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Doubles do exist. And they don’t just look alike

Doubles do exist.  And they don't just look alike

Everyone has a doppelganger, they say. It may be a bit exaggerated, but they exist. And they share more than their looks. This emerges from a DNA analysis of sixteen very similar duos. Photographs by Canadian artist Fran├žois Brunelle were used to obtain the lookalikes. He has been collecting photos of very similar people since 1999. Spanish scientists from the …

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Aurora borealis and rings on a detailed photo of Jupiter

Aurora borealis and rings on a detailed photo of Jupiter

On Monday, the new, high-powered James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) gave the world this detailed image of the planet Jupiter and its surroundings. This photo of Jupiter is unique because it simultaneously shows bright details of Jupiter and fainter details of its surroundings in a single photo. The photo was taken with the near infrared camera on board and edited …

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Four new iPhones are coming, these are the main rumors | Technology

Four new iPhones are coming, these are the main rumors |  Technology

22 aug 2022 om 05:32 On September 7, Apple is expected to introduce four new iPhones. A successor to the iPhone Mini will no longer be available. Instead, a large iPhone 14 Max is expected. The new iPhones could be 100 euros more expensive than their predecessors. By Tim Wijkman Chances are there won’t be an iPhone 14 Mini this …

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These are the best smartphones, TVs and laptops around

These are the best smartphones, TVs and laptops around

In our Bright Stuff Buying Guides we have been calling the top three products in all kinds of categories for years, such as our favorite e-bikes, ear plugs and recently the best headphones. Gooseberries from porridge we recommend to everyone. Products that we have tested or that we use ourselves because they are the best of their kind. We keep …

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To the Moon in 2025: 13 landing points at the South Pole

To the Moon in 2025: 13 landing points at the South Pole

The Artemis III manned lunar mission is to bring humans back to the Moon for the first time since 1972. South Pole The areas are all close to the moon’s previously unvisited south pole, and each has several locations suitable for landing. It was investigated whether there is enough sunlight to use as an energy source, whether communication with the …

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Zuckerberg promises metaverse improvements after ugly selfie

Zuckerberg promises metaverse improvements after ugly selfie

Facebook’s parent company, Meta, is investing billions in its future vision around the metaversevirtual worlds where people can come together to chat, play or work. But the results to date are not very convincing. This week led a image than Zuckerberg of himself in the virtual world of Meta Horizon Worlds divided into lots of hilarity. The avatar selfie had …

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Google’s search engine should soon show more useful search results | Technology

Google's search engine should soon show more useful search results |  Technology

Google will soon roll out an update to its search engine Search. This should ensure that users get better search results and don’t see sites “that are only interesting for the algorithm”, reports Google Thursday. The tech company will showcase the helpful content feature over the next week. It adjusts Google’s algorithm to compile search result lists. Google cites people …

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Apple warns of security flaw in iPhones, among others | Technology

Apple warns of security flaw in iPhones, among others |  Technology

Apple has warned owners of iPhone, iPad and Mac models to update their operating software. The company is doing this because it contains a security flaw that could allow it to take control of devices. The American company released two security reports this week that received relatively little attention. The warning includes iPhone 6 and newer models, all fifth-generation or …

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When It Comes To Sniffing People, Mosquitoes Always Have A Plan B (or C)

When It Comes To Sniffing People, Mosquitoes Always Have A Plan B (or C)

You can’t just get rid of these biting insects. Nothing is more annoying than a buzzing mosquito passing by just before you fall asleep. And yes, this mosquito also knows where to find you in the dark. Mosquitoes are attracted to a unique cocktail of body odors that we emit. It is not so easy to extinguish this characteristic of …

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Magnetic storm on its way to Earth: “A lot of energy”

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A magnetic wave that strikes the earth at hundreds of kilometers per second. The US weather service SWPC warns about this. In addition, the wave would cause a “geomagnetic storm”. Michiel Brentjens of ASTRON from Dwingeloo explains how all this can happen. “The sun has been choppy for the past few days, there have been several explosions. And they happen …

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