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    Why people push peanuts up Pikes Peak, DALL-E's latest creations and the biggest bacterium ever discovered.

    Biggest bacterium ever discovered shakes our view of the single-celled world

    Biggest bacterium ever discovered shakes our view of the single-celled world

    For scientists, finding the huge, bizarrely complex microbe is like "encountering a human being ... as tall as Mount Everest.” We usually think of bacteria as organisms so small they can be seen only through a microscope. But scientists discovered a giant white bacterium lurking on rotting leaves in …

    DALL-E Is Now Generating Realistic Faces of Fake People

    DALL-E Is Now Generating Realistic Faces of Fake People

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    VICE Asia - Janus Rose

    Things are about to get really weird in the world of image-generating AI. OpenAI’s machine learning tool DALL-E has generated a lot of buzz lately for its ability to generate bizarrely specific images from text prompts. Now, after a recent change to the AI model’s internal use policies, OpenAI is …

    Teqball - The Best Sport You've Never Heard Of

    Have you ever watched a teqball match?

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