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3D printed ‘bionic eye’ looks likely following breakthrough (VIDEO)

For the first time, researchers have successfully 3D printed a hemispherical surface of light receptors in what has been dubbed a “significant step” towards the creation of a bionic eye. The groundbreaking development could pave the way for artificial eyes that could help blind people see and improve human vision in general. Researchers from the University of Minnesota revealed the ...

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‘It looks like spam’: Facebook hit with more claims that it unfairly censors conservatives

As Facebook continues to be hit with claims of censorship from Donald Trump and other conservative voices, two more alleged cases have been added to the pile, with the social network claiming the posts “look like spam.” The social network removed articles posted by conservative CNN commentator Salena Zito and attorney and radio host Jenna Ellis, who was recently cited ...

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‘Eat it, Elon’: Internet greets Kalashnikov electric supercar with love & hate for old-school looks

The just-unveiled Russian electric supercar concept by AK-47 creator Kalashnikov has caused heated debate online. Many mocked its old-school design, while others said they’d gladly drive such a vehicle for that very same reason. Forestalling the obvious parallels with Elon Musk’s creations, Kalashnikov Concern said that its CV-1 “electric supercar concept… will allow us to stand in line with the ...

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LinkedIn to relaunch Groups in the flagship app as it looks to reverse ‘ghost town’ image

LinkedIn, the Microsoft-owned social networking platform for the working world with over 500 million users, is making a significant change as it continues to look for ways to make its platform more useful (and used). The company is relaunching Groups by rolling it into its main app by the end of the month after quietly pulling the standalone app earlier ...

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Time magazine’s ‘creepy’ Putin-Trump cover is what media subversion really looks like

Staring out from the front cover of this week’s ‘Time’ magazine is a striking, unsettling picture of Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump morphed into one. The hidden, yet unsubtle messaging behind the image is equally unsettling. Time describes the image as “meaning to represent this particular moment in US foreign policy, following the pair’s recent meeting in Helsinki, Finland.”  However, ...

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‘It looks like it will catch us’: Russian fishermen film stunning waterspout (and it did catch them)

They got their viral video, but maybe these Russian fishermen should have moved away a bit faster. “A whirlwind. A Twister. 500 meters from us. Very beautiful. It’s huge,” said Pavel Chernyavsky, as he narrates his Instagram video, geolocated off the coast of Gelendzhik in the Black Sea. “Maybe it will catch up with us,” he joked in the next ...

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This is how global trade looks before economic wars kick in (INFOGRAPHICS)

Global commerce is descending into the era of trade wars and protectionism. Here is how the global trade environment looks after decades of falling barriers – which are now being set up again. The United States is the leader in imports, buying $ 2,409 billion worth of goods in 2017, about 13.4 percent of the global total, according to the ...

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Musk looks at Flint water crisis after being berated for ‘impractical’ help in Thai cave rescue op

After his offer of a ‘kid-size’ submarine to Thai cave rescuers was berated as “impractical,” Elon Musk is taking on the Flint water crisis, saying there’s “no kidding” in his promise to fix the lead contamination problem there. The criticism over his suggestion to help Thai kids trapped in a flooded cave didn’t stop the SpaceX and Tesla boss from ...

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Iran looks to barter oil as US sanctions bite

Faced with US sanctions, Iran is studying a revival of a plan to barter crude oil for goods, possibly resuming the scheme that it used to try to blunt the impact of the previous round of sanctions between 2012 and 2016. Unable to bring in US dollars and euros ahead of the new US sanctions that kick in in early ...

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Fighting football: Italy’s oldest game of soccer looks like a mass brawl (VIDEO)

A blend of gratuitous violence and athleticism, the Calcio Storico saw spectators pour into the grounds of Florence’s Santa Croce basilica to watch fully grown men brawl to victory in Italy’s oldest game of soccer. Dating back to the 16th Century, the Calcio Storico, or Historic Football, is the beautiful game – but with two black eyes and a dislocated ...

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