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Ancient Lost City Uncovered by Wind in Saudi Arabia says Researcher

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“A strong wind has uncovered ancient structures that no one has ever noticed. It seems to be something very ancient.,” says researcher Matteo Ianneo. “If you look carefully, you can see the ancient ruins next to it, even an old profile. This is a sensational discovery” that no one had noticed. In photographs from 2004, one can observe that “there... 

‘Anti-radiation belt’ developed by Israeli firm for nuclear emergencies

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The radiation belt is a new line of defense in nuclear emergencies An Israeli company called Stemrad has developed a body belt that protects people from the worst effects of gamma radiation. Called the Stemrad 360 Gamma, the belt could be a lifesaver for the emergency services in a nuclear accident. Oren Milstein, the co-founder of Stemrad, says it’s partially... 

Russian Yo-Mobile hybrid car project sold to government for 1 Euro

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Russia’s ONEXIM group, owned by tycoon Michael Prokhorov, has sold the technology and development rights for its Yo-mobil hybrid vehicle to the state-run NAMI institute for 1 euro. The falling ruble and slowing car market could triple the project cost. The hybrid vehicle project was announced by Mikhail Prokhorov in 2010 and has more than 200,000 advance... 

Leftist Mafia Attacks Free Speech, Takes Out Mozilla CEO

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On Friday, the uber-liberal loudmouth, Bill Maher, said there is a gay mafia. It wrecks the careers and reputations of people who do not tote the gay agenda. “I think there is a gay mafia. I think if you cross them, you do get whacked,” Maher said during an exchange on the step down of Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich, who committed the unpardonable sin of making... 

Russia regrets NASA halting cooperation, experts warn of impact on ISS work

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Russia has expressed its regrets over NASA’s decision to halt cooperation with its Russian counterpart. However, experts agree that the measure will affect NASA and mutual international work, but will not significantly harm Russia. “Well, this is a US decision,” Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said on Thursday, commenting on NASA’s decision... 

Tokyo student invents levitation in 3D space

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A Tokyo student along with fellow researchers has managed to float objects in a 3D space, using ultrasound. Yoichi Ochiai, a University of Tokyo graduate, together with Takayuki Hoshi and Jun Rekimoto, have found out the way to levitate light objects and move them around in a 3D space. Even though ultrasound levitation has been possible for nearly 40 years,... 

Researchers expose all secrets of Red Color

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Red is primarily associated with blood. No wonder the color is often present on national flags as a symbol of struggle for a just cause … What about the people who like red? Recently, researchers at the University of North Dakota found that the red color is associated with aggression. They proved it in an experiment, to which they invited volunteers. There... 

​DARPA project seeks hive mind for drones

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The Pentagon’s research arm is launching a program to unite existing and future drones into hives, where individual autonomous aircraft will share data and operate together against targets on a battlefield – all while being controlled by one human. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently announced that, on April 11, it will hold a... 

Humans can distinguish 1 trillion smells

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A new study has revealed that the human nose is capable of distinguishing at least one trillion different smells, millions beyond the previous estimates. “Our analysis shows that the human capacity for discriminating smells is much larger than anyone anticipated,” said study co-author Leslie Vosshall, who is head of Rockefeller University’s Laboratory... 

Vatican Astronomers Ramp Up Their Search For “Brother Extraterrestrial”

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Why in the world is the Vatican searching for extraterrestrial life? Does the Catholic hierarchy know something about alien life that the rest of us do not? Why is the largest religious organization on the planet spending so much time and energy looking for “brother extraterrestrial”? Earlier this month, the Vatican Observatory cosponsored a major conference... 

American astronomer discovers Earth-like planet orbiting Red Dwarf

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A new, Earth-like, inhabitable planet has been discovered outside our solar system by American astronomer Thomas Barclay. The planet is almost the same size as Earth – just one-tenth bigger – and is orbiting a Red Dwarf star. The planet orbits around an M1 Red Dwarf, or small and relatively cool, star, where liquid (including water) can exist. Such planets... 

‘StratoBus’ drone-satellite hybrid to provide new level of surveillance

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A new project of an autonomous airship – a hybrid between a drone and a satellite – has been developed in France. The ‘StratoBus’ dirigible drone will be able to carry out long endurance observation operating at an altitude of about 20 kilometers. The new breed of autonomous zeppelin has a mission of “observation, security, telecommunications,... 

Hubble records Asteroid break-up into 10 pieces

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This series of Hubble Space Telescope images reveals the breakup of an asteroid over a period of several months starting in late 2013. The largest fragments are up to 180 meters (200 yards) in radius. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)’s Hubble Space Telescope has recorded the never-before-seen break-up of an asteroid into as many... 

3D printing used to reconstruct man’s face in groundbreaking surgery

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For what appears to be the first time in history doctors were able to use 3D printing technology during a facial reconstruction surgery to help a British man who survived a motorcycle accident but walked away traumatized and disfigured. Stephen Power of Cardiff, Wales was hospitalized for four months after he endured multiple injuries in a 2012 accident. He... 

NASA reveals hovering prototype planetary lander Morpheus

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NASA’s latest test vehicle may not survive in its current form going forward, but its ability to hover like a helicopter and land on tough terrain could prove integral to future missions to Mars and other interplanetary locations. Dubbed “Morpheus,” the new rocket prototype was successfully tested last week at the Kennedy Space Center’s Shuttle Landing... 
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