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Robotic swans now patrol Singapore’s waters

Researchers at the National University of Singapore have created a clever self-driving drone called the Smart Water Assessment Network – the SWAN. These swan-shaped robots swim in Singapore’s waters and assess pollution, drinkability, and temperature, allowing researchers to gather data without scaring people with dangerous-looking traditional water drones. NUSwan – …

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Tension flares at Cape Town spring as 'Day Zero' looms

Tension is mounting at a natural spring in Cape Town that is popular with residents forced to contend with water restrictions due to severe drought, the city council said. A fight broke out and one person was arrested by police earlier in the week in long queues at the Newland spring, …

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Married to the Mob Collaborates With Lugz

Crystal Shankab in Married to the Mob x Lugz campaign. When Leah McSweeney, founder of Married to the Mob, was around 20 years old, she assisted a stylist on set for the Funkmaster Flex’s Lugz shoot. Now, 15 years later, she’s working with the brand on her own footwear. “Lugz …

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Train full of Republicans hits lorry on tracks

One person has died after a train taking Republican Party politicians and their families to a party retreat was involved in a crash with a bin lorry, the White House has confirmed. Another person was badly wounded but no party representatives or staff on board the train to West Virginia …

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Apple could let you run iPad apps on your Mac

Apple is working hard on the next major versions of its operating systems — macOS, iOS, tvOS and watchOS. While iOS is the big elephant in the room, the most intriguing new feature could be for macOS. According to reports from Bloomberg and Axios, Apple will let you run iPad …

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TE Kelce says Chiefs can win with QB Mahomes

Although Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce referred to presumed new Chiefs starting quarterback Patrick Mahomes as “Patty Cakes,” Kelce says the team can “without a doubt” win with him. The stunning trade that sent quarterback Alex Smith from the Chiefs to the Washington Redskins has put Mahomes in …

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