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Washington Post
Don't panic, humanity's 'doomsday' seed vault is probably still safe
Washington Post
On Friday, a slew of alarming headlines emerged regarding the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. Water had apparently breached this “fail-safe” trove of the planet's seeds that is supposed to protect earth's food supply in the event of a “doomsday” scenario.

Forbes
Here's What You Need To Know About 'Destiny 2' On PC
Forbes
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of excellent PC ports, it was the age of terrible PC ports, it was the epoch of incredibly powerful graphics cards, it was the epoch of peer-to-per servers, it was the season of 60 ...

Space.com
'Alien Megastructure' Star Is at It Again with the Strange Dimming
Space.com
An artist's illustration of Boyajian's star, which experiences unexplained changes in brightness. One hypothesis is that a planet has broken up around the star, and the debris is block the star's light. Credit: NASA/JPL/Caltech. The perplexing cosmic ...

NPR
Scientists Sneak A Peek At How Ladybugs Fold Their Wings
NPR
With the help of high-speed cameras, CT scanners and some nail-art supplies, scientists in Japan have managed to catch a glimpse of the elaborate way that ladybugs fold their wings to tuck them away. The research could have implications for everything ...

Forbes
If You Couldn't Attend The Google I/O 2017, Read This
Forbes
What is a developers' keynote supposed to be about? All that technical gobbledegook that you probably don't want to get into on your first date lest someone mistake you for a geek. And while I agree that it is not best practice to let loose your inner ...

Fortune
Microsoft's Old Software Is Dangerous. Is There a Duty to Fix It?
Fortune
A global ransomware epidemic is winding down, but questions over the fallout are just beginning. Who's to blame for the crisis that hijacked hundreds of thousands of computers? And can anyone stop such criminals, whose victims included hospitals and ...

VentureBeat
Google will integrate Assistant directly into next-gen cars
VentureBeat
Tesla cars get a lot of attention for their futuristic design, and not all of that is because of the company's larger-than-life energy initiatives. The Model S, Model X and upcoming Model 3 all incorporate levels of driver-focused technology previously ...

PC Gamer
New Overwatch animated shorts are on the way
PC Gamer
If you're a fan of Overwatch's animated shorts—brief, story-based trailers that fill in details of the combatants' backstories—then you'll be pleased to hear that more are on the way. Director Jeff Kaplan revealed as much in a press event attended by ...

BGR
Leaked iPhone 8 mold suggests device will be slightly larger than the iPhone 7
BGR
Apple's 2017 iPhone lineup is poised to be the company's most interesting and ambitious yet. By the time September rolls around, it's widely believed Apple will release three brand new iPhone models: an iPhone 7s, an iPhone 7s Plus, and last but not ...

Entrepreneur
Twitter Updates Privacy Policy and Ends 'Do Not Track' Support
Entrepreneur
You may see a notice informing you about the recent privacy policy changes the next time you visit the microblogging service, if you haven't seen it already. Twitter Updates Privacy Policy and Ends 'Do Not Track' Support. Image credit: via PC Mag.

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