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Las Vegas Hotel Design Creates “Heat Ray”

The term “sunburn” got a new meaning recently as guests at a Las Vegas hotel were injured by direct rays from the sun caused by the structure’s design. Due to the Vdara hotel’s unique construction and location, rays from the sun are reflected and magnified to create a spot of highly intense and concentrated heat… Keep Reading

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Signal Detected from Nearby Planetary System

It was revealed this week that a mysterious pulse of light was picked up in the direction of the newly discovered Earth-like planet about two years ago. In December 2008, a scientist at the University of Western Sydney, Dr Ragbir Bhathal, was scanning the skies when he noticed a light coming from the direction of… Keep Reading

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New Canadian Governor General Appointed

OTTAWA, Canada – Recently appointed Governor General, David Lloyd Johnston – who will represent the British monarchy in this Commonwealth country – accepted his new role “with joy…and with gratitude” as he gave his first speech to the Senate. After a long career as a university teacher and administrator, Johnston, 69, has now risen to… Keep Reading

Gadgets

Flame Thrower Bicycle Unveiled

A new bike that appears to have come from a James Bond film has recently been unveiled. Armed with a flame-thrower and an ejector seat, this newly designed bicycle appears to have been created  with the owner’s safety and protection in mind. Set to be officially presented at the Cycle Show at Earls Court in… Keep Reading

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Aquamation May Be Greener Alternative to Cremation

A cleaner and greener alternative to disposing of bodies has recently been made possible by a new innovation. Australian company, Aquamation Industries, is the first in the world to introduce a revolutionary new method of disposing of bodies through aquamation. Using a process termed alkaline hydrolysis, the body is placed inside a stainless steel vat… Keep Reading

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Twitter Now Getting More Traffic than MySpace

Recent developments in the social networking world have seen Twitter finally overtake Myspace as the third most popular social networking website today. The latest numbers from marketing research firm ComScore has listed Twitter as having approximately 96 million visitors per month. This makes it 1 million more than its next closest rival, MySpace. However, despite… Keep Reading

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Robot Archer Taught to Shoot with Bow and Arrow

Fear of the day AI run robots take over the world – popularized by many motion pictures including the Terminator series – recently took a step closer to reality. Aadvances in the field of robotics has finally created a robot which is capable of using a distance weapon, albeit with some help. The algorithm, termed… Keep Reading

Entertainment

Star Wars 3D to be Released in 2012

LOS ANGELES – The latest reports from Hollywood have confirmed that the public will get to see the Star Wars movies in 3D as soon as 2012. George Lucas has plans to release all six of his Star Wars films in 3D, starting with The Phantom Menace in 2012. Following its debut, a new 3D… Keep Reading

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FDA: Mouthwash Makers To Cease Unproven Health Claims

The FDA has issued a warning to three major mouthwash makers to stop making unproven health claims. Johnson & Johnson, CVS Corporation, and Walgreen Company have all been warned by the FDA because their products claim to promote healthy gums and remove plague above the gum. The FDA has come out to say that their… Keep Reading

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Goat Killed in Drive-By Shooting

In an unusual incident on Sunday evening, a dwarf goat became the unfortunate victim of a drive-by-shooting in Santa Fe, New Mexico. According to reports, neighbors and people in the vicinity heard three shots being fired. The owners subsequently discovered that their beloved Nigerian dwarf goat had been shot in the face and stomach area.… Keep Reading

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