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For more efficient escalator rides, people should all stand
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For more efficient escalator rides, people should all stand (not walk up), research suggests

Implementing the strategy could be tricky, however — riders in London mutinied when transportation authorities tested a similar idea on a real subway escalator.

Google's new quantum computer may be best of both worlds
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Google's new quantum computer may be best of both worlds

Engineers at the search engine giant combine the two major quantum computing techniques.

Hearts and stars in fireworks: How do they do that?
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Hearts and stars in fireworks: How do they do that?

Fireworks are so advanced they turn into all kinds of shapes — even smiley faces. But have you ever wondered how they're done? 

Undersea waves may melt Arctic ice
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Undersea waves may melt Arctic ice

Only the biggest waves can stir up warm water in ocean depths.