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FBI warns of possible pre-Election Day terror attacks

Al-Qaeda may be planning pre-Election Day attacks on Monday in New York, Texas and Virginia.<p>US intelligence officials have alerted joint terrorism task forces of the threat, whose credibility was still being assessed, sources told The Post.<p>Specific sites that may be targeted in the three states …

Apocalypse Pig: The Last Antibiotic Begins to Fail

Science & InnovationGermination<p>I mentioned on Monday that this past week was intended by the CDC, WHO and other health authorities to be a global awareness week for antibiotic resistance. Alarming news that came out of China at the end of the week certainly created new awareness of resistance, but …

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A full work day on Pluto would be a killer

The next time you experience the day that just won't end, be thankful you're not experiencing it on Pluto. One day on the dwarf planet takes 6.4 Earth days, and its largest moon Charon also does a full rotation in the same amount of time. This week, NASA released collages showing the full rotations …

These Really Rare Apollo Images Put the Program in a New Light

Updated:<p>John Bisney and J. L. Pickering's latest, “Moonshots & Snapshots of Project Apollo,” is a stunning look at the Apollo program. This follow up book to “Spaceshots & Snapshots of Projects Mercury & Gemini” showcases not only uncommon NASA images from the Apollo program, but images from …

An 80-Year-Old Prank Revealed, Hiding in the Periodic Table!

Science & InnovationCuriously Krulwich<p>You wouldn’t know it, because it’s hiding down there at the bottom of the periodic table of elements, but it’s a prank—something a five-year-old might do—and the guy who did it was one of the greatest chemists in America. It’s pure silliness, staring right at …

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