Elon Musk’s flamethrower makes $5M in sales – CNET

Maybe The Boring Company will give up drilling and become an arms dealer.

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Facebook will push local stories in news feed – CNET

It’s just the latest change CEO Mark Zuckerberg is making to the way Facebook decides what it’ll show you.

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Weak hydrogen bonds key to strong, tough infrastructure

Engineers study what it takes to make strong and tough infrastructures by probing the interfacial interactions of polymer and cement, which are key to composite properties.

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Astronauts could one day eat goo made from their poo – CNET

Would you like some dungemite on your toast? Astronauts on deep-space missions could recycle their own feces to make food.

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Trump looks to make a nationalized 5G network (The 3:59, Ep. 346) – CNET

We look into the president’s idea of creating a wireless network run by the government. Plus: Apple’s potential production woes for the iPhone X and who’s this Accessible Olli?

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Trump officials reportedly consider nationalized 5G network – CNET

A centralized network would be designed to protect US phones from Chinese spying, according to a report based on leaked documents.

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Hamburg invests EUR 30 million in research for 3D printing and nanotechnology – 3ders.org (blog)

3ders.org (blog)Hamburg invests EUR 30 million in research for 3D printing and nanotechnology3ders.org (blog)Another 10 million euros will be invested in the growth of the Fraunhofer Center for Applied Nanotechnology (CAN), formed from the previously independent Center for Applied Technology, as well as further development of IAPT. CAN has been integrated …

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Highlights from the $400,000 ESL One Genting Dota 2 Minor – CNET

6,000 fans spent a weekend at a resort 5,700 feet above sea level to watch pro teams of five battle it out for the top prize of $160,000.

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Carrie Fisher wins Grammy Award for ‘The Princess Diarist’ – CNET

The Star Wars star’s daughter, Billie Lourd, promises to celebrate in “true Carrie style,” watching TV in bed with “cold Coca-Colas and warm e-cigs.”

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Is fitness tracker Strava giving away sensitive military info? – CNET

The company’s “Global Heatmap” shows exercise routes of its users around the world. Problem is, some are military members at secret posts.

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