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Saturday April 14th, 2018 night edition

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Steve Wozniak, the cofounder of Apple, has formally deactivated his Facebook account.

Wozniak, who has not been involved with day-to-day operations at Apple in decades, nonetheless has a legendary status in Silicon Valley.

In an email interview with USA Today, Wozniak wrote that he was no longer satisfied with Facebook, knowing that it makes money off of user data.

"The profits are all based on the user’s info, but the users get none of the profits back," he wrote.

His Sunday announcement to his Facebook followers came just ahead of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s scheduled testimony before Congress on Tuesday.

In a call with reporters last week, Zuckerberg said that the number of people who have undertaken such efforts remained small.

"I did not feel that this is what people want done to them," added Wozniak. »

Peptide-based biogenic dental product may cure cavities

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Researchers at the University of Washington have designed a convenient and natural product that uses proteins to rebuild tooth enamel and treat dental cavities.

The new biogenic dental products can — in theory — rebuild teeth and cure cavities without today’s costly and uncomfortable treatments.

The peptide-enabled technology allows the deposition of 10 to 50 micrometers of new enamel on the teeth after each use. »

Syria air strikes: Trump hails 'perfect' mission

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US President Donald Trump has hailed an overnight military strike on Syria as "perfectly executed", adding: "Mission Accomplished".

In early morning tweets from Washington, President Trump thanked France and the UK for "their wisdom and the power of their fine military".

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[Monday September 9, 1776.]

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I saw that We must and had no doubt but We should be chastised into order in time.

The Window was open, and I, who was an invalid and afraid of the Air in the night < blowing upon me >, shut it close.

Dr. Franklin replied, the Air within this Chamber will soon be, and indeed is now worse than that without Doors: come! »

Your Coachella Money Is Going to a Right-Wing Billionaire Who Funded Anti-LGBT and Anti-Marijuana Causes

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In 2017, Afropunk published a blog post urging would-be Coachella-goers to think twice before selling their souls to see Beyoncé.

Beyoncé is, finally, going to headline Coachella, and it seems like Anschutz is still up to his old tricks.

The goal was to counter the impact of Amendment 64, the recreational-marijuana legalization initiative the state’s voters passed in 2012.”. »