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Thursday, July 7, 2016

Gizmodo Australia


Five Things Not To Do In Pokemon Go 

Pokemon Go is love. Pokemon Go is life. Pokemon Go will destroy your phone’s battery life. While you’re out and about trying to catch ’em all, here are a few things that you shouldn’t do.

Snapchat Is Ruined 

If you ever used and liked Snapchat, I’m sorry. It’s ruined now.

NASA Sent Jupiter's Jealous Wife To Check Up On Him And His Satellites 

NASA’s Juno spacecraft made all the headlines these past few days as it successfully went into orbit around Jupiter after a five-year journey — and deservedly so. But not many people realised the significance of the name.

Check Out The Crap They Found In Philadelphia's 18th-Century Toilets 

History has left us with many wonders, sometimes buried in elaborate vaults or ornate tombs. Other times, artefacts of times past are found in somewhat sophisticated surroundings. Take for instance, the Museum of the American Revolution’s latest 82,000-piece haul — found in 300-year-old toilets in Philadelphia.

Magical Device Produces A Constant Supply Of Wine 

Daniel Attinger, a professor of mechanical at engineering at Iowa State University, is working on developing a tiny device that produces a continuous supply of wine. Bless you, Daniel Attinger.

Greenland Is Building The Perfect Place To Watch The World End 

A stunning structure built 241km inside the Arctic Circle will serve as a crucial research centre for glaciologists. But perhaps more importantly, it will be a place where humans can travel to see the real-time impact of climate change.

Trump's Favourite Real Estate Will Get Swallowed By The Ocean 

Celebrity cheese puff and presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has a problem: Climate change. Despite dismissing our global planetary crisis as a Chinese hoax, the real estate mogul’s prized real estate is directly in the line of fire. In 30 years, Tump’s Mar-a-Lago club could be under 30cm of water.

You Can Thank A Mysterious Yeast Mutation For The Invention Of Cold Beer 

Beer has been around for 500 glorious years, and yet, we still don’t know much about its origin. Sure, we know how it’s made and how to drink more than our doctors recommend, but researchers have always been unclear about where exactly the domesticated hybrid yeast used to make lager came from.

Guy Spends Four Years, $70.5K Building Giant Computer To Play Tetris 

We’ve all got hobbies that we probably spend too much time and money on. But only one of us has spent four years and $US53,000 ($70,539) building a giant computer that can play Tetris.

Thursday's Must-Read Stories 

Every evening, we wrap up the day’s must-read stories in one place for you to easily check out. If you’ve been off the grid all day, jump in here and catch up on current events.
Five Things Not To Do In Pokemon GoPokemon Go is love. Pokemon Go is life. Pokemon Go will destroy your phone’s battery life.
This Is The Last Thing Japan’s Lost Black Hole Satellite Saw Before It DiedEarlier this year, Japan launched a groundbreaking black-hole-monitoring satellite.
The Prospects For Alien Life On Titan Keep Getting BetterSaturn’s moon Titan is a frigid hellscape by Earth standards, but it’s also one of the most hopeful spots for discovering alien life in our solar system.
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This Walking Robot Looks Extremely Drunk 

Like humans, robots often need to learn things the hard way. For super complex automatons, like Boston Dynamics’ Atlas, that can mean understanding the complexities of human bullying. But in the case of this bumbling bot named MARLO, it’s just something as simple as trying — and failing — to walk across a hilly field.

The Prospects For Alien Life On Titan Keep Getting Better 

Saturn’s moon Titan is a frigid hellscape by Earth standards, but it’s also one of the most hopeful spots for discovering alien life in our solar system. A new scientific paper hints that conditions on Titan’s surface might be favourable for the chemistry of life to emerge.