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The Hubble Space Telescope glitched out and “stopped collecting science data.” NASA engineers work feverishly to get things working again but are running out of options as backup systems also failed.
The U.S. government released a report admitting that due to “lack of data” it can’t explain 143 of the 144 cases of UFOs that have been spotted in recent years.
5,000 racing pigeons mysteriously vanished during a race in the UK.
A man was arrested for stealing 42,000 pounds of pistachios.
A robot ship using artificial intelligence to retrace the voyage of the Mayflower turned back to England.
Temps spiked to a record 118 degrees in the Siberian arctic.
The South African decamom story from a few weeks ago was deflated.
The Norwegians, famous for squirreling away seeds in case of global disaster, announced they will also archive the “world’s most important music recordings.” Let the debate begin.
Canon has integrated its camera’s smile detection software into facial recognition hardware so that you need to smile before you can enter or reserve a conference room. We want to “encourage employees to create a positive atmosphere” said a Canon spokesperson.
The reintroduction of Tasmanian devils to a small Australian island may not have been such a great idea as they wiped out the entire population of little penguins.
A Greek computer scientist re-purposed computer eye-tracking software normally used in computer gaming hardware to enable someone to play the harp with their eyes.
Enjoy the weekend and if you’re watching sports live, don’t be this guy!
Rob Ralston
in an attempt to get a cardboard sign on tv, a spectator has taken out the entire peloton - maddening #TourDeFrance2021

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