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Schillinger told Dezeen that the creation of the Substitute Phone was inspired by the constant, nearly compulsive need to check his phone even if no notifications came up on it. His Substitute Phone features no silicon circuit boards, no Gorilla Glass protecting an LCD display, and no electronics whatsoever. "There are no digital functions".
  • Scientists witness Galapagos finches evolve into new species

    Scientists witness Galapagos finches evolve into new species

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    Charles Darwin visited the Galapagos on HMS Beagle in 1835 and collected a dozen species of finch that he realised had evolved from a bird on the South American mainland. Unlike their father, the male offspring were unable to attract females from other species due to the fact that their song was especially unusual and their beaks were odd sizes and shapes.
  • Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Insider CAPOSSELA CHRISTOPHER C sold 3000 Shares Of Stock

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    The firm has "Hold" rating given on Monday, May 16 by Canaccord Genuity. Equinet maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Thursday, April 21 report. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, July 23 by Kepler Cheuvreux. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, October 11 by Credit Suisse. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: " Microsoft Corporation (MSFT ) is Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co".
  • Black Friday Deals: Amazon Echo and Google Home Mini Smart Speakers

    Black Friday Deals: Amazon Echo and Google Home Mini Smart Speakers

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    The all-new Echo Dot is on sale in the early Black Friday sale for £69.99, down from £89.99, giving a saving of £20, or 22%. If you don't have the main speaker version, the Echo Dot still has a decent sound - enough to give you news bulletins, weather updates, jokes, riddles and more - and hooks up to any stereo or home speaker to enhance the sound, making it just as intelligent and useful as the full-size Echo .
  • Dolly the sheep health fears unfounded

    Dolly the sheep health fears unfounded

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    When the world's first cloned animal died in 2003 at the age of six, many suspected the cloning process put Dolly into an early grave. As mentioned, Dolly was the first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell, making her a famous and important sheep.
  • Oscar Pistorius murder sentence increased to 13 years

    Oscar Pistorius murder sentence increased to 13 years

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    The state appealed the culpable homicide conviction, and it was later replaced with murder by the SCA in 2016. At the previous court hearing, the court heard that a murder conviction in South Africa usually has a minimum sentence of 15 years.
  • Mystery of 'water marks' on Mars FINALLY solved

    Mystery of 'water marks' on Mars FINALLY solved

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    Each flow ends on a slope that matches the dynamic "angle of repose" seen in the slumping dry sand of dunes on Mars and Earth. The findings, described in the journal Nature Geoscience , indicate that the idea that microbial life might exist on the planet today may not hold water.
  • Aston Martin Vantage Volante convertible rendered

    Aston Martin Vantage Volante convertible rendered

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    Even when Aston Martin has been in dire financial straits, it has always somehow managed to build cars of such form-follows-function beauty that owners were more than willing to turn a blind eye to shortcomings in many other areas. The new Vantage was only revealed a couple of days ago but it has already generated quite a buzz with its stunning design. In the engine compartment of the Aston Martin Vantage is a 4.0-liter twin-turbo engine with eight cylinders manufactured by Mercedes-AMG.
  • December 2017 Free Games For Xbox One And Xbox 360 Announced

    December 2017 Free Games For Xbox One And Xbox 360 Announced

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    Joining it on Xbox One will be Warhammer End Times - Vermintide, it's a co-op FPS that'll have you shooting hordes of Skaven. This month subscribers got a head start on Black Friday deals. TrackMania Turbo is Xbox One's game for the remainder of November with Deadfall Adventures for Xbox 360 . November's offerings, including another Telltale victor, Tales from the Borderlands and Deadfall , are still available for another few days so grab them while you can.
  • Earth's Night Skies Getting Brighter

    Earth's Night Skies Getting Brighter

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    As for animals, these lights can kill - whether by attracting insects or disorienting migrating birds or sea turtles. Study leader Christopher Kyba , of the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, said their findings shatter the long-held notion that using energy-efficient lighting increases awareness of light pollution .