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Artist Turns Monitor Into 3D Light Sculpture Through High-Speed Rotation

Artist Turns Monitor Into 3D Light Sculpture Through High-Speed Rotation

Imagine a simple digital monitor, which isn’t exactly a lot of fun for an artist. So to spice things up, artist Benjamin Muzzin took the same monitor and rotated it at really high speeds, creating really fascinating patterns.

By On September 27, 2013 Respond
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Real Tiny Snake Found On A Plane, Force Emergency Landing In Sydney

Real Tiny Snake Found On A Plane, Force Emergency Landing In Sydney

Remember the movie “Snakes On A Plane” where after the plane takes off, a lot of venomous snakes started to come out from the cargo and spread all over the plane? Well that was a movie only, but this time a real tiny snake was found on a plane for which the plane was forced to emergency landing in Sydney.

By On September 23, 2013 Respond
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Google Street View Car Accident In Indonesia

Google Street View Car Accident In Indonesia

Street View is a feature available in Google Maps, Google Earth and Google Maps for mobile that allows users to explore the world through 360-degree street-level imagery. Google has been taking photos of the region for its mapping service since November 2012 by executing its Street View cars worldwide. But lately, a Google Street View car has made an accident in the city of Bogor, Indonesia.

By On September 15, 2013 Respond
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World’s Tallest Buildings Are Made By Adding Useless Vanity Floors

World’s Tallest Buildings Are Made By Adding Useless Vanity Floors

According to the Council on Tall Building and Urban Habitat’s (CTBUH) Height Criteria, the buildings over 985 feet in height can be called ‘skyscrapers.’ There are many skyscrapers around the world. But the interesting thing is that most of the world’s skyscrapers are made by adding useless vanity floors!

By On September 10, 2013 Respond
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Man Sentenced For 8 Months Over Lie-Detector Fraud

Man Sentenced For 8 Months Over Lie-Detector Fraud

A person in Indiana who had been teaching people how to cheat at polygraph tests, has now been sentenced to eight months in prison. Chad Dixon, the federal prosecutors claimed, had posted a threat to the national security by teaching such techniques.

By On September 8, 2013 Respond
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19-Year-Old Killed By Remote Controlled Helicopter

19-Year-Old Killed By Remote Controlled Helicopter

Remote-controlled helicopters may not look too dangerous but they come with very sharp blades which spin at very high speeds. A 19-year-old boy in Brooklyn recently died when a remote-controlled helicopter hit him in the head.

By On September 7, 2013 Respond
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Young Man Proposes His Girlfriend For Marriage By Writing On The Moon

Young Man Proposes His Girlfriend For Marriage By Writing On The Moon

Lately, a 27-year-old man named Aavid-Osario has proposed to his 26-year old girlfriend Saydi Rodriguez by seemingly writing the words “will you marry me?” on the moon.

By On September 6, 2013 Respond
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Mysterious Shining Rocks In Mexico Cause Intrigue

Mysterious Shining Rocks In Mexico Cause Intrigue

A number of mysterious, shiny rocks have been found in Mexico. These rocks tend to emit a chlorine-like odor and change the color of paper and cardboard when placed on either. The rock is currently being tested in the labs in a bid to understand its composition.

By On September 4, 2013 Respond
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Kim Dotcom Decides To Form Political Party, Eyes Presidency

Kim Dotcom Decides To Form Political Party, Eyes Presidency

Ever since Kim Dotcom was arrested in an illegal sting operation at his mansion in New Zealand, his fame has surged to the front pages. The tech entrepreneur has since launched new ventures, mustered support online as well as offline and now plans to launch a political party of his own.

By On September 3, 2013 Respond
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Reports Emerge Of People Texting During Their Sleep

Reports Emerge Of People Texting During Their Sleep

In the past, we have heard about people walking in sleep, talking in sleep and doing a whole lot of other strange things. However, now, many reports have emerged which show that people these days even text their family and friends during sleep, something which can eventually be embarrassing.

By On August 24, 2013 Respond
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CIA Kept Area 51 As Secret Because Reality Couldn’t Defend Rumors

CIA Kept Area 51 As Secret Because Reality Couldn’t Defend Rumors

Area 51 has long been the mysterious and an unknown area where anything from aliens to secret government projects could have existed. Now reports have it that CIA kept Area 51 as secret because rumors were cooler than reality.

By On August 18, 2013 1 Response
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NASA Demonstrates How The Risk Of Wildfire May Increase In North America

NASA Demonstrates How The Risk Of Wildfire May Increase In North America

A wildfire is an uncontrolled fire in an area of combustible vegetation that occurs in the countryside or a wilderness area. A lot have already been said about the danger of increasingly wildfires due to climate change. And now that has become a concerned thing. Considering that, international space agency NASA has released some animated pictures that dramatically shows how the risk of wildfire may increase in North America throughout the century.

By On August 12, 2013 Respond
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Lightning Strikes And Fries SUV, Family Shoots Video And Recharges Gadgets

Lightning Strikes And Fries SUV, Family Shoots Video And Recharges Gadgets

When you are driving in rain and suddenly lightning strikes your car and knocks it out, while also recharging your gadgets, you will pause before deciding whether to be thankful or not that you’re alive. So was apparently the case with a family which, incidentally, filmed the whole thing.

By On August 12, 2013 Respond
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Einstein Probably Never Really Uttered That Popular Quote We Thought He Did

Einstein Probably Never Really Uttered That Popular Quote We Thought He Did

When it comes to penning down history, it may be quite hard to dig out minute discrepancies which can simply be a product of the historian’s imagination. In the case of Einstein, a new research reveals that he may never have called his use of ‘lambda’ as his ‘biggest blunder’ ever.

By On August 10, 2013 Respond
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Ailing Child Became NFL Team Coach For A Day

Ailing Child Became NFL Team Coach For A Day

Jack Bolton is an 8-year old kid who has spinal muscular atrophy. The condition has limited him to a wheelchair and severely affects his respiratory system. One of Bolton’s dearest wishes was to become an NFL team coach for a day, a wish which was recently granted.

By On August 8, 2013 Respond
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