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How the Music Industry Finally Sunk Grooveshark

Grooveshark finally lost a major court case to the recording industry, but not because it was hosting millions of unlicensed songs at the time of the lawsuit. Instead, its founders got hit because, when they were growing the service, they uploaded some ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 32 mins ago]
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Canada Is Ignoring Netflix and Google During Broadcast Reform Hearings

The  smoldering showdown between the Canadian government and Netflix just got a lot hotter: Canadian regulators have decided to eliminate the testimony of  Netflix and Google representatives from proceedings aimed at a broad restructuring of Canadian ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 32 mins ago]
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Earth Has 52 Percent Fewer Wild Animals Today Than in 1970: Report

Since 1970, more than half of the world's population of wild vertebrate animals have died off, according to a biennial report from the World Wildlife Fund.The organization's "Living Planet Report"   studies the populations of more than 10,000 populations ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 18 hours ago]
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These Adorable Library Robots Can Recite Poetry

[embedded content]Along with the usual selection of books and old DVDs that you can find at most public libraries, Westport Public Library in Connecticut just made two adorable additions: Vincent and Nancy, two humanoid robots that patrons can program ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 1 hour ago]
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No Signs of Dark Matter Yet from the World's Deepest Underground Lab

China's Jinping Underground Laboratory is the deepest underground lab in the world. Accessible only through a 17-kilometer tunnel, the facility sits under 2.4 kilometers of solid rock. It is a quiet place, at least with regards to the steady bombardment ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 18 hours ago]
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What the Hell Is This Thing Materializing in Titan's Ocean?

The Loch Ness Monster of Saturn's moon Titan is back.First noted in the summer of 2012, the mystery shape appears as a shallow 75 square-kilometer blob just off the coastline of Ligeia Mare, one of Titan's methane seas. The most recent imagery crunched ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 8 hours ago]
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Dolphins Can Detect Magnetic Fields with Their Dolphin Supersenses

As if dolphins needed another advantage. A  study just published in the journal Naturwissenschaften—The Science of Nature contends that our intelligent sea-going friends are magnetoreceptive. That is, they can perceive when something is magnetized.One ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 6 hours ago]
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Wind Turbines Kill Hundreds of Thousands of Bats, and Now We Know Why

Wind energy is great : It's clean, it's often cheap, and in many locales, it's an ideal power source. Except for the whole animal-killing thing. Unfortunately, every year, wind kills hundreds of thousands of bats in the United States— maybe as many as ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 18 hours ago]
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Uncertain Math Might Be Better Math

Precision almost seems like part of the definition of math. The realm of numbers and symbols and methods seems to be one in which vagueness is an outcast.But maybe, in all of this precision-seeking, we're going astray. This is the suggestion behindnew ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 5 hours ago]
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The World's Most Repulsive App Is Like 'Tinder Without the Poor People'

Each of the pre-existing 'date a rich person' services have been appalling, but today, I present to you a new low: LUXY, the app that is literally being pitched as "Tinder without the poor people."A press release for  LUXY , written by Darren Shuster ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 18 hours ago]
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Finally, a Literal Piece of Shit Can Be a Hero of a Video Game

In 2011,  indie game studio Capybara changed the gaming world. Their release, Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP , was an abstract adventure game, critically adored, academically inspired, garnished with awards, and played by over a million players. Now, in ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 21 hours ago]
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Hands on With the $49 Device That Turns iThings Into Virtual Reality Headsets

My body is in  Metatecture 's street-level Toronto office, but the iPad Mini strapped to my face is teleporting me all around the city and beyond with the Retina screen's crystal clarity. There's something humbling about strapping an iPad to your face, ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 22 hours ago]

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As a result of the American companies' refusal to share subscriber data, the CRTC said it will be forced to rely on "those that are on the public record to make its findings." There's no denying the controversy could cool the CRTC to the interests of online video providers
"Please share as much music as possible from outside the office, and leave your computers on whenever you can. This initial content is what will help to get our network started—it’s very important that we all help out! If you have available hard drive space on your computer, I strongly encourage you to fill it with any music you can find. Download as many MP3’s as possible, and add them to the folders you’re sharing on Grooveshark."
...tells the full story, including the team's recovery of the feature in the Titan flyby just this August," NASA spokesperson Preston Dyches told me.  "So it's no longer a disappearing feature, but an evolving one." The blob is real
"These species groups have been comprehensively researched and monitored by scientists and the general public for many years, meaning that a lot of data is available to assess the state of specific populations and their trends over time" the report says

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