacture in quantities that were useful. Research into the material has been …

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Chocolate Peanut Clusters with Marshmallows

When you are short on time these chocolate peanut clusters will save the day! Loaded with peanuts and marshmallows, these homemade chocolate candies are quick and easy to prepare for a crowd. They make a perfect addition to your holiday baking! Every holiday season I have to bring a treat …

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Study: Chimps Share Food with Friends

Why share when access to benefits is uncertain is crucial to our understanding of the evolution of cooperation in human societies. In a study published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, Dr. Catherine Crockford of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology and colleagues investigated some of the …

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Olivia Culpo’s Fall Style Is Fashion Goals

Although some celebrities and fashion influencers might use the arrival of autumn as an opportunity to bundle up casually, model and former beauty queen Olivia Culpo has been displaying some killer fall style lately. The brunette bombshell was recently in Paris for a Givenchy Beauty shoot, and looked stunning in …

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Serena Williams Says She Struggles Being A Tennis Player.

In a press conference in Philadelphia, the 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams spoke about the challenges she is facing as a mum and the unfair treatment that pregnant black African-American women are getting. It hasn’t been easy being a black tennis player in a sport that black people typically …

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Meghan Markle Is Pregnant!

Rumours have been spreading for weeks that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry were expecting their first child, but there had been no official word on it. That is, until today when Kensington Palace confirmed the news. In a released statement, Kensington Palace said “Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess …

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Corrected Intel Benchmarks Are Much More Favorable to AMD

Last week, Principled Technologies, under contract from Intel, released a whitepaper that claimed to profile the performance of AMD’s Ryzen 7 2700X and several Threadripper CPUs. Such documents are always assumed to be taken with a grain of salt — whenever a company performs an analysis of its competitive advantage …

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New Study Reveals Link between Gut Microbiota and Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is an immune-mediated autoimmune disease of the central nervous system that develops in genetically susceptible individuals and requires environmental triggers. A new study, published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, shows that gut microbiota could play a big role in the pathogenesis of this disease. Under a high …

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Lavender Genome Sequenced

A team of scientists from Brock University and the University of British Columbia, Canada, has sequenced the genome of the English lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), an economically important plant widely grown around the world. The English lavender (Lavandula angustifolia). Image credit: Rebekka D. The lavenders comprise the genus Lavandula, with over …

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3 Hot New Reads For Fall 2018

With temperatures quickly dropping, it’s officially time to curl up in front of the fireplace with a cozy quilt and the perfect read. Whether you are staying in for the weekend or simply enjoying a night in, the ideal book can help make those peaceful autumn hours at home pass …

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Steph Curry’s PGA Tour Event.

A planned PGA Tour event hosted by Golden State Warriors point guard Steph Curry could debut next fall at a public golf course in Alameda, Calif. The San Francisco Chronicle reported Thursday that several PGA Tour officials visited Corica Park, a 45-hole public golf facility in the Bay Area that …

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