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Science and Environment

World’s Worst Environmental Disasters

World’s Worst Environmental Disasters

Recently there has been a far higher level of environmental disasters. Areas particularly affected being the Gulf of Mexico, Bhopal and New York. It seems that whilst some natural factors such as the flooding in Bhopal are unavoidable there are also social problems which the government are yet to face.   Love Canal The love […]

By October 22, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Making The Energy Of The Sun, On A Truck

Making The Energy Of The Sun, On A Truck

Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works, America’s most secret aerospace lab—which gave us the U-2 spy plane and the stealth fighter—has unveiled a ground-breaking design for a fusion reactor that can fit on a truck. The device isn’t the first of its kind, but when ready, will be the most compact built to date. The largest of […]

Electricity, By Way Of The Moon

Electricity, By Way Of The Moon

The population clock is ticking away. By 2050, the number of people, who call Earth home, is projected to reach 9.6 billion. Together, they’ll use some 20 terawatts of electricity. More people, more consumption. More consumption, more depletion. We can’t run on fossil fuels forever. Oil will dry out by 2049. Our caches of coal […]

Health and Lifestyle

A vitamin D variant may be key to treating deadly pancreatic cancer

A vitamin D variant may be key to treating deadly pancreatic cancer

Good  vitamin D can help combat pancreatic cancer. U.S. researchers have found an amped-up version of vitamin D can make pancreatic cancer tumours more vulnerable to chemotherapy. The study from the Salk Institute in California found a drug the researchers developed that makes vitamin D more stable, resilient and effective increased the lifespan of mice by […]

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CAN YOU READ THIS? VISUAL TRICK
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Could coffee protect DNA from damage?

Could coffee protect DNA from damage?

Four-week coffee consumption affects energy intake, satiety regulation, body fat, and protects DNA integrity I have always been a green tea lover but I am considering to become a coffee addicted, and I will tell you why: Three to four cups of a ‘special’ coffee rich in green coffee bean compounds and roast products may […]

By September 1, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Anthropology and Psychology

Nonsense syllables and early memory research

Nonsense syllables and early memory research

In this day and age the study of memory is an everyday occurrence in psychology labs across the globe, and memory research has taken on even more importance now that diseases like Alzheimer’s pose such a threat. But who were the first psychologists  involved in conducting memory research?   Aside from Wilhelm Wundt and G.E. […]

Life’s a video game?

Life’s a video game?

If you’re a keen gamer maybe it’s difficult to put the controller down and turn off the Xbox or Playstation, and detach yourself from the virtual world you were experiencing. It’s possible you’ll continue thinking about the game well into the rest of the day or night, planning and strategising. This is pretty normal behaviour […]

By September 26, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Trying to learn a new language? Then trying harder won’t help!

Trying to learn a new language? Then trying harder won’t help!

Many adults who try to learn a new language often struggle, whilst children can pick up a language with relative ease, whether it is being immersed in a foreign environment or learning at school. For adults, however, even being immersed in a language can still prove difficult – and if they try harder to learn […]

By September 7, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Space and Universe

68 Days On Mars

68 Days On Mars

Building a human colony on Mars is easier said than done, says a team of engineers at M.I.T., who’ve studied the technical feasibility of a human settlement of Mars, as envisioned by the “Mars One” project, led by a Dutch non-profit. The ambitious mission aims to establish an outpost on Mars by 2025. A crew of […]

Cosmic Shrapnel: The Invisible Hazard

Cosmic Shrapnel: The Invisible Hazard

A manned trip to Mars is still many years away, but would-be travelers have been training for their maiden interplanetary spaceflight for a while now. One such project is Mars-500. On a summer day in 2010, six people went into a 550 cubic-meter chamber of four hermetically sealed, interconnected tubes, inside a research facility, outside […]

What Can Be Blacker Than Black?

What Can Be Blacker Than Black?

Anyone familiar with the works of Richard Serra, the American Minimalist, knows that he’s singularly devoted to a single color, whether graphite, ink, charcoal, or PaintStick—black. His steel-plate pieces or circles are all utterly black. Space is black. Acoustic speakers are black. Tar is black. Ebony is black. But all that black pales, literally, in […]

History and Archeology

When World Collides: The untold story of the Americas after Columbus

When World Collides: The untold story of the Americas after Columbus

The untold story of the Americas after Columbus. This series, originally airing on National PBS television, explores the changes to both Europe and the Americas after 1492. The program was filmed on location in Spain, The Netherlands, Mexico, Peru and Bolivia. Hosted by Ruben Martinez. When Worlds Collide from Mitch Wilson on Vimeo.

By September 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Belintash – Bright Star Over Rhodope

Belintash – Bright Star Over Rhodope

Belintash is a Thracian sanctuary, located 30 km from Asenovgrad in the Rhodope Mountain,Bulgaria. Belintash is a word meaning white or good stone. It might also have a Turkish origin meaning rock of knowledge. In recent years Belintash became an attractive center for many followers of esoteric trends; ufologists, psychics and others. The surface of […]

Rape is Crime Against Humanity. Prosecute Vatican, Now

Rape is Crime Against Humanity. Prosecute Vatican, Now

What would you think of a state that consciously allowed abusive actions to occur? A state that has no interest that such actions are a violation of basic human rights as well as a number of international treaties? A state where any attempts of accountability made by international bodies have led to shameful cover-ups? This […]

Economy and Technology

Making The Energy Of The Sun, On A Truck

Making The Energy Of The Sun, On A Truck

Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works, America’s most secret aerospace lab—which gave us the U-2 spy plane and the stealth fighter—has unveiled a ground-breaking design for a fusion reactor that can fit on a truck. The device isn’t the first of its kind, but when ready, will be the most compact built to date. The largest of […]

Syringes, Crosses, And Cylinders, In Bram Stoker’s “Dracula”

Syringes, Crosses, And Cylinders, In Bram Stoker’s “Dracula”

Sherlock Holmes is about as old as Dracula is, in terms of their literary birth. The curved pipe-smoking detective made his appearance in “A Study in Scarlet,” in 1887 and the dark aristocrat in all-black, in 1897. Both these personages have been made wildly famous by a plethora of reel adaptations, even reincarnating as action […]

Apple’s iPhone 6 shown for the first time in leaked Russian YouTube video

Apple’s iPhone 6 shown for the first time in leaked Russian YouTube video

This morning, while I was checking out the last news about technology, I found this video that shows what is most likely the world’s first legitimate footage of what iPhone 6 will be. If you are iPhone lover, you should not miss it

By September 3, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Other Recent Posts

Species Extinction Problem – Is the Animal Kingdom at Risk?

Species Extinction Problem – Is the Animal Kingdom at Risk?

Over the years, overfishing, pollution and habitat destruction have been slowly eating away at our environment. In the UK alone, almost two thirds of species have declined in the past 50 years, yet all we can ask ourselves is why have we let this build of carbon dioxide so rapidly overtake the lives of hundreds […]

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