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Beer brewers toast Australian gluten-free barley

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  • Apr 18, 2016
SYDNEY Australian scientists say they have developed the world's first WHO-approved "gluten-free" barley, a breakthrough for global beer manufacturers which have had to use alternatives to barley such as rice and sorghum to brew gluten-free beer.Austra...
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Users are not happy about Netflix's crackdown on VPN services

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  • Mar 01, 2016
Netflix is cracking down on customers using virtual private networks (VPNs) to watch its content, and it doesn’t look like anyone is happy about it. Netflix is a region-locked service, meaning that different countries and regions have access to diffe...
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2016 Ford Focus RS has a drift mode

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  • Apr 13, 2015
The 2016 Ford Focus RS on display this week at the New York auto show may be small in volume but it casts a mighty halo over the brand. The RS is a European performance car that American enthusiasts have clamored for over the years. The automaker decided...
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2016 Jaguar F-Type Review

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  • Jun 04, 2015
Having sex is still better than driving the Jaguar F-Type, but the gap between them is narrower than ever. Starting with the 2016 model year, Jag’s meanest machine – the F-Type R Coupe – is available exclusively with all-wheel drive. Ditto the conv...
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2015 FORD Mustang GT Track Test Review

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  • Sep 16, 2015
I can’t say I’ve seen feral horses on many occasions and yet the times I was lucky enough to witness these superb animals running around, they were doing it in a straight line. For five decades, this heritage was fitting for Ford’s pony car, but thi...
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Sheryl Sandberg appears in Annie Leibovitz portrait series celebrating strong women

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  • Mar 22, 2016
Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg is part of an expansive project that honors resilient and powerful women for good reason. She's proved herself to be the epitome of both. The trailblazer is one of many featured in a series of photographs ...
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Astronaut runs marathon in space -- but slower than on earth

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  • Apr 26, 2016
British astronaut Tim Peake became the first man to complete a marathon in space on Sunday, running the classic 26.2 mile distance while strapped to a treadmill aboard the International Space Station.As part of the London Marathon, Britain's biggest ma...
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'Hyperloop' sled speeds through U.S. desert via electromagnets

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  • May 12, 2016
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. A car-sized sled powered by electromagnets rocketed to more than 100 miles (160 kph) an hour through the Nevada desert on Wednesday in what the Los Angeles company developing the technology said was the first successful test of a ...
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Stripped-down synthetic organism sheds light on nature of life

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  • Mar 25, 2016
WASHINGTON Scientists on Thursday announced the creation of a synthetic organism stripped down to the bare essentials with the fewest genes needed to survive and multiply, a feat at the microscopic level that may provide big insights on the very nature...
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Bezos praises third Blue Origin launch-and-land rocket test as 'perfect'

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  • Apr 04, 2016
SEATTLE Jeff Bezos' space transportation company Blue Origin successfully launched and landed for the third time a suborbital rocket capable of carrying six passengers, taking another step on its path in developing reusable boosters, the company said o...
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