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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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Catholic School Fires Gay Teacher Over His Marriage

Catholic School Fires Gay Teacher Over His Marriage

It seems that despite the right legislative measures in place, there is still a lot of societal bias towards same-sex couples. This has recently become manifested when a gay teacher was fired by the Catholic school he taught in, as soon as he married his partner.

By On August 8, 2013 Respond
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Georgia Tech Researchers Painted The World’s Smallest Mona Lisa

Georgia Tech Researchers Painted The World’s Smallest Mona Lisa

Mona Lisa, drawn by Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci, is undoubtedly the world’s most famous painting. In fact, this painting has been acclaimed as “the best known, the most visited, the most written about, the most sung about, the most parodied work of art in the world.” However, lately researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have “painted” Mona Lisa again, but on the world’s smallest canvas.

By On August 7, 2013 Respond
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[Video] See What’s Inside Adidas Adizero F50 Soccer Boot That Leonel Messi Is Promoting

[Video] See What’s Inside Adidas Adizero F50 Soccer Boot That Leonel Messi Is Promoting

It’s nothing new that companies often promote their products by actors or players via advertisement. German multinational corporation Adidas has done the same thing recently. Adidas has made Adizero F50 Messi boot, and to promote this boot, the company has chosen the soccer superstar Lionel Messi who is seen wearing an LED suit.

By On August 6, 2013 1 Response
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Limbaugh Calls Apple Republicans, Says Google Is Like Democrats

Limbaugh Calls Apple Republicans, Says Google Is Like Democrats

Rush Limbaugh is among the most famous radio talk show hosts in the U.S. Limbaugh is also credited with having a fairly good knowledge of the tech world. In a recent episode of his radio program, he stated that Apple is much like Republicans whereas Google is more a Democrat.

By On August 5, 2013 1 Response
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Study Finds Selfish People Needs Cooperation For Long-term Survival

Study Finds Selfish People Needs Cooperation For Long-term Survival

Human nature as well as behavior has a great impact upon human evolution. Lately, a study has found that selfish people may survive for a while, but long-term survival requires cooperation.

By On August 3, 2013 Respond
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[Video] Viral Video Shows Whale Stuck On The Beach Of SeaWorld, And Struggling To Get Back

[Video] Viral Video Shows Whale Stuck On The Beach Of SeaWorld, And Struggling To Get Back

SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida, has a young pilot whale (a member of the dolphin family). During a show, this pilot whale came out of water and then apparently couldn’t get back into the water again. As a result, this scenario caused the audience to erupt into screams and the crowd continued to call for help.

By On July 31, 2013 Respond
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Techie Guy Runs For New York City’s Mayoral Race

Techie Guy Runs For New York City’s Mayoral Race

It is not often that we get to see a politician or a person in an administrative position who has a sound enough knowledge and understanding of technology. Jack Hidary aims to disrupt this trend by running for New York City’s mayoral race while being a ‘nerd’ and being a thorough techie.

By On July 30, 2013 Respond
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