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a simple fast hash function used for error detection not tamper resistant designed to detect errors not fraud
A simple, fast hash function used for error detection.

Not tamper resistant. Designed to detect errors, not fraud.

For tamper resistance, use a cryptographic hash like BLAKE or SHA2.
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Neil deGrasse Tyson
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we ve suspected for some time now that the laws of physics across the universe might not apply to some pitcher
@MLB We've suspected for some time now that the laws of physics across the universe might not apply to some pitchers -- we have top people looking into this. But what is certain is that he can't do that on the (airless) Moon, a place where nothing curves sideways.
National Geographic
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soak up the beauty of nature in one of these enchanting places to see flowers in peak bloom
Soak up the beauty of nature in one of these enchanting places to see flowers in peak bloom
World and Science
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the moment that you read this has been in the future for billions of years and now it will be in the past for
The moment that you read this has been in the future for billions of years, and now it will be in the past for the rest of time
Louisa Lim
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it s not often a piece you write becomes more relevant over time here s a piece i wrote on hk s patriotic tria
It's not often a piece you write becomes more relevant over time. Here's a piece I wrote on HK's 'patriotic' triads-for-hire, quoting research by @onglynette. The scale of violence in Yuen Long and their lack of impunity puts it in a whole new cateogry
Quanta Magazine
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crickets singing people clapping neurons firing objects with rhythms tend to naturally synchronize the diversi
Crickets singing, people clapping, neurons firing — objects with rhythms tend to naturally synchronize. The diversity and complexity of the synchronization patterns are far greater than anyone had realized.
WIRED Science
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this is the first ever footage of a live giant squid in us waters the squid is most likely a juvenile measurin
This is the first-ever footage of a live giant squid in U.S. waters. The squid is most likely a juvenile, measuring about 12 feet long. Filming one has been called the "holy grail of natural cinematography."

This is how researchers pulled it off:
PETA - #EndSpeciesis
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one calf was bashed over the head with a hammer seven times before finally dying when you eat dairy ice cream
One calf was bashed over the head with a hammer SEVEN TIMES before finally dying 😔 When you eat dairy ice cream THIS is what you’re contributing to 😩

HELP THEM! #NationalIceCreamDay
PETA - #EndSpeciesis
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mothers forced to give birth in tiny crates piglets left to die excelsior hog farm was hell on earth for anima
Mothers forced to give birth in tiny crates. Piglets left to die.

Excelsior Hog Farm was hell on earth for animals.

... yet #BritishColumbia authorities did not recommend filing cruelty to animals charges! 😡😡😡

PETA is fighting back in a genius way:
Science News
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by 2050 what are currently the worst flood days in some cities may basically become a new normal
By 2050, what are currently the worst flood days in some cities may basically become a new normal.
WTF Facts
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remember for everything you have lost you have gained something else without the dark you would never see the
Remember, for everything you have lost, you have gained something else. Without the dark, you would never see the stars.
Total(1) => 0.33188009262085 f_f_QM(2) => 0.11982798576355 indS(2) => 0.019453048706055 indM(2) => 0.091965913772583 indM_1(1) => 0.0014958381652832 indM_2(1) => 0.00091385841369629 indM_4(1) => 0.0022540092468262 indM_5(1) => 0.0026781558990479 indM_6(1) => 0.0023748874664307 indM_7(1) => 0.0024290084838867 indM_8(1) => 0.0022389888763428 indM_9(1) => 0.0049800872802734 indM_10(1) => 0.0047099590301514 f_u_GN(1) => 0.013635158538818 f_f_dT(11) => 0.17008852958679 f_f_pTL(1) => 0.15660214424133