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Scientists Find Evidence of Oldest Dark Matter in Universe

Researchers say they have discovered evidence of the oldest dark matter ever observed in the universe. Dark matter remains mysterious. Scientists believe the material makes up more than one quarter of the universe. But it cannot be directly seen or felt. Astronomers have theorized that dark matter exists because of gravity’s observed effects on galaxies. …

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Don’t read vacation emails, keep your return date a secret and other tips for hacking your PTO

Americans are notorious for not taking a break. The average U.S. worker took less than 12 days of vacation in 2021 — six fewer than the global average — according to Expedia’s latest Vacation Deprivation study of 14,500 working adults across 16 countries.  Yet an overwhelming majority of workers say taking vacations makes them feel more …

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July jobs report doubles expectations

The market read the Federal Reserve all wrong

“We’ve been front-end loading these very large rate increases, and now we’re getting closer to where we need to be,” Fed Chair Jerome Powell told reporters. Of course, Powell said, another “unusually large” increase could be on the table too. But Wall Street looked past that. What came next: Investors cheered Powell’s apparent pivot. The …

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North Korea-backed hackers have a clever way to read your Gmail

Getty Images Researchers have unearthed never-before-seen malware that hackers from North Korea have been using to surreptitiously read and download email and attachments from infected users’ Gmail and AOL accounts. The malware, dubbed SHARPEXT by researchers from security firm Volexity, uses clever means to install a browser extension for the Chrome and Edge browsers, Volexity reported …

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Stephen King going to bat for U.S. gov’t in case against book publishing mega-merger

WASHINGTON, Aug 1 (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal judge on Monday to block a $2.2 billion merger of two of the “Big Five” book publishers, Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster, in a trial that is expected to feature testimony from horror writer Stephen King. “It’s real money for real …

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Scientists Study Inner Ear to Determine Beginnings of Mammals

Mammals can produce their own body heat and control their body temperatures. This process is known as endothermy or warm-bloodedness. Scientists believe that it may be the reason why mammals likely rule almost every ecosystem. Warm-blooded mammals are more active than cold-blooded animals. They can live in different environments, from the frozen arctic to the …

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