Could big tech companies be holding the keys to our thoughts?

Elon Musk: hopes to trial a brain chip next year to help people with paralysis.Credit:AP Musk’s implant consists of thousands of flexible thread-like electrodes that are inserted, robotically, via a small incision in the skull into the outer layer of the brain. It’s called a brain-computer interface and harvests the same electro-encephalogram (EEG) signals as the Chinese kids’ headsets, albeit […]

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The damning stats that show how Alexis Sanchez’s career has collapsed after moving to Manchester United from Arsenal as Solskjaer threatens to freeze him out – The Sun

ALEXIS SANCHEZ'S incredible Manchester United slump has made him the worst signing in Premier League history. The highest paid player in the league, 30, has been relegated to the reserves and told he can leave on loan before the European transfer windows shut on September 2. Former Arsenal star Sanchez has banked £41MILLION in wages for Manchester United — for […]

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London’s last working shire horses revive tradition of cutting meadows

London’s last working shire horses revive centuries-old tradition of cutting rare hay meadows without heavy machinery to encourage return of wild flowers London’s last working shire horses are reviving the centuries-old tradition of cutting rare hay meadows without heavy machinery to encourage the return of wild flowers.  Despite weighing up to a tonne, the heavy horses are still lighter than […]

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Veteran cleric and Hong Kong democrat keeps up quest for 'historical truth' of Tiananmen

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Veteran Hong Kong democracy campaigner and Baptist cleric Chu Yiu-ming was in his mid-40s when he joined demonstrators around Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in 1989, just before a bloody crackdown that roiled China. Thirty years later, the political landscape appears even bleaker to Chu, who helped smuggle out dissidents after the bloodshed, and helped lead pro-democracy protests […]

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Feds raid Baltimore mayor’s home amid kids book corruption scandal

FBI and IRS agents on Thursday raided the home of Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh who’s being investigated for sales of a children’s book she authored, according to a report. The feds also executed search warrants at the office of Pugh’s lawyer, Steven Silverman, and at City Hall, the Baltimore Sun reported. Pugh, a Democrat, took a leave of absence earlier […]

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