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The apps to look out for in 2014

From digital health apps to ephemeral messaging, 2014 looks like an exciting year for mobile apps, says Frederic Lardieg<p>2013 was a bumper time for mobile apps. It was the year we saw a 17 year-old school boy sell his news summarising app to Yahoo! for £19 million, while conversely Snapchat, which …

Premier League: 2013 in numbers

<b>Thirteen Premier League titles, 27 years, 1,500 matches managed at Manchester United - Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement was the biggest story of the year.</b><p>But what else happened in 2013?<p>English football said goodbye to Gareth Bale and hello again to Jose Mourinho, while Luis Suarez provoked plenty of …

A Perfect Storm of Cute: Cheetah Cubs Grow Up With Puppy

<b>Prepare for a cute overload: The Dallas Zoo has paired two cheetah cubs with a black Labrador retriever puppy.</b><p>The two male cubs are part of the zoo’s public outreach program, and the hope is that the puppy will act as a friend, companion, and calming influence on the shy cats. (Related: “Q&A: …

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Photo: Galaxy Crash Revealed First Time in X-Rays

<b>For the first time astronomers have been able to peer into the heart of a galaxy 60 million light years from Earth and observe, via x-rays, the remnants of a titanic collision between a long dead dwarf galaxy and much larger galaxy.</b><p>Astronomers have seen many examples across the universe of galactic …

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Shipwreck Yields Most Silver Ever

The 61 tons of silver salvaged from a 1941 cargo ship are worth millions.<p><b>An oceanic exploration company has recovered 122,000 pounds of silver from a shipwreck 300 miles off the coast of Galway, Ireland—the heaviest amount of precious metal ever retrieved from a shipwreck.</b><p>In February 1941, the S.S.</i> …

Giant Maya Carvings Found in Guatemala

A large new frieze has been unearthed and studied by archaeologists, who have gained insight into the buried Maya city of Holmul in Guatemala.

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New Video: Crab Nebula Comes Alive

Wildlife<p><b>An iconic colorful cloud of gas and dust</b> <b>– the remains of an ancient violent cosmic event-</b> <b>is finally revealing its dynamic nature thanks to a newly released video more than a decade in the making.</b><p>A favorite target for backyard telescope users for generations, the Crab Nebula, sitting some …

Amazing and Realistic Examples of 3D Street Painting

<b>Street painting</b>, also known as pavement art, street art and sidewalk art, is thought to have originated in Britain, and in 1890 it was estimated that …

Quad-Copter Camera Flies Over Niagara Falls, Captures Breathtaking Views

Niagara Falls is (or rather are) a sight to behold, and while capturing the falls from a boat or one of the overlooks is impressive enough, why not …

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Gold Cartridge 'The Legend of Zelda' Encyclopedia is Cheaper Than Ever<p>The Legend of Zelda 08/10/2018 09:36 am<p>The Legend of Zelda<p>Funko's 'Guardians of …

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Britain throws another £60 million at the Skylon spaceplane, hopes mid-life crisis is over soon

After a series of successful tests on the Skylon spaceplane's SABRE engine, the UK government has decided to invest another £60 million to continue developing it. The scramjet-based tech could pave the way for cheaper space travel, since it carries little oxygen on board and can maneuver like an …

Why Ancient Earth Was So Warm

Greenhouse gases in the atmosphere kept the planet toasty, model shows.<p><b>Some three to four billion years ago, Earth was about as warm as it is today, but the sun was much dimmer.</b><p>This so-called faint young sun paradox, first identified by astronomer Carl Sagan in the early 1970s, has flummoxed many a …