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  • Skeleton With ‘Alien’ Skull Discovered In Russia

    UFO watchers are in a tizz over the discovery of an ancient skeleton with an elongated skull that resembles an ALIEN. The humanoid skeleton was unearthed from a site known as Russia’s Stonehenge and it is being heralded as proof that aliens visited Earth thousands of years ago. Researcher Maria…

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  • Man Catches 300-Pound Fish, Proves Florida Is A Fisherman's Dream

    Sam Gerson had no idea what he was in for when he woke up hours before dawn Monday to head to Cape Canaveral, Florida for a day out on a fishing charter. The group boarded the boat and headed out to open sea, passing the Kennedy Space Center on the way. After a morning watching his friends catch…

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  • U.S. Army lab faulted over lax anthrax procedure

    Techniques used by a U.S. Army laboratory in Utah failed to neutralize live anthrax spores on many occasions over more than a decade and the lab should have realized the procedure was inadequate, a top health official told lawmakers on Tuesday. Despite warning signs, the lab, at the Dugway Proving…

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  • Panel scales back new oil rules for North Dakota reservation

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Tribal leaders from a prolific portion of North Dakota's oil-rich Fort Berthold Reservation are scaling back proposed drilling regulations that industry officials warned could slow crude production.

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  • For California Farmworkers, No Water Means No Jobs

    The drought will cost California farmers $2.7 billion in 2015 alone, according to a University of California, Davis, study published in May, and 564,000 farms will be left idle during growing seasons, resulting in up to $856 million in crop revenue loss. As fields dry up, so do the jobs that…

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  • Cause of Virgin Galactic SpaceshipTwo Crash Revealed

    NTSB investigators say the crash in the Mojave Desert was caused by premature moving of the spacecraft's tail wings. Pilot Peter Siebold was injured and co-pilot Michael Alsbury was killed in the October 2014 crash.

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  • Smithsonian turns to Kickstarter to fund Neil Armstrong spacesuit project

    The Smithsonian has raised more than $500,000 to preserve the spacesuit worn by the first man on the moon.

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    A simple man, of childlike demeanour, practical, caring and endearing to all .. my only achievement of contact with him - a telephone conversation just before he was announced to be the next President of India !! India is grieved ..  In such moments of grief it becomes difficult to indulge in what…

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  • Experimental MERS vaccine shows promise in animal studies

    Researchers in the United States trying to develop a vaccine against the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus say they have had early signs of success in animal experiments. Using a two-step approach in mice and rhesus macaques, scientists at the vaccine research center of the U.S.…

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    Should We Be Excited For 'Earth 2.0'?  - DNews

    Recently, NASA's Kepler space telescope discovered the most Earth-like planet yet! Should we prepare to move there?

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  • Standard Brewing Unleashes New Patio Space

    The Central District's Standard Brewing (just named to Eater's list of Seattle's best breweries) has built out an expanded patio space as part of a larger renovation and growth process. The original patio was carved out of a small space near the brewery's entrance, but the revamped space now takes…

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  • US institute: NKorea launch site upgrade complete

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Construction to upgrade North Korea's main rocket launch site now appears complete amid expectations in rival South Korea that a launch could take place in October, a U.S. research institute said Tuesday.

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  • Robert Noyce Drove Intel To Dominate The Tech World

    Robert Noyce's prank with a pig almost prevented him from co-founding microchip giant Intel (INTC). In his junior year at Grinnell College in Iowa in 1948, he stole the mayor's pig to roast at a luau. ...

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  • Tiny 'Cellular Lasers' Could Aid Targeted Cancer Treatments

    For the first time, scientists have injected lasers into cells, making them light up from the inside, an advance that could one day help treat problems inside the human body such as cancer, researchers say. Now, scientists have figured out how to create miniature spherical chambers of mirrors that…

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  • Calf and Forearm Openers for AcroYoga, Climbing + More

    By Yoga JournalNASA rocket scientist/yoga teacher Scott Lewicki balances a highly technical day job with creativity on the mat. Use this innovative sequence to find new space in the often forgotten muscles of the calves and forearms.Yoga, a complex ancient system of knowledge continually expanded…

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  • Russian conflict, Congress add to growing pressure on Jeff Bezos' rocket company

    The pressure on Jeff Bezos’ space company Blue Origin to produce its new line of rocket engines on time is mounting. Blue Origin's rocket engines are a frontrunner in the race to replace the Russian-built engines that power a U.S. rocket used to take heavy military satellites into orbit. Political…

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  • Sanofi links with Regeneron in $2.2 billion cancer drug push

    (Reuters) - French drugmaker Sanofi said on Tuesday it was committing up to $2.17 billion to a collaboration with its long-time partner Regeneron Pharmaceuticals in the hot area of cancer immunotherapy. Sanofi will make an upfront payment of $640 million to Regeneron and the U.S. biotech company…

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  • Here's the insanely complicated, multi-person process needed to detonate the largest and most powerful nuclear missile system in the US

    At the height of the cold war, America's underground was rife with dozens of hidden nuclear...

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