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Gamma ray bursts—powerful burst of electromagnetic radiation—are more common on Earth than previously realized. Scientists have discovered that they're generated as many as 1,100 times a day in the storms that occur on the surface of our planet. Read... [Read More]
"Santa's behaviour and public image are at odds with contemporary accepted public health messages," argues a British Medical Journal editorial written by Dr. Scrooge and colleagues. Given Santa's tremendous popularity, particularly among children, the authors of the editorial argue the public should become aware of some of the... [Read More]
There's never enough things cut in half. My favorite books when I was a kid were cutaway books. Everything in the world should be cut in half and put on display. Like this Leopard I tank, the democratic heir to the Panzer and... [Read More]
The wildly fluctuating worth of the Russian rouble currency has lead iPhone makers Apple to halt online sales in the country, as the tech giant cannot set stable prices for its wares. Read more...
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The new Panama Canal lock gates are now being installed and holy crap they are gigantic to the point of disbelief. Egyptian pyramids-level huge. Imperial Star Destroyer-level massive. Look at those tiny people and the size of those concrete... [Read More]
BAFTA-winning animator Jonathan Hodgson said Rabbit and Deer—a short film by Péter Vácz and Attila Bertóti—"is a stunningly directed and beautifully crafted play on the universal conflict of emotional incompatibility." He's completely right. Some of the best 15 minutes I've spend in front a screen this year.
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