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Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said on Monday improvements to be unveiled at the electric-car maker’s “Battery Day” event would not reach “serious high-volume production” until 2022, knocking its shares lower. Many analysts and industry officials expected Musk to unveil battery improvements at the widely-anticipated event, extending the automaker’s lead over General Motors, Volkswagen
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What qualifies as a penis in many members of the animal kingdom? In this article, the various kinds of “penises” and their functions in and out of mating are discussed. What Makes a Penis? For vertebrates, including humans, a penis is relatively easy to pinpoint. Unfortunately, this is not the case for many invertebrates.  We may define a
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Demonstrators march at Indiana University Bloomington to protest against police violence during the Black Lives Matter protests.Source: Rodney Margison/ZUMA Wire/Shutterstock Sparked by the global reaction to the police killing of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in May, universities, departments and faculty members rapidly issued statements and policies highlighting their commitment to
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Former Saudi intelligence chief Prince Turki al-Faisal has questioned President Donald Trump‘s role in recent peace talks between the United Arab Emirates and Israel. Speaking to CNBC on Tuesday, Prince Turki said Trump had not been honest on the issue of Palestinian statehood. The prince added that his father, the late King Faisal, who ruled
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WASHINGTON — Spire Global will launch its first cubesats with cross links over the next few months, beginning a refresh that will eventually replace its full constellation.  “We will be adding inter-satellite links to the constellation,” Spire CEO Peter Platzer told SpaceNews. “It will be rolled out to encompass the whole constellation over the next
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Echelon Prime bike Echelon Amazon is distancing itself from the $500 “EX-Prime” bike launched by exercise equipment maker Echelon Fitness, after the product was incorrectly marketed as a collaboration between the two companies. Echelon on Tuesday announced the so-called “Prime bike,” calling it “Amazon’s first-ever connected fitness product” that was “developed in collaboration with Amazon.”
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If you needed any more evidence that America’s vehicle fleets are driving toward zero-emission status, it’s this: Walmart just announced that it will electrify and zero out emissions from all Walmart vehicles, including long haul trucks, by 2040.  That includes more than 10,000 vehicles, including 6,500 semi-trucks and 4,000 passenger vehicles. Up until this point, Walmart
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I answer 5 questions you guys asked over twitter. Tweets by tweetsauce Google Science Fair: https://www.googlesciencefair.com VSAUCE2: http://www.youtube.com/Vsauce2 VSAUCE3: http://www.youtube.com/Vsauce3 Music by Jake Chudnow: http://www.youtube.com/JakeChudnow eyebrow man: http://www.ptleader.com/main.asp?SectionID=36&SubSectionID=55&ArticleID=15119 gravity anomalies: http://www.bgs.ac.uk/data/gravAndMag.html ring on reddit: http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/s4ki4/if_a_giant_ring_was_built_on_mile_high_supports/ notch: https://twitter.com/notch rope around Earth puzzle: http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/R/rope-around-the-Earth_puzzle.html word record for longest hair: http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/longest-hair-(female)/ eye floaters: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Floater Wikipedia size in volumes:
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Astronomers have gotten pretty good at calculating how fast the universe is expanding, but new measurements don’t line up with the predictions of well-tested laws of physics. Now scientists have a new question to ponder: Why are these numbers so different? SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org
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Empathy is important for understanding the feelings and problems of other, but when do we develop it? Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلط الخليفي,
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Scientists were able to measure the emission lines of antimatter! And we may have some new clues about how dinosaurs lost their teeth on the way to becoming birds. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters—we couldn’t make SciShow
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A rare tropical species of Heteroptera equipped with long antennae was discovered by an international research team, including St Petersburg University scientists. New Southeast Asian Species The team discovered the bug, which was classified into a new genus. It came from Southeast Asia’s Borneo island and was named Tatupa grafei, classifying it in the Miridae family of plant
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September 22nd, 2020 by Press Release  McDonald’s just introduced a flagship restaurant located west of Disney on Buena Vista Drive, Orlando, Florida. The opening of this restaurant demonstrates the company’s steadfast commitment to sustainability and energy efficiency as it will become a Zero Energy Building, its first Zero Emissions restaurant in the US. McDonald’s wanted to
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WASHINGTON — The International Space Station maneuvered to avoid a potential collision with a piece of space debris Sept. 22, an incident the head of NASA used to advocate for more funding for the agency directed to handle space traffic management. NASA announced on the afternoon of Sept. 22 that it was working with U.S.
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Theo Bertram, TikTok’s director of government relations and public policy for Europe. UK Government LONDON — Theo Bertram, TikTok’s director of government relations and public policy in Europe, provided the world with a few insights into the wildly popular short video app as he was grilled by British politicians in Westminster. The former Google exec,
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Xi Jinping, China’s president, speaks during the United Nations General Assembly on September 22, 2020. Tiffany Hagler-Geard | Bloomberg | Getty Images China is targeting peak carbon dioxide emissions by 2030 and carbon neutrality by the year 2060, according to President Xi Jinping.  In an address to the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Tuesday,
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Launching Americans from U.S. soil, sending a new rover to Mars and continuing to prepare for human missions to the Moon are just a few of the things NASA has planned for 2020. This video is available for download from NASA’s Image and Video Library: https://images.nasa.gov/details-NHQ_2019_1231_2020_Look_Ahead
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WASHINGTON — Commercial spaceflight company Blue Origin is considering development of commercial space stations, with NASA as a potential early customer. Blue Origin posted a job opening Sept. 18 for am “Orbital Habitat Formulation Lead” at its headquarters in the Seattle suburb of Kent, Washington. That individual will be charged with leading the company’s development
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Long before corporations acknowledged Black Lives Matter, they championed the plights of specific endangered species. Corporate conservation campaigns used phrases such as “Save the [insert your favorite animal],” which have been catchy, effective and oddly similar to the language we’re now using to educate people about the status of Black life in America. The Disney
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An international team of scientists said Monday it had joined forces to combat the spread of anti-Semitism online with the help of artificial intelligence. The project Decoding Anti-Semitism includes discourse analysts, computational linguists and historians who will develop a “highly complex, AI-driven approach to identifying online anti-Semitism,” the Alfred Landecker Foundation, which supports the project,
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Scientists have found that E. coli can improve Photosynthesis, engineering a key Rubisco enzyme from plants, and putting it inside Escherichia coli bacteria to make an optimum environment for quickening the photosynthetic process. This is considered a big step in improving the yields of crops. Researchers from Cornell University engineered a plant enzyme needed for Photosynthesis. They described the procedure in their
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September 22nd, 2020 by Brad Rouse  For those deeply interested in our future energy system and how it will evolve, I highly recommend two in-depth papers published in the last year.  The 2035 Report, a product of a team led by UCAL Berkeley and GridLab, explores a 2035 US energy system that is 90% carbon
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In some regions, warm winds pushed the edge of the Arctic sea ice further north than ever before this year.Credit: AP/Shutterstock This year, Arctic sea ice shrank to its second-lowest extent in more than 40 years of satellite measurements. On 15 September, ice covered just 3.74 million square kilometres of Arctic waters at its annual
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A “program integration council” run by the Space and Missile Systems Center will include representatives from DoD space-buying agencies and the National Reconnaissance Office. WASHINGTON — The Space Force announced in June that one of its major field organizations will be an acquisition command that will unify the current mishmash of agencies that handle space
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follow @tweetsauce NEW extreme sports channels with special messages for Vsauce: RIDEchannel (Tony Hawk): http://bit.ly/xxao37 AlliSports: http://bit.ly/wwdKqB NetworkA: http://bit.ly/A8vwRc ALL MUSIC COURTESY http://www.soundcloud.com/JakeChudnow History of the Motorcycle: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motorcycle First FMX back flip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUAt5WwtaX0 First motocross TRIPLE back flip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4eTMDkbS0fc Back flips limit calculation: http://extremesportsphysics.blogspot.com/2007/07/fmx-backflips-limit-14.html Swing Physics: http://www.exploratorium.edu/skateboarding/trick04.html Center of mass Magic: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgANeYMT8X8 Outrun avalanche: http://extremesportsphysics.blogspot.com/2007/10/popscis-extreme-sports-error.html
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New discoveries into two weird things that may have played havoc with the ancient solar system: dark matter and a wandering star. ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records:
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Trusting your gut may not sound like a reliable way to make decisions, but the research points to some times when you might want to listen to it! Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: azarus G, Sam Lutfi,
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Some people can eat raw jalapeños like they’re apples. Why do some people have a high tolerance for spicy food while others can’t stand it? Hosted by:Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters—we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to
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Net Zero Dieter Helm William Collins (2020) Climate-change economist Dieter Helm was frustrated by a widely repeated claim from the UK Committee on Climate Change: “By reducing emissions produced in the UK to zero, we also end our contribution to rising global temperatures.” Not so, he objects: consumers also import goods and services from countries
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A high number of fish deaths occurred in Israel that scientists think may be caused by a combination of bacterial infection and stress from a rapid temperature rise in marine waters. Marine ecosystems have been profoundly affected by the continuously increasing temperatures of the oceans. A new study published in the journal PNAS has found evidence that the rate of warming onset instead of peak warming may
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SAN FRANCISCO – Radar satellite operator Iceye raised $87 million in a Series C round announced Sept. 22, boosting the Finnish startup’s total investment tally to $152 million. “We’re grateful to have closed a great round,” Mark Matossian, Iceye US CEO, told SpaceNews. “Now, we can stand on the accelerator.” With the Series C round