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This Week in the Future of Cars: The Inside Look

Every so often, WIRED gets to take a good, long sojourn behind the scenes, to observe what the people we write about are doing all day. This was one of those nice weeks. Editor Alex Davies hopped a plane to Winnemucca, an isolated mining town in northern Nevada that’s hosting Alphabet’s latest moonshot: its effort to spread the gospel of internet via broadcasting balloons. Senior writer Jessi Hempl got under Uber’s hood after the announcement that HR chief Liane Hornsey—the woman brought in to fix the unicorn’s culture—resigned for improperly…

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Asia Stocks Slip as China Shows Signs of Slowdown: Markets Wrap

Asian stocks declined as data indicated a slowdown in China’s economy in the second quarter. Crude declined and the yen traded near the weakest level since January. Equities from Sydney to Hong Kong dropped. Volumes were down in most markets with Japan shut for a public holiday. The yen held its recent losses after posting its biggest weekly slide in 10 months. Oil slipped below $71 a barrel amid speculation the Trump administration is considering tapping into emergency missing estimates. Later this week investors expect Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell…

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More than 200 firefighters tackle grass fire

There were reports on social media of some residents saying they had been told to evacuate their homes. Skip Twitter post by @nakedvix Evacuated from home due to huge fire on dry flats nearby. On side of road with two kids, no water or nappies, covered in ash… not how I saw my Sunday panning out #wansteadflats — Victoria Richards (@nakedvix) July 15, 2018 Report End of Twitter post by @LondonFire The fire service said it was using a range of different measures to tackle the blaze. Skip Twitter post…

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The Complex Engineering of the Simple Hook That Could Make Drone Deliveries Real

André Prager turns away from me for a moment, rummaging through a pile of stuff on the cart he has pulled into the small conference room. There are lots of cut-up pieces of cardboard, with a few bags of colorful plastic odds and ends mixed in. “I think the most valuable things in this building are cardboard and tape,” he says. He shows me a rectangle of foam-core with a straw, a broken pen, and a few thumb tacks stuck to it. It looks like junk, but because we’re at…

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35 Products Thatll Possibly Reveal Disgusting Things About Your Body

The human body is gross! These products will bring all the gross stuff out! We hope you find these handy products as awesome as we do. Just an FYI: 22Words is a participant in the Amazon affiliate program, and may receive a share of sales from links on this page. Advertisement This Exfoliating Mitt via: Amazon/Paige Way This exfoliating mitt rubs off all your dead, gross skin and leaves you feeling smooth and rejuvenated! Find it on AmazonShare Advertisement This Earwax Remover via: Amazon/Satxdonkey This earwax removal kit comes with…

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'Stars are aligning' for Putin before Trump summit — indictments notwithstanding – CBC.ca

CBC.ca 'Stars are aligning' for Putin before Trump summit — indictments notwithstandingCBC.caTalk about timing. With only three days to go before the U.S.-Russia presidential summit, the stunning indictments Friday of 12 Russian intelligence officers — charged with interfering in the 2016 U.S. presidential election — could easily have been … Read more: www.cbc.ca

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Briton dies in 70ft Magaluf balcony fall

His body was found later by a gardener. Wrexham man dies after Magaluf balcony fall Safety officer took ‘obvious risk’ in Tenerife balcony fall British tourists warned after five balcony deaths in three months Image copyright Google Maps Image caption The Eden Roc apartment complex in Magaluf is on the Spanish island of Mallorca

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