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Study: Black soldier fly maggots form “fountains” to feed more quickly
A video shows 10,000 maggots consuming a 16-inch pizza in just two hours.
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Ars Technica
AS Pro Piacenza 1919 Lose Match 20-0 to Cuneo; Hicham Kanis Scores 6 Goals
Serie C side AS Pro Piacenza lost 20-0 to Cuneo on Sunday after the club—currently experiencing extreme financial difficulties—fielded a team made up of seven teenagers...
Darren Criss marries longtime girlfriend Mia Swier
The couple married Saturday in New Orleans.
New York Post
Vice President Pence met with silence after mentioning Trump in a speech
'I bring greetings from the 45th president of the United States of America, President Donald Trump,' Pence said.        
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The Latest: Curry, Mourning, Rice, Bogues feted as legends
Dell Curry, Alonzo Mourning, Glen Rice, Muggsy Bogues feted as legends        
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Rob Gronkowski Visited Gillette Stadium Multiple Times amid Retirement Rumors
If Rob Gronkowski is going to retire this offseason, he's yet to give any indication. According to Mike Reiss of, Gronkowski "has still shown up at Gillette Stadium multiple times over the past couple of weeks...
Coons says Trump's Syria withdrawal "has really unsettled our core allies"
Sen. Chris Coons, D-Delaware, joins moderator Margaret Brennan from the Munich Security Conference to discuss Syria and Andrew McCabe's 25th amendment comments.
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Hurd says national emergency "not a tool" needed to solve border security
Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, joins moderator Margaret Brennan to discuss the effects of the border wall and national emergency declaration on his border district.
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McCabe says possible "inappropriate relationship" between Trump, Russia prompted probe
In an interview airing Sunday on "60 Minutes," former Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe said the possibility of an "inappropriate relationship" between President Trump and Russia prompted him to launch investigations into their ties.
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Trump policies unite allies against him at European security forum
In 2009, then U.S. Vice President Joe Biden came to Munich to "press the reset button" with Russia. A decade later he came again to offer the world better relations, this time with his own country.
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Gladbach salvages 1-1 draw with Frankfurt in Bundesliga
Denis Zakaria scored late to salvage a 1-1 draw for Borussia Moenchengladbach at Eintracht Frankfurt on Sunday, a result that keeps both sides' European hopes intact        
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Tim Schafer interview: Psychonauts 2, crowdfunding’s future, and staying nimble
Tim Schafer is the game industry’s favorite silly man. He hosted the awards ceremonies at the Game Developers Conference, cracking jokes about Trump and other topics, and they invited him back to do the same this year. But he’s also a serious game developer as CEO of San Francisco-based Double Fine, and last year he […]
VentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
Migrants wrongly told to pay for NHS care upfront, minister says
People needing urgent care were asked to pay despite qualifying for free treatmentHospitals have wrongly told some migrants needing urgent care to pay for it in advance even though they qualified for free treatment on the NHS, the government has admitted for the first time.Rules were broken when 22 people were ordered to pay before they could start treatment, despite the seriousness of their condition, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has acknowledged. Three of the 22 were women who were prevented from having an abortion. Continue reading...
US news | The Guardian
How to Watch the Daytona 500 Without a TV
The Daytona 500, one of NASCAR’s biggest races of the year, is today. Race coverage is set to kick off at 1pm ET/ 10am PT, with the actual race getting underway at 2:30pm ET/11:30am PT.Read more...
The 68th NBA All-Star Game has arrived in Charlotte
All-Star Sunday has arrived in Charlotte, the last game before the 'break' begins        
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Houghton inspires Manchester City Women to FA Cup win over Tottenham
• Tottenham Hotspur 0-3 Manchester City • Ellie Roebuck saves penalty as City make FA Cup quarter-finalsTottenham were given another sighting of the level they need to reach to be competitive in the Women’s Super League, should they win promotion, as goals from the captain Steph Houghton, Lauren Hemp and Gemma Bonner, and Ellie Roebuck’s penalty save, ensured Manchester City cruised into the FA Cup quarter-finals.Spurs and City find themselves in similar circumstances in their respective divisions. Both table-topping, both looking over their shoulder at teams that have played two games fewer – Manchester City two points above Arsenal, Tottenham five clear of Manchester United. Continue reading...
US news | The Guardian
After Math: Love is in the AR
While most of us are still recovering from the frenzied orgy of capitalist affection that is Valentine's Day, companies from all over the industry continue to fly forth like arrows fired from Cupid's bow. Google announced it will be spreading some of...
Engadget | Technology News, Advice and Features
Lazio loses 2-1 at Genoa to dent Champions League hopes
Lazio's misfortunes continued Sunday as it conceded a clumsy equalizer and a stoppage-time goal to lose 2-1 at Genoa in Serie A, damaging its hopes of qualifying for next season's Champions League        
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Poland PM cancels Israel trip after Netanyahu's Holocaust comment
Mateusz Morawiecki will not now visit Israel, after PM Benjamin Netanyahu said "Poles co-operated".
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WWE’s Corey Graves’ wife: He cheated on me with Carmella
WWE commentator Corey Graves has angrily rejected claims of having an affair with SmackDown Live star Carmella by his soon-to-be estranged wife. Amy Polinsky posted a damning Instagram post to slam the 34-year-old, real name Matthew Polinsky, to make the shocking allegation. The since-deleted post claimed the ex-wrestler had been “sleeping with” the former women’s...
New York Post
Trump Slams SNL After Show Mocked Emergency Declaration: “This is the Real Collusion!”
President Donald Trump appears to have woken up angry on Sunday as he is once again mad at the way a comedy show portrayed him. Hours after Saturday Night Live mocked the president and his emergency declaration, Trump said that the networks are the ones who are really guilty of “collusion” against his administration. “Nothing funny about tired Saturday Night Live on Fake News NBC!” Trump tweeted.
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Ancient, fossilized spiders still have weird and glowing eyes
A strange spider with glowing eyes that lived more than 100 million years ago was recently discovered by paleontologists working in South Korea. 
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NASA posts image of ghostly blue objects, deep in the cosmos
When a star is born, a chaotic light show ensues.  NASA's long-lived Hubble Space Telescope captured vivid bright clumps moving through the cosmos at some 1,000 light years from Earth. The space agency called these objects clear "smoking gun" evidence of a newly formed star — as new stars blast colossal amounts of energy-rich matter into space, known as plasma.  Seen as the vivid blue, ephemeral clumps in the top center of the new image below, these are telltale signs of an energy-rich gas, or plasma, colliding with a huge collection of dust and gas in deep space. As NASA says, these blue masses are transient creations in the cosmos, as "they disappear into nothingness within a few tens of thousands of years." Read more...More about Space, Nasa, Science, Hubble Space Telescope, and Nebula
Arab world's first female interior minister hails 'point of pride for women'
Raya al-Hassan is one of four women taking cabinet jobs in new Lebanese governmentThe Arab world’s first female interior minister has hailed her appointment as a “point of pride for all women”.Raya al-Hassan is one of four women to take cabinet jobs in the new Lebanese government, a record for the country and three more than in the last government, in which even the minister for women was a man. Continue reading...
US news | The Guardian
Lille drops points after drawing 0-0 at home to Montpellier
Lille dropped points in the race for second place and automatic qualification for the Champions League after drawing 0-0 at home to Montpellier on Sunday        
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Return of wolves to Germany pits farmers against environmentalists
EU regulations outlaw killing of wolves unless people are in danger or there is ‘no satisfactory alternative’More than a century ago, wolves were hunted to extinction in Germany. These days, they’re back – and their presence is a source of political strife.Wolf attacks on livestock increased drastically in 2017, according to government statistics released at the weekend: they carried out 472 attacks, an increase of 66% over the previous year. The number of killed, injured or missing livestock – mostly sheep and goats – rose 55%, to 1,667. Continue reading...
US news | The Guardian
Don Cheadle stood up for trans kids on 'SNL' and the internet took notice
Don Cheadle, acclaimed actor and true-blue mensch. The man behind Marvel's War Machine mask brought his politics to the Saturday Night Live stage on Feb. 16. He used fashion to make a statement, at one point introducing Gary Clark, Jr., the night's musical guest, while wearing a simple t-shirt adorned with the words "PROTECT TRANS KIDS." It was a well-received fashion choice, to say the least. shit like this is why he survived Infinity War — tweeter valentine (@MamoudouNDiaye) February 17, 2019 Sunday morning Twitter is flooded with support for Cheadle under the #ProtectTransKids hashtag.  Read more...More about Entertainment, Tv, Saturday Night Live, Don Cheadle, and Entertainment
This is Face the Nation, Feb. 17
TUNE IN: This week on “Face the Nation,” moderator Margaret Brennan talks to Sens. Lindsey Graham and Chris Coons from the Munich Security Conference, Rep. Will Hurd, and former VA Gov. Terry McAuliffe.
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Streamline Your Workflow by Assigning Tasks to Days of the Week
Switching between a number of different tasks during the day can make it hard to focus, and can make completing those tasks harder than they need to be. Instead of shifting your focus back and forth during the day, try and dedicate specific days to specific tasks.Read more...
Arjen Robben Calls Anfield His 'Worst Stadium' Ahead of Liverpool UCL Tie
Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben believes Liverpool's Anfield stadium is his "worst" ground to play at, looking back on the two occasions he suffered heartbreak there in the UEFA Champions League as a Chelsea player...