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With a simple goal of avoiding massive draining of resources, the company now emphasises on using recycled materials rather than mining natural resources to cater to the rising demand. Apple's current policies ensure that their own recycled products are worth a minimal amount of money, which makes it more hard for recycling companies to stay in business.
  • Space station supply ship to launch in honor of John Glenn

    Space station supply ship to launch in honor of John Glenn

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    Working from inside the orbiting lab, United States astronaut Peggy Whitson and her French counterpart Thomas Pesquet operated the station's external robotic arm to grab the approaching spaceship at 6:05 am (1005 GMT). Glenn died in December at age 95 and was buried earlier this month at Arlington National Cemetery. A Marine Corps Colonel and four-term U.S. Senator from Ohio, Glenn was the last of NASA's Mercury astronauts to die.
  • Hobbits of Indonesia Came From Africa, Says Science

    Hobbits of Indonesia Came From Africa, Says Science

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    The two species would have had an ancestor in common. "We looked at whether Homo floresiensis could be descended from Homo erectus", she said."We found that if you try and link them on the family tree, you get a very unsupported result".
  • Bashar Assad asks United Nations to probe suspected chemical attack

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    Speaking Wednesday evening on French TV, Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said: "We will provide proof that the regime did indeed organize these strikes with chemical weapons". In an exclusive interview last week with AFP in Damascus, Assad said the suspected chemical attack was a "fabrication" to justify a U.S. missile strike on Syrian forces.
  • Apple can legally test self-driving car software in California now

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    Apple provided its first public acknowledgement that it is working on self-driving technology in a notice to federal regulators late a year ago, but this is the first time the company has received approval to publicly test it. An Apple spokesman declined to comment directly on the filing, pointing back to a statement when the company submitted its comments to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration late past year.
  • Facebook is for all: Zuckerberg takes a jab at Snapchat

    Facebook is for all: Zuckerberg takes a jab at Snapchat

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    M taps into artificial intelligence to recognize people and tasks in your conversations, Facebook says, helping it make smart recommendations based on context. Of course, there's a selfie stick too. You can increase immersion with audio and video capabilities, plus take full advantage of the space around you with 3D models.
  • IIT Kharagpur Student Found Hanging In Hostel Room

    IIT Kharagpur Student Found Hanging In Hostel Room

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    Friday morning was no different, apart from the fact that the alarm woke up others in the hostel except Nidhin. Some of the students broke Nidhin's room's window panes to find him hanging from the ceiling. Police have found a suicide note that begins with the sentence "Let me sleep" from the room. Nidhin was a fourth year student of aerospace engineering at the institute.
  • US cargo ship blasts off for space station with supplies, experiments

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    EDT (GMT-4), throttled up to full thrust and quickly pushed the United Launch Alliance rocket away from complex 41 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. If all goes as planned the capsule will arrive at the ISS early Saturday morning as the International Space Station orbits over France. Prior to re-entry, a third and final experiment will be conducted inside the spacecraft to study how fire burns in space.
  • Refreshed 2018 WRX Starts at $26995

    Refreshed 2018 WRX Starts at $26995

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    The sedan and its high-performance variant have undergone a mild refresh, resulting in a more aggressive design language as well as enhanced safety and comfort features. In this case, you spend $3,300 extra (optionally) and get EyeSight alerts on the windshield plus everything we mentioned above. A new High Beam Assist system automatically switches between high and low beams and is standard with EyeSight.
  • Supply ship named for John Glenn arrives at space station

    Supply ship named for John Glenn arrives at space station

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    One of NASAs delivery services is paying tribute to John Glenn, as it gets set to launch supplies to the International Space Station. Two days after a Russian Soyuz spacecraft ferried two fresh crew members to the International Space Station, a commercial cargo ship loaded with some 7,600 pounds of supplies and equipment completed its own rendezvous early Saturday and was pulled in for berthing by the lab's robot arm.
  • New Station Crew Ready for Launch as Cygnus Races to Station

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    He died last December at age 95. The Cygnus rose into orbit from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida right on time, at 11:11 a.m. ET (8:11 a.m. But the first-ever live 360-degree video stream of a rocket launch? Anyone using a personal computer, tablet, or smartphone had access to the 360-degree view, along with the ability to manipulate the video, altering the perspective to place themselves close to the rocket as it lifted off, launch commentator George Diller said.