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  • North Korea's new satellite flew over Super Bowl site

    TOKYO (AP) — Here's a bit of Super Bowl trivia: North Korea's newest satellite passed almost right over the stadium just an hour after it ended.

    Associated Press
  • China Close To Creating ‘Artificial Sun’ That Could End Reliance On Fossil Fuels

    Chinese scientists have managed to create a hydrogen gas that is three times hotter than the sun. The artificial solar energy could eventually be used as an inexhaustible source of power, ending reliance on fossil fuels and solving the world energy crisis. Chinese boffins created the gas in a huge…

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  • Samurai Secrets: 1888 Martial Arts Manual for Cops Revealed

    A newly translated 19th-century book, written by samurai, describes martial arts techniques designed to help police officers of the time. The book, which contains illustrated instructions, was published in 1888, a time when the samurai class had lost many of its privileges and the formally…

    LiveScience.com
  • Meet the ‘rented white coats’ who defend toxic chemicals

    Litigation and regulation in the U.S. increasingly are being influenced by corporate-funded research

    Center for Public Integrity
  • Turnbull to give preschoolers AU$8m to build STEM skills

    The federal government has allocated AU$8 million of its AU$110 million STEM funding to help children aged three to six gain skills in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to encourage interest in pursuing careers in those sectors.

    ZDNet
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    Top Super Bowl Twitter Mentions

    Beyonce topped the list after her halftime performance with Coldplay and Bruno Mars.

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  • Taiwan Rescuers Find Signs of Life in Quake Rubble

    Rescuers have found signs of life within the remains of a high-rise residential building that collapsed in a powerful, shallow earthquake in southern Taiwan that killed at least 19 people, as families anxiously waited on site

    ABC News
  • Electric Patch Helps Some People with PTSD in Small Study

    People suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) could someday be treated with the help of an electric patch worn on their head when they are sleeping, researchers say. In the small new study, 12 people who had been suffering from PTSD and depression for an average of 30 years — and were…

    LiveScience.com
  • Baby Frogs Dine on Mom's Unfertilized Eggs

    Discovered in wet forests in eastern Taiwan, the frogs are dimorphic, with the females having a slight size advantage, measuring 1.6 inches (41 millimeters) in length, compared with the male's 1.37-inch (35 mm) bodies. Follow us @livescience, Facebook& Google+.

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  • A North Korean satellite passed over Levi’s Stadium after the Super Bowl ended

    The biggest pass of last night’s Super Bowl did not happen during the game, but an hour afterwards, far above Levi’s Stadium. According to the Associated Press, North Korea’s newest satellite passed overhead about an hour after the game’s conclusion, which came at about 7:25 p.m. NORAD, the North…

    Digital Trends
  • Despite treatment advances, AIDS stigma lingers in rural South Africa

    By Laurie Goering QUDENI, South Africa (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Eunice Khanyile opened a soup kitchen in a rural village in South Africa last year to help HIV-positive residents get the nutrition needed to stay healthy, not one person came. When it comes to AIDS, "the stigma is a huge…

    Reuters
  • Researchers Find More Women Buried At Stonehenge Than Men

    Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of 14 women, believed to be of elite status, buried at the iconic prehistoric monument of Stonehenge. The remarkable discovery was announced in the latest publication of British Archaeology, and the findings suggest a gender-equal society thousands of years…

    Huffington Post
  • Raven are smart enough to feel paranoid

    The birds show cognitive processes previously thought to belong exclusively to humans: the ability to imagine being spied on.

    CNET
  • The Land Rover Defender Assembly Line Isn’t Done Just Yet

    January 29th marked a somber day for the Land Rover faithful, as 700 past and current employees of the 4×4’s Solihull plant convened to watch the final Defender roll off the line, number 2,016,933. With its end of production go 68 years of rich history, innovation, style, and a whole lot of…

    Boldride
  • SpaceX Wants to Dramatically Accelerate Its Launch Frequency

    The private U.S. space company's manifest for 2016 highlights SpaceX's aggressive ambitions.

    Motley Fool
  • License Plate Readers a Double-Edged Sword for NY Village

    A New York village that installed a ring of license plate scanning cameras in hopes of improving policing has found the monitors have become something of a double-edged sword

    ABC News
  • UK and Japan agree Security Council must take strong action against North Korea

    British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Sunday he had spoken with his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida and both had agreed the U.N. Security Council should take strong action against North Korea for launching a long-range rocket. North Korea said the rocket was carrying a satellite, but…

    Reuters
  • Super Bowl Teams' Cities See Spike in Flu Deaths

    Football fans in Denver and Charlotte might want to be extra vigilant about hand washing during the Big Game this Sunday — a new study finds that cities whose teams play in the Super Bowl have an increase in deaths due to flu that year. It found that counties that had teams advance to the Super…

    LiveScience.com
  • How to stop a car without getting run over

    A team of eight rugby players were able to stop a fully powered Red Bull Formula One car. The physics prove the feat to be true.

    CNBC
  • Weekly Forecast: 7th Feb to 13th Feb 2016

    Aquarius professionals will have to compromise over money offered for the project here. Job holders will be trouble free this time around. Singles with sweet hearts make merry.

    GaneshaSpeaks.com on Yahoo