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17 Powerful Images Showing The Devastating Effects Of Overpopulation

It’s no secret that we are exploiting our planet and running out of resources at the speed of light, but many people refuse to take notice. These …

Population

'Furious 7' will probably be the next $1 billion movie

It is poised to make about $120 million over the Easter holiday.<p>That would easily give "Furious 7" the highest-grossing opening weekend for April, surpassing 2014's $95 million opening of "Captain America: The Winter Soldier."<p>According to Fandango, the film's ticket sales are outpacing those of the …

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Leak Puts Rivals To Shame

If I were to play a word association game with you ‘TouchWiz’ would probably lead to a response of ‘Bloatware!’. Well not anymore…<p>Following a fascinating leak on the XDA Developers Forum, it appears Samsung has not only followed through on its promise to cut down on bloatware (as confirmed in early …

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The best science images of the year are all about life, death, sex, and disease

This week, the Wellcome Trust — a UK-based biomedical research charity — announced the 2015 finalists for their annual photography competition. The 20 images span a range of disciplines and imaging techniques, from a simple photograph of an elderly woman with a curved spine, to a composite image of …

Photos of the Week: 2/14-2/20

​This week we have images of Beluga whales in Vladivostok, speleotherapy deep below Belarus, the Maha Shivaratri festival in India, the Chinese Lunar New Year, a partially-frozen Niagara Falls, a "Wearable Tomato" robot in Japan, and much more.

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Dark Matter May Have Killed The Dinosaurs... And Many Other Species

A popular hypothesis tells us that a comet smacked into what is today the Yucatan peninsula, launching a chain of events that would eventually wipe out the dinosaurs and allow mammals to become more dominant. But what forces sent that comet our way? A new paper out this week bolsters the theory …

Frozen Parked Jeep Leaves Incredible Ice Mould When It Leaves

If you haven't already noticed, our American cousins are suffering from what might be considered as a prolonged winter, otherwise known as …

There's a terrifying place called Snake Island that's home to thousands of the deadliest vipers on Earth

It's called Ilha da Queimada Grande, better known as "Snake Island," and it's home to 2,000 golden lancehead vipers (<i>Bothrops insularis).</i><p>These snakes are among the most venomous in the world. Even if you get a dose of anti venom right after you're bitten, you're probably still going to die.<p>Local …

Zoology

A 200-year life is a fate worse than death

Scientists have discovered the genes that give bowhead whales a 200-year lifespan. But who wants to live that long?<p>In <i>The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy</i>, Marvin the robot is left outside the time machine and has to wait for millions of years while his friends travel through millennia in an …

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15 Otherworldly Places You Have to See to Believe

<b>Three Sisters Volcano, Oregon</b><p>Have you ever looked at a photo and just couldn't believe what you were seeing? Today let's check out 15 of those places. Destinations that seem like they are not of this Earth. Lakes that seem like they belong on another planet. Mountains that appear like they were …

Scientists hail the most 'advanced anti-ageing serum' in the world

New research suggests skincare tailored to individuals' DNA may be the best way to combat the appearance of ageing<p>Those who believe that beauty is only skin deep may need to think again.<p>A most advanced anti-ageing serum ever created is going far deeper in the pursuit of the ultimate skincare …

Rare Black Sea Devil Caught on Film for the First Time

The anglerfish survived capture and is now being studied in a specially equipped laboratory.<p>With its gaping mouth, needle-sharp teeth, and slightly startled expression, the black sea devil anglerfish seems tailor-made for the spotlight.<p><b>And in fact, one particular female got her close-up on November</b> …

Modi vows to halt illegal immigrants from Bangladesh

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday stepped up his rhetoric against illegal immigration from Bangladesh, vowing to halt the unauthorised flow of citizens from the neighbouring country into Assam.<p>India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (C) gestures as he arrives to address the …

Xiaomi Making Rs. 4,000 Phone With 1GB of RAM, HD Display, LTE: Report

Xiaomi is working on an affordable smartphone (unnamed as of now) priced at as low as CNY 399 (approximately $65 or Rs. 4,000), if a report emerging …

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