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BBC: Instagram for kids paused after backlash

Plans to make an "Instagram experience" for under-13s, dubbed Instagram Kids, have been paused. Facebook would use the time...

NPR: Mars Had Liquid Water On Its Surface. Here’s Why Scientists Think It Vanished

All evidence points to the fact that Mars once had flowing water, but numerous flybys, orbiters, landers and rovers have confirmed one...

CNN: The windowless cabin design that could be the future of air travel

Looking out the cabin window and seeing cities and oceans from above is, for many of us, one of the joys of...

REUTERS: Cyber arms dealer exploits new Apple iPhone software vulnerability; affects most versions – researchers

A cyber surveillance company based in Israel has developed a tool that can break into Apple (AAPL.O) iPhones with a never-before-seen technique used at...

REUTERS: In fresh regulatory move, China tells tech giants to stop blocking rivals’ links

China fired a fresh regulatory shot at its tech giants on Monday, telling them to end a long-standing practice of blocking each...

AP: Gig apps for a pandemic economy: Part time, no commitment

For months, Gabrielle Walker had been looking for a part-time job. She applied to restaurant chains and retailers like Nando’s and Primark,...

VOA: US Investigating Tesla Autopilot Accidents

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) has opened an investigation into auto manufacturer Tesla’s autopilot system after 11 accidents have been reported...

VOA: NASA’s Mars Helicopter Completes 12 Flights

The U.S. space agency NASA reports the Ingenuity helicopter, the tiny aircraft that landed on Mars with the agency’s Perseverance rover earlier...

NPR: Your Radio, TV And Cellphone May Start Blaring Today. Do Not Be Alarmed

The loud noises you may hear blasting from your electronic devices this afternoon are no cause for concern.

NPR: Parents Are Asking TikTok For Access To The Videos Their Kids Are Watching

A 12-year-old Oklahoma boy was found with ligature marks on his neck on July 19after taking part in the "blackout challenge," a dangerous...

REUTERS: Russia blames software glitch after space station briefly thrown out of control

 A software glitch, and possible lapse in human attention, were to blame for throwing the International Space Station out of control, but...

REUTERS: Tesla plans to open its charging network to other EVs later this year

Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) plans to open its network of superchargers to other electric vehicles later this year, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said on...

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Urbana Park District hiring head coach and assistant coach for Tiger Sharks swim team!

Urbana Park District is hiring one head coach and an assistant coach for the year-round Tiger Shark swim team. The...

[Champaign] Halloween Masquerade Car Parade and Trunk or Treat on October 27!

We're excited to join with Champaign Park District and Marketplace Mall for this new event. The Halloween Masquerade Car Parade and Trunk...

It’s the Great C-U Pumpkin Hunt, 2021!

ALL OCTOBER You can hunt for pumpkins all over Champaign and Urbana this October during the Great Pumpkin Hunt.

[Champaign] Police Search For Killer Of Champaign Teenager

CHAMPAIGN – Police in Champaign are still searching for the person who shot and killed a Centennial High School student.