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Wisconsin deer hunter meets friendly 8-point buck during hunt

A deer hunter in Wisconsin took a cell phone video of an unusual encounter with a young buck on Saturday during the state’s opening day for deer season.<p>Dan Hartley, a resident of Janesville, Wis., who said he’s been hunting deer for four decades, said he was in the woods and found a comfortable …

Hunting

3D Size Comparison of Everything in the Universe is Awe-Inspiring

Like a cross between the opening credits of <i>Contact</i> and the Simpson’s Universe couch gag, this video gives us an ever expanding look at how the …

Universe

Mining magma: Iceland's geothermal well will use Earth's crust to power 5,000 homes

Mind your step: this is the hottest hole in the world.<p>Situated near the town of Reykjanes in southwest Iceland, the geothermal well goes five …

Dial into the world with Radio.Garden

Feeling disconnected? Click to hear live radio stations around the globe.<p><b>Name:</b> Radio.Garden<p><b>What it does:</b> The website's interactive map of Earth lets you tap into radio stations around the world in real time. It also recounts listeners' stories about how they've used radio to make themselves at home …

Los Angeles

Big energy hugely underestimates electric cars, renewable power

Mass adoption of electric cars and renewable energy could significantly decrease global consumption of fossil fuels.<p>But does the established energy …

Natural Gas

Scientists Have Developed a New One-Dimensional Supermaterial

Move Over, Graphene?<p>When graphene was finally extracted from graphite and discovered to be a potential “wonder material,” researchers were quick to …

Best VPN Service Providers 2016 and Internet Stats

Top Markets for VPN Use<p>​The main reason people generally use VPN is to bypass the restriction placed by the government, predominantly Asia and Middle …

Privacy

Iraqi parliament passes contested law on Shi'ite paramilitaries | Reuters

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq’s parliament approved a law on Saturday that will transform Popular Mobilisation forces, a mostly Iranian-backed coalition of Shi’ite militias that played a role in fighting Islamic State, into a legal and separate military corps.<p>Members of the Hashid Shaabi (Popular …

Middle East

Genetically modified mosquito no longer infects humans with malaria

US scientists have used a genetic editing technique to insert antibodies into mosquito DNA to fight off malaria<p>A mosquito has been genetically modified so that it can no longer pass on malaria to humans in a breakthrough which could save millions of lives.<p>The insect was biologically engineered by …