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Samsung is working on an app capable of sending recordings from straight from parents to premature babies still in the hospital, Engadget reports. The app, called Voices of Life, allows parents to record stories and lullabies, and then removes any high-frequency sounds that would be uncomfortable for the baby to hear. Samsung released a video about the app that shows a small speaker set inside the baby's incubator presumably connected to the app.
This weekend, SpaceX made a few updates to its website, changing the launch capabilities of its Falcon rockets. The company claims its Falcon 9 rocket can transport nearly twice as much weight into lower Earth orbit as originally thought. The upcoming Falcon Heavy — a much bigger version of the Falcon 9 that's currently in development — will be able to carry even more than the company said previously.
If you've been on the internet recently, you've probably come across the Lush bath bomb meme. It's the one where people throw random objects into a tub and say "I LOVE my Lush bath bomb!!" even though the thing going into the tub is definitely not a Lush bath bomb. First, suspense: Now that the meme has solidified itself in meme consciousness, anyone hitting play on a bath bomb Vine understands they're not going to see an actual bath bomb, but they don't know what they will see.
The pink fairy armadillo is also known as "pichiciego," which is one of the best words I've ever heard. The pink fairy armadillo is the world's smallest armadillo — they're usually about 4-inches long and weigh a quarter of a pound. When confronted with the pink fairy armadillo's cuteness, some of my coworkers didn't believe that the creature could possibly be real.
The Australian government has committed $15 million (about $11.4 million US) of its federal budget to help eradicate the country's carp population, The Guardian reports. The budget will go toward a plan that will introduce a carp-specific herpes virus into Australia's river system. Scientists from Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) have been testing the virus, known as CyHV-3, for seven years to make sure it won't have any unintended consequences on Australia's ecosystem.