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GitHub removes YouTube video download tools after RIAA notification

You won’t find the source code for YouTube-DL, a popular tool for downloading videos from YouTube, and some of its forks and copies on GitHub. When you visit their pages, you will find a notice that says “[r]Epository [is] not available due to DMCA shutdown “. This is because Microsoft’s own code hosting platform shut them all down after the …

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The best deals on car maintenance and workshop tools on Prime Day

This story is part of Amazon Prime Day, CNET’s guide to everything you need to know and how to make sure you are getting the best deal. Yes, Amazon Prime Day is on us again. Like Thanksgiving or July 4th, this event is an opportunity for everyone to love, laugh, and, of course, spend. If you’re looking for great deals …

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Chitin could be used to build tools and habitats on Mars

Enlarge /. Scientists mixed chitin – an organic polymer found in abundance in both arthropods and fish scales – with a mineral that mimics the properties of the Martian soil to create a viable new material for building tools and shelters on Mars. Space lovers who dream of one day colonizing Mars must grapple with the reality of the planet’s …

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Fed Powell said the central bank has pledged to use all tools to support the recovery

FILE PHOTO: Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks to reporters after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates during a news conference March 3, 2020 in Washington, United States, to keep the world’s largest economy from the effects of the coronavirus to protect REUTERS / Kevin Lamarque (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve remains committed to using whatever tools it has to …

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Chitin, a bio-inspired material, is used to make tools and shelters on Mars

A picture of a Martian. Photo credit: Javier G. Fernandez, 2020. CC-BY A simple manufacturing technology based on chitin, one of the most ubiquitous organic polymers on earth, could be used to build tools and shelters on Mars, according to a study published on September 16 in the Open Access Journal PLUS ONE by Javier Fernandez of the Singapore University …

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Using Google’s free transcription tools

When you are in an important video conference session and you get an info dump you get knows You won’t remember, having a transcription of this session can be very useful. Video and audio recordings are all well and good, but a text version of your meeting can be a lot easier to find if you’re looking for a specific …

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Europe’s earliest bone tools in Great Britain

Image rights UCL Institute of Archeology Image description One of the oldest organic tools in the world. A bone hammer from which the fine flint bifaces from Boxgrove were made. The bone shows scratch marks that are used to prepare the bone, as well as pitting that was left behind in the manufacture of flint tools Archaeologists say they discovered …

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