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Artist lights up the night sky by using a drone to draw elaborate shapes

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 04:28
Artist Russell Klimas has created elaborate drawings in the night sky depicting Pokemon characters and a giant cube using his drone in Colorado in Canada.
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The nun who faked her own death to pursue a life of lust

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 03:42
Joan of Leeds was living at the house of St Clement by York in 1318 when she decided to enlist the help of her fellow sisters to create a dummy which would represent her corpse.
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The pill makes women less able to read other people's emotions

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 15:47
A study by the University of Greifswald in Germany found that taking the pill causes emotional changes to a woman's brain, which makes her 10 per cent less likely to recognise others' facial expressions.
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Apple could release new AirPods, iPad Mini 5 and its long-awaited AirPower charging mat this spring

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 15:22
Apple is slated to release the AirPods 2, which feature an upgraded $200 price tag and an anti-slip grip coating. Alongside that, it's expected to launch the iPad Mini 5 and its AirPower charging mat.
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Trump's speech: Less analytical, more sure than predecessors, researchers say

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 15:22
Leaders are speaking far more simply and with more confidence than they did four score and seven years ago. And, Donald Trump's speech has accelerated that trend, researchers say.
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Boys who aren't social in kindergarten earn LESS money as adults than their peers

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 15:10
A new study from the University of Montreal found that boys who paid less attention in class or didn't interact well with classmates earned at least $1,300 less than their peers in adulthood.
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Brazil invaded by venomous yellow SCORPIONS as climate change pushes them into major cities

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 15:03
According to a researcher from the University of Sao Paulo, scorpion stings have increased threefold in Sao Paulo alone over the last two decades as they close in on big cities.
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Why paper cuts hurt: Tightly-packed nerve endings and jagged paper edges are a perfect storm of pain

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 14:56
Dermatologist Dr Hayley Goldbach spoke to Dailymail.com about how the element of surprise can make a paper cut sometimes feel more painful than a cut from a knife.
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Police: Mom killed toddler because he wouldn't eat, listen

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 14:19
Nakira Griner, of New Jersey, has been charged with first-degree murder; endangering the welfare of a child and desecration of human remains in the beating death of her 23-month-old son, Daniel Jr.
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Tusks from more than 300 elephants hidden inside wooden logs are seized

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 14:00
A scanner funded by Britain is being used to scan shipping containers being carried by road through Africa for evidence of illegal trade in ivory from elephants and pangolins.
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Mars One fizzles out: Ambitious startup that promised to send humans to the red planet goes bankrupt

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 13:49
Mars One Ventures, the Dutch company behind the flashy project - described by some as a 'suicidal mission' that was doomed to fail - has met its demise in Swiss bankruptcy court, filings show.
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NASA spots signs of 22-MILE-WIDE crater buried beneath Greenland ice sheet

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 13:35
A NASA glaciologist spotted signs of the crater in northwest Greenland just 114 miles from the recently-discovered crater beneath the Hiawatha Glacier while scouring satellite imagery.
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The first creature able to MOVE!

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 12:00
The world's first ever moving lifeform has been discovered in Gabon and dates back to around 2.1 billion years ago.
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Slow-motion footage reveals how a fascinating swirling mass of iron fillings swarms around a magnet 

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 11:56
The mesmerising footage was captured by Mirko Pafundi, from Italy, whose YouTube channel Magnetic Games shows a range of artful experiments and tricks with iron and magnets.
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What HAS Russia spotted in Earth's atmosphere? Scientists say satellite saw 'explosions of light'

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 11:06
Scientists operating the Lomonosov satellite say what they’ve found may be a 'new physical phenomena.' The team says several 'explosions' of light were seen dozens of miles above Earth.
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Henry VIII's elaborate marriage nest revealed after German DNA testing

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 10:56
German DNA testing technique firms the oak wood originates from Tudor times. The bed was once dumped in a hotel car park and bought online for £2,000.
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The secret to perfect pitch may all be in the genes, scientists say

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 10:37
Experts from the University of Delaware discovered musicians with perfect pitch have an auditory cortex which is about 50 per cent larger than normal.
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Mars like we've NEVER seen it before! NASA's releases a stunning 360° video of the red planet

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 10:35
NASA's Curiosity rover sent back the footage from the surface of Mars showing the view from atop the Vera Rubin Ridge. The rover was launched from Cape Canaveral on November 26, 2011.
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Will Samsung finally reveal its folding phone next week? Latest ad teases long-awaited first look

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 10:02
Samsung has released a new ad giving consumers a look at its folding phone. The video, titled 'The Future Unfolds,' was published ahead of its big Unpacked event next week.
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The new Picasso? Meet Ai-Da the robot artist

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 09:52
British arts company Engineered Works says it has created the world's first AI robot capable of drawing people who pose for it using a microchip in her eye and a pencil placed in her robotic arm.
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