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May 22, 2009

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Huge Mars Region Shaped by Water

May 22, 2009

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Shifting sand dunes on ancient Mars once concealed a network of underground water spread across an area the size of Oklahoma, according to new findings from NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity. In 2004 Opportunity had spotted minerals and blueberry-shaped rocks indicative of ancient groundwater in the Martian crater Endurance. – via NatGeo

Have you heard ‘the Hum’? No, but I hear the high pitched sound of my ear failing

May 22, 2009

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For decades, hundreds of people worldwide have been plagued by an elusive buzzing noise known as “the Hum”. Some have blamed gas pipes or power lines, others think their ears are faulty. A few even think sinister forces could be at work. “It’s a kind of torture, sometimes you just want to scream,” exclaims retired […]

The Mylow Magnetic Motor story

May 22, 2009

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For those of you following this story, Mylow admitted fakery with fishing line after someone spotted it in a high resolution video. There are still those who believe he at first did have a working model, but was scared into discrediting himself by the government. One person who was his strong and kind advocate, was […]

Third round of surgery without anaesthetic for hypnotherapist

May 22, 2009

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A HYPNOTHERAPIST from Worthing has undergone surgery without anaesthetic for the third time. Alex Lenkei, 62, from Strathmore Close, underwent around 50 minutes of keyhole surgery on both ankles, in which surgeons sawed through bones as part of a procedure tackling his painful arthritis. Mr Lenkei was conscious but in a self-induced hypnotic state throughout […]

Orangutans cannibalise own babies

May 22, 2009

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Two female orangutans have been seen cannibalising the bodies of their recently deceased babies. Such behaviour has never before been recorded in any great ape species. The two incidences occurred just one month apart in the same region of forest in Indonesia. The conservationist who witnessed both incidences suspects they were examples of aberrant behaviour, […]

Discoveryon: Bones of three prehistoric American Indians found in the basement

May 22, 2009

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Bones found in the basement of an Albany barbershop belong to three prehistoric American Indians, Delaware County Coroner Jim Clevenger said. “Suffice to say, no one was murdered in the last couple of years,” Clevenger said. While officials have identified who the bones belonged to, how the bones ended up in the basement of a […]

Neurons That ‘Mirror’ The Attention Of Others Discovered

May 22, 2009

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Whether a monkey is looking to the left or merely watching another monkey looking that way, the same neurons in his brain are firing, according to researchers at the Duke University Medical Center. “We speculate that the neurons’ activity may lie beneath critical social behavior, such as joint attention,” said Michael Platt, Ph.D., Duke professor […]

Wind turbine noise suspected of killing 400 goats

May 22, 2009

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Late-night noise from spinning wind turbines on an outlying island of Taiwan may have killed 400 goats over the past three years by depriving them of sleep an agricultural inspection official said on Thursday. After the eight turbines were installed in the notoriously windy Penghu archipelago in the Taiwan Strait a neighbouring farmer reported that […]

Obama Endorses Indefinite Detention Without Trial for Some Now at Guantanamo

May 22, 2009

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President Obama acknowledged publicly for the first time yesterday that some detainees at Guantanamo Bay may have to be held without trial indefinitely siding with conservative national security advocates on one of the most contentious issues raised by the closing of the military prison in Cuba. “We are going to exhaust every avenue that we […]