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If Wakanda Had World Cup Uniforms, They’d Look Like This

With Wakanda getting more involved in the affairs of the world after the events of Black Panther, one has to imagine major sports events are on the agenda, right after sharing advanced technology and helping the planet survive alien cataclysms. Which means it’s probably time they put together some soccer teams.

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Capital Gazette Shooting Suspect Was IDed Using Controversial Facial Recognition Database

Law enforcement officers in Maryland used facial recognition technology to identify the suspected shooter believed to be responsible for killing five staff members and injuring at least two others in the offices of newspaper company Capital Gazette on Thursday.

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Authorities Arrest Man for Allegedly Threatening to Murder Ajit Pai’s Children

Authorities arrested a California man on Friday who had allegedly sent several death threats to Ajit Pai, the Donald Trump-appointed chair of the Federal Communications Commission behind the death of net neutrality rules.

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The Strange Mystery of the Squiggles in the Disney Logo

So, what’s the deal with the ‘D” in the Walt Disney logo, anyway? It’s got this odd squiggly flair to it that’s kind of hard to read. That’s just Walt’s signature, right? Well, actually, it’s a bit weirder than that.

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Researchers develop a pig model of pancreatic cancer. Having a bona fide genetically engineered autochthonous pig model of pancreatic cancer that also mimics the stromal desmoplasia & immune microenvironment of the cognate human disease can be potentially huge for research and drug development.

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Harlan Ellison Wrote One of the Best Daredevil Stories Ever

The first place I fell in love with the late, beloved science fiction author Harlan Ellison was in comics. Specifically, it was in Daredevil #208, a comic I obsessively read over and over again when I was a kid. After re-reading it last night, I can definitely state that it holds up extremely well.

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Nearly a Billion South Asians Are Vulnerable to Climate Change, Report Finds

Because it’s a day that ends with y, we’re learning of yet another threat unchecked climate change poses. Inexorable rising temperatures and changing rainfall patterns due to climate change could depress the living standards of nearly half of South Asians by 2050.

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