Meta CTO thinks bad metaverse moderation could pose an ‘existential threat’
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Meta CTO thinks bad metaverse moderation could pose an ‘existential threat’

Andrew Bosworth, Meta's CTO (previously Facebook), warned employees that creating safe virtual realities experiences was an important part of their
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Crypto exchange Binance suspends dogecoin withdrawals due to a glitch after a network update

Dogecoin NurPhoto Binance announced Thursday that it had temporarily stopped all withdrawals from meme token dogecoin. After performing a DOGE
World’s first USB-C iPhone sells on eBay for $86,001
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World’s first USB-C iPhone sells on eBay for $86,001

eBay sold a modified iPhone X with a USB-C instead of a Lightning connector for $86,001 The modified iPhone X, created by Kenn Pillonel (a robotics
COP26: Fear of failure on final day, and just how green was summit?
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COP26: Fear of failure on final day, and just how green was summit?

The number of people who flew to the summit in private aircraft has drawn criticism. According to the International Air Transport Association, about
iPhone X With USB-C Port Sells For $86,001 on eBay
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iPhone X With USB-C Port Sells For $86,001 on eBay

An iPhone X with a USB port modified was posted on eBay last week. Now, just a few days later, the USB-C iPhone is being sold for $86,001 Ken
Half-eaten exoplanet entrails in zombie stars show how weird alien worlds are
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Half-eaten exoplanet entrails in zombie stars show how weird alien worlds are

A white dwarf's strong gravity can cause the asteroids and rocky planets that orbit it to be ripped apart. A white dwarf's strong gravity can cause
Podcast: The Hot Ale Flip
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Podcast: The Hot Ale Flip

Subscribe to Stitcher, Apple Podcasts and Spotify. This episode of The Atlas Obscura Podcast takes us to colonial America's taverns for a hot ale
COP26: How much is spent supporting fossil fuels and green energy?
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COP26: How much is spent supporting fossil fuels and green energy?

COP26: How much money is spent on fossil fuels and green power? Reality Check team BBC News Published 6 hours ago Global warming is a result of the
You can see the moon near Saturn in the night sky tonight. Here's how.
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You can see the moon near Saturn in the night sky tonight. Here's how.

You can watch the moon pass by Earth's sky for two nights, starting Wednesday (Nov. 10) On Wednesday, the moon will be approximately 4 degrees from
RE:WIRED 2021: Neal Stephenson on Building and Fixing Worlds
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RE:WIRED 2021: Neal Stephenson on Building and Fixing Worlds

Neal Stephenson is a master at science and his best-selling speculative sci fi books are filled with speculations about how people will react to