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Secret vodka smuggling pipeline discovered under Kyrgyzstan river

Authorities in Kyrgyzstan have shut down a secret pipeline used to smuggle thousands of liters of alcohol into the country from Kazakhstan. The 8-inch wide tube was discovered during what's described as a "routine" patrol by Kyrgyz border guards, according to the AKIpress news agency. Running over …

How To Make The Best Grilled Cheese Ever

Yum yum yum yum yuhummmmmm.<p>Recipe by Izy Hossack<p>Serves 1<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2 slices of white bread<p>1/3 cup grated Cheddar cheese<p>1/4 cup grated, or finely chopped mozzarella<p>2 to 3 tbsp soft butter<p>1/2 tsp Dijon mustard (optional)<p><b>PREPARATION</b><p>1. Grate and slice the cheese.<p>2. Mix 2 tbsp of the cheddar with the …

Space Oddities: 8 of the Strangest Exoplanets

Twenty years after scientists confirmed the first planets beyond our solar system, there are more than 900 confirmed exoplanets and thousands of additional candidates. Some of the worlds out there are just plain out-there.<p>Twenty years after scientists confirmed the first planets beyond our solar …

New Clues for How to Remember Dreams

A new study suggests that there are distinct differences in brain function between people who remember their dreams and those who don't.<p>This morning, I woke up with a very strong memory of staging a political coup in my sleep. Why I happened to remember my dream so vividly when I woke up, it's hard …

These blobs are our closest invertebrate kin - Futurity

STANFORD (US) — Scientists have sequenced the genome of a small sea creature, Botryllus schlosseri, …