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The bloodbath continues: Netflix cancels Daredevil after three seasons
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Enlarge / The bad guys of Hell’s Kitchen won’t have Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox), aka Daredevil, to beat to a pulp anymore. (credit: Netflix) The hits just keep coming for the various Defenders series. Per Deadline Hollywood, Netflix announced this evening that it has canceled Daredevil, just weeks after the show concluded its critically acclaimed […]

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Netflix is making a live-action 'Cowboy Bebop' series
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Continuing on an apparent quest to secure the loyalty of classic anime fans, Netflix is following up yesterday's Evangelion news by acquiring a new version of Cowboy Bebop. This time it's doing the noir-ish bounty hunter series set in space as a live…

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Six people swallowed LEGOs and pored through their own poo for science
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Enlarge / The horror: it took between 1.14 days to 3.04 days for the swallowed LEGO heads to reappear in subjects’ excrement, for an average of 1.71 days. (credit: Warner Bros. Pictures) Here’s some good news for worried parents whose small children have ingested a LEGO (or two). A new study by pediatric researchers has concluded that the […]

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Some promising news for kids with peanut allergies
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Enlarge / Each half-peanut kernel contains around 150 mg of peanut protein. (credit: flickr user: Andrew Sweeney) Peanut allergies are among the most fatal of food allergies. An accidental exposure to even a tiny quantity of peanut protein is capable of provoking severe reactions. For kids with these allergies, the killer might also be the […]

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Paralyzed Individuals Operate Tablet With Brain Implant
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Last year, a study from the BrainGate consortium reported that a brain-computer interface (BCI) enabled a paralyzed man to type up to eight words per minute via thoughts alone. Now, according to new results from a BrainGate2 clinical trial, the same BCI was used to help three participants operate an off-the-shelf tablet. IEEE Spectrum reports: […]

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With no moving parts, this plane flies on the ionic wind
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Since planes were invented, they’ve flown using moving parts to push air around. Sure, there are gliders and dirigibles, which float more than fly, but powered flight is all about propellers (that’s why they call them that). Today that changes, with the first-ever “solid state” aircraft, flying with no moving parts at all by generating […]

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Zuckerberg says stepping down at Facebook is 'not the plan'
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Once again, there has been a bombshell report about Facebook and once again, execs are doing the rounds on cable news. This time instead of Sheryl Sandberg, it's CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and his tone in a CNN Business interview was not nearly as apologet…

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Apple and Microsoft are fixing a serious iCloud bug in Windows 10
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The return of Windows 10's October update wasn't welcome news for everyone. Microsoft says it's "working with Apple" to solve an iCloud for Windows bug that creates problems updating or syncing shared photo albums when using the latest Windows relea…

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China’s hottest news app Jinri Toutiao announces new CEO
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You may not have heard of ByteDance, but you probably know its red-hot video app TikTok, which gobbled up Musical.ly in August. The Beijing-based company also runs a popular news aggregator called Jinri Toutiao, which means “today’s headlines” in Chinese, and the app just assigned a new CEO. At a company event on Saturday, Chen Lin, an […]

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