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Jony Ive talks about AirPod's design history with GQ after the second generation debut this week

The fashion-oriented GQ interviewed Jones Ive, Apple's legendary designer, to celebrate Apple's launch of Apple's second generation of AirPods this week. The piece opens with an important theme: AirPods looked ridiculous to all before they became a cultural lightning strike. Here is the answer from Ive: "It's a response based on an academic understanding of them, rather than a practical …

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49ers Draft History rewind: 2014

Every year at Design Time we look at the ghosts of earlier designs with the San Francisco 49ers reflecting the players assigned to the design. Luckily, thanks to the YouTube poster and 49ers fan Marvin49 we have a video of every draft. We will be watching each year until 2018. Today is 2014 . 12 picks. In 2014, the San …

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Blind Runner and his dogs make history at the NYC Half Marathon

REUTERS: A blind runner, aided by a team of three guide dogs, wrote history Sunday when he completed the United Airlines United States Half Marathon (2019) without human help. Thomas Panek, 48, ran with three Labrador Retrievers, Waffles, Westley, and Gus, according to the Guiding Eyes For The Blinds website, a charity that trains dogs for the visually impaired. Advertising …

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500 million years of climate history were based on plate tectonics

Enlarge / Indonesia's volcano Paluweh lies in a region of colliding tectonic plates – perhaps the formula for the glacial era in geological history. In general, it is easy enough to understand the climate patterns of the past millions of years – the world looked just like today, so changes in greenhouse gas concentration or ocean circulation may play a …

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The FSU wants to make history tonight in the ACC championship game

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – To be fair, it was an incredible semi-final match. That came to the last seconds. Between two famous rivals. But as Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski and newcomers, the phenomena Zion Williamson and R.J. Barrett sat on the podium late Friday night following a one-point win over North Carolina. So many questions have been asked, how many …

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Indian scientists measure 1.3 billion volt lightning, the strongest in history

A thunderstorm (not that measured in this study) from the International Space Station over the border between Senegal and Mali. Photo: NASA / ISS 16 (Wikimedia Commons) Scientists in India observed tempests of stress ever documented by a subatomic particle that you might not hear much about: the muon The researchers do that Telescope GRAPES-3, which measures muons, particles that …

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Astronaut from North Carolina starts in history

At 15:14 pm At the Eastern time (Pi time on Pi Day), Christina Koch embarked on the Soyuz spacecraft MS-12 from Kazakhstan for the International Space Station and History. She was escorted by her astronaut colleague Nick Hague and cosmonaut Alexy Ovhinin on the relatively short six-and-a-half-hour flight before docking with the ISS around 8:45 pm. On March 29, Chef …

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A radical discovery of waterfalls could rewrite the history of Earth's landscapes

Waterfalls are one of the most majestic things in the world: a beautiful, thundering display of water and physics. But where did these cascading creations come from? Conventional wisdom states that waterfalls are formed by external influences such as earthquakes, landslides, or sea level changes that significantly alter and destroy landscapes and riverbeds. However, it turns out that another, internally …

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Revelations in Russian history mean a bad day for Trump

New suspicions about awkward pardons, contradictory statements from Congress, implicit pleas for clemency, and new proposals for inappropriate behavior by the President took the drama a new turn, as Washington took a new turn in anticipation of the final report of Special Adviser Robert Muller. For For the second time in a week, a lawyer from Manafort stepped out of …

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