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Surprise: Tesla has a new vehicle for the holidays

Surprise: Tesla has a new vehicle for the holidays

It’s a change that Elon Musk hadn’t given notice to, or Tesla. (TSLA) – Get the report from Tesla Inc. fans or detractors. Usually, the CEO of the high-end electric vehicle manufacturer makes thundering declarations and promises. When it comes to new products and new vehicles, that translates into an ultra-ambitious launch schedule with deadlines …

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Automakers warn most electric vehicles won't qualify for federal tax credit

Automakers warn most electric vehicles won’t qualify for federal tax credit

But the auto industry warns that the vast majority of electric vehicle purchases will not qualify for such a large tax credit. This is primarily due to the bill’s requirement that, to qualify for the credit, an electric vehicle must contain a battery built in North America with minerals mined or recycled on the continent. …

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Earth completed its normal 24-hour rotation 1.59 milliseconds fast on June 29, breaking the record for the shortest day in modern history.

Earth has broken the record for the shortest day since the invention of atomic clocks

The Earth completed its normal 24-hour rotation with a speed of 1.59 milliseconds on June 29, breaking the record for the shortest day in modern history. (NASA) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes ATLANTA — If it feels like there’s less time in the day, you’re right. Scientists have recorded the shortest day on Earth since …

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Butchering marks can be seen on the mammoth ribs. The top rib shows a fracture from blunt force impact, the middle rib shows a puncture wound and the bottom rib shows chopping marks.

Discovery in Paleontologist’s Backyard Reveals Evidence of Early North American Humans

Butchery marks are visible on the mammoth ribs. The upper rib shows a blunt impact fracture, the middle rib shows a puncture wound, and the lower rib shows cut marks. (Timothy Rowe et al., University of Texas at Austin) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes AUSTIN, Texas — The startling discovery of mammoth fossils in a …

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Elon Musk challenges Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal in bot debate

Elon Musk challenges Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal in bot debate

Centi-billionaire Elon Musk has provoked Twitter and challenged company CEO Parag Agrawal to a ‘public debate’ over fake accounts and spam amid a contentious legal battle over a $44 billion acquisition. Musk filed an offer with the Securities and Exchange to acquire Twitter in April of this year. After the companies agreed to move forward …

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Luck Has No Pixar Spark and Much More

Luck Has No Pixar Spark and Much More

(from left) Bob (voiced by Simon Pegg) and Sam Greenfield (voiced by Eva Noblezada) in Chance.Photo: Apple+ Extremely innovative both technologically and narratively, Pixar helped advance the medium of animation and smash once and for all the idea that mainstream animated films couldn’t be complex and ambitious without alienate or exclude their (usual) family nucleus. …

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