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This is how the world might look with a bionic eye - Futurity

Short videos show what the world might look like with an eye implant—and illustrate the limitations of today's best vision recovery devices.

Amazing picture of Earth beamed back from new weather satellite

The new satellite will send back images of the Earth’s surface and atmosphere in 12 different wavelengths once every 15 minutes when operational.<p>A new satellite which will improve weather forecasting in Britain sent back its first image yesterday, and predictably showed storm clouds gathering over …

7 Leadership Books You Need to Read | Inc.com

Many years ago when <i>The Apprentice</i> was full steam ahead, Donald Trump sat behind the big desk in the boardroom, pointed his finger week after week and said, "You're fired."<p>Those two words can bring fear to the strongest of us. Who hasn't had a dream about being in that awful, compromising situation …

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'Troubled' schoolboys' bomb plot foiled by mother

The two 15-year-olds wanted to bomb Buckingham Palace and Houses of Parliament but were caught when one of their mothers called the police<p>Two 15-year-old schoolboys were caught plotting to blow up the Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace after one of their mothers discovered suspicious powder …

Indians scramble for heat relief, but many still must work

HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Eating onions, lying in the shade and splashing into rivers, Indians were doing whatever they could Thursday to stay cool during a brutal heat wave that has killed more than 1,400 in the past month.<p>But some had no choice but to venture into the heat.<p>"Either we have to work, …

'Fat bombs': food fad or diet essential?

Healthy fats are all the rage - so much so that heavy cream, butter and oil rolled into bite-sized portions are being touted as a nutritious snack<p>Protein and energy "balls" have been the chosen pick-me-up for the health-conscious for a number of years now. Fans of the little spheres - a …

Food formulas: the science behind your favourite meals

Scientists have cracked the ratio for the perfect strawberries and cream. But do you know the perfect proportions for a Yorkshire pudding or G&T?<p>Eating strawberries and cream is a quintessential part of English summer - along with stuffing yourself with fish and chips on the beach until you feel …

Talented bacteria detect cancer, diabetes

You might want to park at the door any assumptions about bacteria being primitive, inert or yucky. This is a story about genetically engineered forms of bacteria that may someday diagnose cancer by analyzing a urine sample, and that have already shown a knack for recognizing the hallmarks …

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Water: the strangest chemical in the universe – video

You think you know water, but you don't. And if it wasn't so odd, you wouldn't be here. So how does this seemingly everyday substance turn out to be an epic scientific story of a strange molecule that connects you to everyone and everything else and the rest of the universe? Science broadcaster …

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Can Two People Repopulate Earth?

Short answer: Maybe, but they'd be very busy<p>Sci-Fi movies present no shortage of doomsday scenarios--asteroids, climate change and supervolcanoes just to name a few. But let’s say that one of these situations actually occurs, and humans are annihilated with the exception of one male and one female. …

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Humans have shorter attention span than goldfish, thanks to smartphones

The average human's attention span is... oh look, a bird!<p>According to scientists, the age of smartphones has left humans with such a short attention span even a goldfish can hold a thought for longer.<p>Researchers surveyed 2,000 participants in Canada and studied the brain activity of 112 others …

National Geographic Magazine

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See it! This weekend’s moon and Jupiter

Thank you to all in the EarthSky community who posted photos of the moon and Jupiter on March 29, 2015!<p>Bottom line: March 29 2015 moon and planet …

The top universities in the UK for job prospects - according to students

The Most Unique and Fashionable Baby Names For Girls and Boys

What better place to get stylish baby name inspo than the fashion world?<p>Selecting a baby name that feels truly unique in 2017 is no easy feat. Luckily, the A-list and fashion set has the art of stylish baby names down pat. Whether you’re expecting a baby girl or boy, get inspired by these …

iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S6: Here's the difference

These two top flagship smartphones both pack high-end designs and features to boot. Here's how they stack up against each other.<p>Apple and Samsung's flagship phones, the iPhone 6 and Galaxy S6 , are sure to dominate the smartphone world this year. Both phones are remarkably similar, in design, …

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