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Y Combinator Quietly Dissolved Its Partnership With Peter Thiel

Thiel's high-profile support of then-candidate Donald Trump sparked controversy in Silicon Valley.


0:57The Earth is shown reflecting light from the sun, as photographed from the International Space Station
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A New NASA Time Lapse Shows 20 Years Of Life On Earth

1:41Tesla's electric semitruck

Tesla's New Semitruck Might Be Playing Catch-Up

1:08A 7-week-old Dachshund cross puppy
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Having A Canine Companion Could Help You Live A Longer, Healthier Life

1:04A satellite in Tromsø, Norway.
Sónar Calling

Researchers Are Trying To Talk To Extraterrestrials Using Music

3:09A solar farm in San Antonio, Texas
Newsy / Kevin Clancy

Debriefing 'Revolt': Will Utility Companies Join Clean Energy Push?

1:12Wheat grows in a field during harvest time in Germany
Getty Images / Sean Gallup

Something Else, Not Gluten, Might Be Making Some People Sick

3:09A wind farm in west Texas
Newsy / Kevin Clancy

Texas Leads The Country In Wind Energy

1:41Sun peaking out behind Earth
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Scientists Don't Know Where All This Extra Antimatter Came From

1:17Elephant in the National Park, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.
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The US Will Allow Imports Of Elephant Trophies From Zimbabwe, Zambia

1:13Twitter timeline and logo

To Change Its Verification Program, Twitter Is Revoking Checkmarks

1:04Tango is photographed during a bushwalk at the Chimpanzee Conservation Centre on November 28, 2015 in Somoria, Guinea.
Getty Images / Dan Kitwood

Chimps Can Spread The Alert About Danger Just Like Humans Do

1:24An artist's concept of Ross 128 b
ESO / M. Kornmesser

New Planetary Discovery Is An Important Step For Finding Another Earth

1:08Updated SpotMini robot dog
Boston Dynamics

New Robot Dog SpotMini Is Smooth, Sleek And A Lot Less Creepy

1:28In this photo illustration, capsules of kratom
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FDA Warns About 'Deadly Risks' Of Taking Kratom For Opioid Addiction

1:14Blood pressure meter on table where doctor talks to patient
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You Could Have High Blood Pressure Under These New Guidelines

9:29A worker installs solar panels on a rooftop in San Antonio, Texas
Newsy / Kevin Clancy

Revolt: Bigger In Texas

1:23Steam exits from the Niederaussem coal-fired power plant, shown here in November 2017
Getty Images / Lukas Schulze

More Than 15,000 Scientists Have Issued A Warning To Humanity

0:58Bill Gates
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Bill Gates Wants To Find A Cure For Alzheimer's

1:01A woman shows off a mason jar of algae-infected water she obtained from Lake Erie in August of 2014
Getty Images / Aaron P. Bernstein

CDC: Drinking Water Contaminated By Algal Toxins Made People Sick

1:04Twitter logo on a mobile device.
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Twitter Verified A White Nationalist's Account, And It Didn't Go Well

1:19Flying ants underneath a window
Keith Williamson / CC BY 2.0

All Those Bugs In Your Home Are Picky About Its Interior

0:55A Project Loon balloon
iLighter / CC BY 2.0

Balloons Have Delivered Internet To Over 100,000 Puerto Ricans

1:21Henry Red Cloud is the founder of the Red Cloud Renewable Center.
Newsy / Kevin Clancy

Henry Red Cloud Brings Solar Energy To Tribal Lands

1:03Self-driving shuttle bus got into a minor accident with a delivery truck in Las Vegas.
Twitter / @david_schuman

A Self-Driving Shuttle Got Into A Fender Bender Hours After Its Launch

1:04"Harry Potter: Wizards Unite" logo

Wands At The Ready! 'Harry Potter' Is Getting An AR Mobile Game

6:37Environmental activists protest EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's scheduled speech
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The Head Of The EPA Is Waging War On The Agency From Inside

1:46Graphic depicting intimate photo

To Prevent Revenge Porn, Facebook May Ask To See The Photos First

1:34Boxes move down a conveyer belt atthe Amazon Fulfillment Center in New Jersey
Getty Images / Mark Makela

Amazon Key Goes Live As The Company Tries To Convince Users It's Safe