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Silent Suffering:Marine Parks

Silent Suffering:Marine Parks

Throughout the world there are over 30 sea life centre’s housing hundreds of different species. The 2004 study of UK public aquariums found that a massive 79% of animals in the aquariums studied were wild-caught. Wild life experts such as Captive Animal Protection Society (CAPS) are increasingly concerned about the treatment of animals in Sea Life facilities. […]

By November 12, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Genetic Engineering : Are There Lines We Shouldn’t Cross?

Genetic Engineering : Are There Lines We Shouldn’t Cross?

Since the first genetically modified organism in 1973, genetic engineering has taken off both industrially and scientifically. Famous faces such as Bill and Melinda Gates have worked hard to produce ‘Affinivax’, a new biotechnology company focused on vaccine development. However many scientists such as Thierry Vrain are against genetic engineering. He states “When I hear […]

By November 3, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Tomorrow’s Spacecraft Will Fly On “Coffee Can” Engines

Tomorrow’s Spacecraft Will Fly On “Coffee Can” Engines

As your eyes roll over these words, Dawn, an unmanned NASA probe, is coursing away from us, heading into the hinterlands of an asteroid belt, a region of roving rocks that lies between Mars and Jupiter. It’s en route to the rocky ice ball of Ceres, one of the two dwarf planets in the solar […]

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 […]

By September 30, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
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

Where Was Earth’s Water Born?

Where Was Earth’s Water Born?

The question of where all of Earth’s water came from has been a scientific puzzle. It was long presumed that the planet wasn’t born with it, but that it appeared some 700 million years later—likely from comets. But data sent back by Rosetta from comet 67/P refutes that theory, reports The New York Times. The […]

NASA To Boldly Go Where No One Has Gone Before

NASA To Boldly Go Where No One Has Gone Before

A couple of years ago, NASA announced that it was developing a “warp drive” that would enable “faster-than-light” travel. A few months back, it revealed what a spacecraft, equipped with such a technology, might look like. The project—a collaboration between starship designer Mark Rademaker and NASA aerospace engineer Harold White—has yielded the I.X.S. Enterprise. Though […]

Tomorrow’s Spacecraft Will Fly On “Coffee Can” Engines

Tomorrow’s Spacecraft Will Fly On “Coffee Can” Engines

As your eyes roll over these words, Dawn, an unmanned NASA probe, is coursing away from us, heading into the hinterlands of an asteroid belt, a region of roving rocks that lies between Mars and Jupiter. It’s en route to the rocky ice ball of Ceres, one of the two dwarf planets in the solar […]

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

No Windows, But One Breathtaking Vista

No Windows, But One Breathtaking Vista

CPI, a U.K.-based technology incubator is developing an airplane fuselage that has no windows. In place of portholes, it’ll have a series of high-resolution digital-display panels, lining the cabin walls, which will project the scene outside the aircraft, captured by outboard cameras, reports The Economist. This would make the plane seem as if it had […]

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 […]

Other Recent Posts

Why is Antarctic sea ice increasing ?

Why is Antarctic sea ice increasing ?

Over the last century there has been no lack of evidence related to the extent in which the breakdown of the ozone layer has damaged the sustainability of the earth. The assessment of Antarctic Climate Data states; “Climate change in polar regions is expected to be among the largest and most rapid of any region […]

By October 23, 2014 0 Comments Read More →