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A mystery buyer spent about US$390,000 on the wheelchair, a motorised model that had belonged to physicist and author Stephen Hawking, who died in March at 76. Auction house Christies ran the nine-day online auction called " On the Shoulders of Giants " to raise money for the Stephen Hawking Foundation and the Motor Neurone Disease Association .
  • Strong early voting numbers in Louisiana ahead of election

    Strong early voting numbers in Louisiana ahead of election

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    CNN's own analysis of a handful of seven critical states finds that women and older voters are performing their civic duty earlier in greater numbers in those states. In Chelan and Kittitas counties, for instance, voters appear to be turning out in force to choose who will replace U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert, R-Auburn, who is retiring from his 8th Congressional District seat.
  • NASA probe gets closer to the sun, breaks record

    NASA probe gets closer to the sun, breaks record

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    In the final flyby in 2015, Parker Solar Probe will cruise at the closest 3.83 million miles from the sun's surface. Not content with just being the closest ever probe to the Sun, NASA expected the spacecraft to break a speed record on Tuesday night as well.
  • Google celebra Halloween con un novedoso juego interactivo

    Google celebra Halloween con un novedoso juego interactivo

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    Google celebra Halloween con un juego interactivo multijugador. Los ocho jugadores se dividen en dos equipos de fantasmas , que tendrán que esforzarse por reunir la mayor cantidad de fuegos fatuos que puedan. Los usuarios alrededor del mundo tienen la posibilidad de participar del juego " Great Ghoul Duel ", en su propia sesión privada con un grupo de amigos, o en una sesión abierta con un grupo de jugadores elegidos de forma aleatoria, de todo el mundo.
  • IPad Pro: Conoce la nueva versión de la tableta de Apple | FOTOS

    IPad Pro: Conoce la nueva versión de la tableta de Apple | FOTOS

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    El iPad y el MacBook Air eran hasta ahora productos del segundo escalón dentro del catálogo de la compañía , viviendo por detrás y a la sombra del todopoderoso iPhone , que todo lo abarca. Algunos analistas suponen que el MacBook de 12 pulgadas podría ser el modelo de entrada a la gama portátil, y se presentaría una nueva versión con el mismo diseño pero procesadores más potentes.
  • Cambiar de nombre en PSN tiene varios riesgos — Sony avisa

    Cambiar de nombre en PSN tiene varios riesgos — Sony avisa

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    Pero lo que llama la atención es que vuelven a señalar que el cambio de nombre de usuario podría incluir algunos problemas , por lo que dan los siguientes puntos para tomar en cuenta: No todos los juegos y aplicaciones para PS4, PS3, PS Vita y otros sistemas PlayStation tendrán soporte para el cambio de Online ID.
  • Revelan la evolución de Meltan para Pokémon Let’s Go!

    Revelan la evolución de Meltan para Pokémon Let’s Go!

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    Se cierra así la investigación sobre Meltan , que comenzó siendo un rumor bien fundado tras unos avistamientos algo raros y que han terminado con un Pokémon singular del que sabemos que evoluciona en un Melmetal que, según Nintendo , era venerado antiguamente por su capacidad para crear metal .
  • ‘Space Force’ to be built in stages by 2020

    ‘Space Force’ to be built in stages by 2020

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    Defense Secretary James Mattis said that "right now what we're going to do is set up a combatant command", and the military would be working with the Congress on it. Pence said, President Donald Trump believes that space is a war fighting domain just like "the land, air and sea". "That will be the project of the space force going forward".
  • Man and girl killed as record-breaking Hurricane Michael brings devastation

    Man and girl killed as record-breaking Hurricane Michael brings devastation

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    Images of the aftermath of the storm are even more spine-chilling . Charlotte, North Carolina's largest city, was expecting as much as six inches of rain and wind gusts exceeding 30 miles per hour. Brock Long, head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), warned that he expected the number of deaths to rise. Six people died in Honduras, four in Nicaragua and three in El Salvador.
  • Florida Braces For 'Life-Threatening' Hurricane Michael To Hit Panhandle On Wednesday

    Florida Braces For 'Life-Threatening' Hurricane Michael To Hit Panhandle On Wednesday

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    Mandatory evacuation orders were issued for residents of barrier islands, mobile homes and low-lying coastal areas in Gulf, Wakulla and Bay counties . He has also activated hundreds of Florida National Guard members and waived tolls to encourage those near the coast to evacuate inland. Florida Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency in 35 counties along Florida's Panhandle and Big Bend regions.
  • MI man's doorstop rock turns out to be a $100000 meteorite

    MI man's doorstop rock turns out to be a $100000 meteorite

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    He inherited the sixth-largest meteorite ever found in MI. Central Michigan University is now holding the meteorite. But this chunk was from a much older asteroid: When the man from Grand Rapids, Michigan, bought his farm in the Edmore, Michigan, area in 1988, the previous owner told him that the doorstop was a meteorite from the 1930s.
  • Tropical Storm Kirk speeds up as it moves west across Atlantic

    Tropical Storm Kirk speeds up as it moves west across Atlantic

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    Temperatures will drop into the 60s. Temperatures will rebound over the next few days, but another shot of cool air is in the forecast for the end of the week in the Northern Plains and upper Midwest. We'll be tracking the latest developments from the First Alert Hurricane Center. Tropical Depression 11 formed overnight about 500 miles east of the Windward Islands and as of 8 a.m.
  • When will it end? Florence's floodwaters rising in Carolinas

    When will it end? Florence's floodwaters rising in Carolinas

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    At least 43 people have died, included an elderly man whose body was found in a submerged pickup truck in SC, and hundreds were forced from their homes as rivers kept swelling higher. Floodwaters on the Waccamaw River hit almost 20 feet Saturday and are likely to reach 22 feet by Tuesday morning. In Conway, South Carolina, authorities said residents could see damage in homes that have not flooded before.
  • New evacuations ordered in eastern S.C. because of flooding

    New evacuations ordered in eastern S.C. because of flooding

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    While Florence was downgraded to a Category 1 storm by the time it struck the area on September 15, it still managed to dump a record 23 inches of rain in SC and 35 inches in North Carolina , over the course of just four days. Roofs were peeled off laboratory buildings and dormitories at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and the University of North Carolina in Wilmington.
  • In the US there were the first victims of the hurricane

    In the US there were the first victims of the hurricane "Florence"

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    A third person, a woman, died in Hampstead, NC, in Pender County. Flash flooding killed three people in Duplin County, North Carolina, the sheriff's office there said. Numerous roads were closed, and authorities warned of the risk of landslides, tornadoes and flash floods, with dams and bridges in peril as rivers and creeks swelled.
  • 'Relentless rains' continue as Florence almost stalls over Carolinas

    'Relentless rains' continue as Florence almost stalls over Carolinas

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    As of 5:00 am (0900 GMT), maximum sustained winds had weakened to near 50 miles (80 kilometers) per hour, but the NHC warned residents of risky storm surges and "catastrophic flash flooding". That's how hard the wind gusted in North Carolina's New River inlet. -A 61-year-old woman was killed late Friday when the vehicle she was driving struck a tree near the town of Union, South Carolina, Capt.
  • Typhoon pounds south China after killing 64 in Philippines

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    Chinese media say two more people were killed as Typhoon Mangkhut made landfall in southern China on Sunday. In Hong Kong , authorities issued their maximum alert, with residents warned to stay indoors to avoid flying debris. The Hainan provincial tourist department has ordered all scenic areas, schools and outdoor businesses to close on Sunday and Monday morning. The typhoon prompted storm surges as high as 10ft.
  • Storm Florence's drenching rains kill 23 in the Carolinas

    Storm Florence's drenching rains kill 23 in the Carolinas

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    He said residents should "expect flooding and potential landslides tonight and into Monday", and warned against driving in the water "no matter how confident you feel or how much you want to get out of the house". The coastal North Carolina city of Wilmington , population 117,000, is so deeply submerged that no one could get in Sunday. Rescue crews negotiated downed trees and power lines to reach stranded residents, Mayor Bill Saffo told WHQR radio.
  • Por fin: WhatsApp tendrá modo oscuro

    Por fin: WhatsApp tendrá modo oscuro

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    Así lo anunció WABetaInfo , que es una de las fuentes más confiables de la industria en lo que respecta a las novedades de WhatsApp , pues prácticamente ha acertado en todas las filtraciones que ha revelado desde hace tiempo. Otro beneficio de esta actualización sería que ayudará a conservar la batería en teléfonos con pantallas OLED . Sin embargo, no se informa la fecha exacta de la disponibilidad del modo oscuro para WhatsApp .