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Viruses that attack bacteria have evolved to collaborate

THAT predators often hunt in packs is a commonplace. Wolves do it. Killer whales do it. Even <i>Velociraptor</i>, a species of dinosaur made famous by …

Biology

This Famous French Restaurant Has A System To Keep Out People With Arabic-Sounding Names

L'Avenue, a Paris restaurant popular with celebrities like Kim Kardashian West and Rihanna, has a system in place to keep out people with …

United Arab Emirates

'Iron Man' inspired suit that can fly at 51 kmph up for sale in a London store- Technology News, Firstpost

Ever fancied a dab at being “Iron Man”? Now you can. A jet suit created by a British former commodities trader has gone on sale in a London …

Iron Man

Grammar rules you were taught at school that are wrong

Do you remember being taught you should never start your sentences with “And” or “But”?<p>What if I told you that your teachers were wrong and there are …

Linguistics

Trading cryptocurrency? Use this nifty tool to stay up to date and in the loop

Cryptocurrency trading can be a fickle mistress – and if you hang out in Telegram channels long enough you’ll see these questions asked incessantly:<p><i>When moon? Why dump? When new exchange?</i><p>Well, a new service has opened up that can help answer in real time. Coindar is primarily a web-based …

Social Media

Google just launched a bizarre AI experiment called 'Move Mirror'

Here's somewhere you probably didn't expect machine learning to go, but here we are anyway.<p>Google revealed "Move Mirror" in a blog post on July 19. It's a machine learning experiment that matches your poses with images of other people in the same pose.<p>The reason for its existence? Fun, mainly. …

Machine Learning

Stars Of Discovery Channel's "Storm Chasers" Killed In Tornado

Stars of the Discovery Channel's <i>Storm Chasers</i> were killed in a tornado in Oklahoma Friday. Tim Samaras, his son Paul and Carl Young were killed while …

Weather

Want to Buy the New Mercedes G-Wagen? Here’s What You Need to Know

When Mercedes-Benz launched the 2019 G-Class SUV in Detroit, it felt the need to do so with tremendous fanfare: a party for 2,000 people, indoor …

Driving

Lingerie Stores Are Struggling to Keep These Trends in Stock

Lingerie can be quite the personal purchase, so it wouldn't be surprising if you often eschew It trends when shopping in favor of, say, something …

Clothing

Sip on These 7 Metabolism-Boosting Drinks for a Natural Detox

So many people swear by squeezing fresh lemon juice in hot water for a natural detox—there's a reason Gwyneth Paltrow swears by its health benefits. …

Nutrition

7 Must-Have Gadgets For Men Who Love Tech

If you have a special guy in your life that loves technology. Or, if you are that special guy and want to get your hands on the latest tech, the number of options available to you are immeasurable.<p>Whether it’s a smart home device or a smartwatch, there’s something for everyone in the tech space to …

Gear & Gadgets

How to be smarter than people smarter than you

<i>Are you ready for this big secret?</i> Read.<p><i>— — —</i><p><i>Thanks for taking your time with this post! If you liked this, please hit the —</i><p><b>Just kidding.</b> I have more …

Money

The Reebok Aztrek Is Your Latest Hyped-Up '90s Throwback

Reebok does what every sneaker company is doing these days: digs into the archives, and finds a super-relevant shoe.<p>When it comes to the modern landscape of sneakers, what’s old is new again—and that’s especially true when we're talking about the chunky runner. In recent months, we’ve seen everyone …

Shoes

This CEO Found Out His New Employee Had Walked 20 Miles to Work. His Response Was Extraordinary | Inc.com

The internet has been abuzz over the past day or two over a great motivational story. A new employee took an overnight 20-mile walk to avoid being late for his first day of work, and when the CEO heard about the employee's dedication, he gave the new worker his personal car to keep.<p>The young man's …

Entrepreneurship

A Soviet Ace Shot Down Nazi Pilots With Great Skill, But Her Feats Are Mostly Forgotten Today

“I am now devoting my entire life to the struggle against the vile Nazi creatures,” Yekaterina Budanova wrote to her sister in the early years of …

Remembrance Day

The Person Who Cut You Off In Traffic Is Right

Merging is every drivers' nightmare. Numerous studies have shown that the zipper merge is the most efficient way for drivers to merge and ensure less …

Mergers & Acquisitions

Watch Aubrey Plaza Break Every Single Late Night Host for 13 Solid Minutes

The world of late night talk shows is a rigid one. All of them, from <i>The Tonight Show</i> to the <i>Late Show</i> to <i>Late Night</i> to <i>The Late Late Show</i> follow more or …

Comedy

Third-party sellers caught selling pirated games on Amazon

Third-party sellers managed to hawk cheap, pirated copies of new games on Amazon. While the site has since removed the sketchy versions, it’s a good time to remember to be cautious before you buy anything for those prices, games included.<p>One eagle-eyed Reddit user, CodependentlyWealthy, first …

Selling

If this is Samsung’s $1,500 foldable phone, no one’s going to buy it

Fresh off the heels of yesterday’s report that Samsung plans to release a foldable version of its Galaxy smartphone codenamed “Winner,” a recently published Samsung patent appears to show the device. Unfortunately, it looks and sounds like a sure-fire loser.<p>As the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reported …

IPhone 8

Tempow turns any old Bluetooth speakers into a surround sound system

One of the most distinctive features in the Moto X4 -- its ability to stream music to multiple Bluetooth speakers at once -- came from Tempow, a small Paris-based startup. That's particularly useful for those of us who've collected several Bluetooth speakers over the years. The company has spent …

Audiophile

QB Jimmy Garoppolo Dating Porn Star Kiara Mia — See Video From Romantic Date Night

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo was spotted out on a date with adult film star Kiara Mia. See a video of them enjoying dinner …

San Francisco 49ers

Disappointing photos show what 9 supposedly-glamorous jobs look like in real life

Glamorous jobs might seem enticing, but, at the end of the day, work is work.<p>And sometimes, jobs that sound especially fancy or thrilling turn out to have a less-than-luxurious side. Many have hidden tradeoffs, at the very least.<p>Here's a look at the reality of certain glam-sounding jobs:

Archaeology

Experts Say Recent ‘Alien’ Mummy Study Was Deeply Flawed and Unethical

Earlier this year, scientists from Stanford University concluded that a strange skeleton known as the Atacama Mummy belonged to a human girl whose …

Archaeology

10 tech gadgets with a cult following on Amazon—and why they're worth it

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Living in the age of …

Amazon Fire TV

The Vamp Stamp Is Pretty Much Cat-Eyes for Dummies

I am what you would call a makeup dummy: If it weren’t for YouTube tutorials, I’d never know what to do with my face. But no matter how many internet …

Makeup

32 gorgeous European cars of the 1960s

Alfa Romeo

KFC Just Showed a Brilliant Understanding of Customers That Must Have Made Competitors Kick Themselves

Thinking about people is an art form.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>It's easy to forget how simple human impulses can be.<p>We like to think we're so clever. The truth, however, was observed by the great French writer André …

Star Trek

How To Use Kanban To Become Insanely Productive: A Short Guide

Are you searching for the perfect productivity system?<p>First the bad news: It doesn’t exist. You’re going to have to do the work no matter what system you use.<p>Now the good news: Kanban is an easy-to-use and -learn system that can help avoid feeling overwhelmed by those endless To Do lists.<p>Let’s dive …

Project Management

Whale Of A Plane: Airbus BelugaXL Makes First Flight

It's built for oversize cargo, but it also sports a smile: The Airbus BelugaXL took off on its first flight on Thursday, creating a unique sight as the jet with the bulbous upper half rolled down the runway.<p>The BelugaXL's paint job "features beluga whale-inspired eyes and an enthusiastic grin," the …

Aviation

The Brava Oven uses light – and seemingly magic – to cook. It changes everything.

Forget building a better mousetrap: Thomas Cheng and John Pleasants built a better oven, reimagined from the ground up to be smarter, faster, and …

Cast Iron Skillet