Annie Ahmed

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Why It Feels Like Your Phone Is Vibrating In Your Pocket When It Isn't

*bzzzzzzzzzzzzz*<p>How many times have you pulled your phone out of your pocket, thinking you felt a vibration that could mean any number of treats (Twitter replies, emails, phone calls, text messages, a turn in whatever game you're playing)? A a study found that 80 percent of respondents felt that …

Leading light in science, Italy's 'lady of the stars' Hack dies

ROME (Reuters) - Astrophysicist Margherita Hack, a popular science writer, public intellectual and the first woman to lead an astronomical observatory in Italy, died on Saturday at the age of 91.<p>Known as the “lady of the stars”, Hack’s research contributed to the spectral classification of many …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

The chocolate mountain has gone... now for that Kit Kat

The taste for chocolate is one of the most fundamental and ineradicable human urges<p>I once met a nutritionist – one of these irritatingly healthy, glowing-skin types – who swore that she could eliminate the craving for chocolate. If you adhered to her chosen diet plan, she insisted, your body would …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

The ultimate choc chip cookies

These perfect chocolate chip cookies are given a wonderful crunch with added nuts<p>You will need two non-stick baking trays, ungreased<p>SERVES<p>18 large cookies<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1 x 100g bar Divine dark chocolate<br>• 100g walnut or pecan pieces<br>• 125g soft unsalted butter<br>• 100g caster sugar<br>• 100g light muscovado sugar<br>• 1 …

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What Happens When Stars Collide?

In this case, you get a newly observed kind of pulsating star.<p>It sure would be interesting to watch two stars run into each other — from a safe distance, of course. One can imagine there would be quite the titanic battle going on between their competing gravitational forces, throwing off gas and …

British Airways To Test Electronic Bag Tags

British Airways wants to finally replace paper tags, and maybe save you some time at the check-in counter.<p>The standard paper luggage tag--the one that requires the force of eight men to tear off your suitcase--could be a thing of the past. Next month, British Airways will launch a digitized …

Voyager 1 Entered Weird Region In Space Last Summer

New papers describe an unexpected boundary region at the edge of the influence of the Sun.<p>Voyager 1 entered a strange and unexpected part of space within the solar system last August, scientists announced in three papers published yesterday.<p>A few different effects mark the area, which astronomers …

Self-Burying Robot Can Bury Itself in Sand, Flour, Rice and Sugar

This Self-Burying Robot was created by researchers from the Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Institute. It can bury itself in sand, flour, rice …

Stroke, Stroke, Stroke — The Atlantic Ocean's Dazzling Oarsmen

At night, in the ocean, they look like little Broadway billboards with dazzling trills of rainbow colored light. They have eight little runways on their bodies for light display. What are they?<p>They're called comb jellies. They're not jellyfish. They don't pulse like jellies. They seem to hang. You …

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