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The Future Is A Gundam Doing Boring Stuff.

27 APRIL 2022

TOP STORY

Japanese Railroad Builds Giant Gundam-Style Robot to Fix Power Lines

The West Japan Rail Company is now using a humongous Gundam-style robot to fix remote railway power lines — and to make it even cooler, the robot is piloted by an actual human wearing a VR setup. Can we, uh, borrow it for… stuff??

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HEADLINES FROM TODAY

ONEIt Turns Out People Who Don’t Believe in Evolution Are Racist Jerks

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TWOOops! Hacker Steals $1 Million in Crypto and Then Destroys It

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THREEElon Musk’s Twitter Stunt Is Wreaking Havoc on Tesla

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OF INTEREST

Scientists Find DNA Building Blocks in Asteroids

Scientists found two of the previously undiscovered chemical building blocks of DNA in meteorites that fell in North America and Australia, suggesting that the basic ingredients for life may have originated in outer space. We really *are* stardust.

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NEWS IN QUOTES

“ Some of the cosmonauts are like, ‘this is all a f***ing travesty and ridiculous and I wish I could leave this country. 

— Astronaut Mark Kelly on what cosmonauts *really* think about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

FROM THE DEPT. OF STUFF TO SPEND MONEY ON

Byte-Sized Review: REDMAGIC 7 Pro Packs Serious Mobile Gaming Potential

Love it or hate it, mobile gaming is here to stay. Maybe it’s time to embrace it with the REDMAGIC 7 Pro? Everything about the phone smacks of gamer aesthetics, from the RGB lit fan to the clear black shell proudly displaying the Snapdragon 8 Gen1 chip. You won’t be able to resist the clarion call of great graphics and solid pick-up-and-play gaming.

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