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Meet Prince Rupert’s Drop. It’s about to blow your mind.

Stop what you’re doing and watch this. No, really. Clear your schedule for the next seven minutes and have a seat. This here’s the story of Prince Rupert’s Drop – and if you’re into physics, high-speed video, explosions, or the feeling of your jaw falling open in an involuntary expression of sheer wonderment, it’s a […]

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First Archaeological Evidence of Vampires?

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. It seems the fetish for vampires spurred by Twilight and True Blood wasn’t shared in the early 1900′s, specifically in Gliwice, southern Poland. The surprise discovery of four bodies took place as construction workers were digging in preparation for laying a road. All skeletons were buried with their heads between […]

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Scientists in the Stone Age?

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. 5 stone balls discovered in Scotland (Kincardineshire, Aberdeenshire, and Banff), part of a collection at the Ashmolean Museum, are baffling archaeologists in their purpose. Dating back to 3,000 and 2,000 BC, the five stones at the museum are just some of over 425 stones which have been found, all featuring […]

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Sunken, Lost City of Heracleion Brought to Life in 3D

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. The ancient city of Heracleion, home of Cleopatra’s inauguration, was thought to be myth, such as the lost city of Atlantis, until underwater archaeologist Dr Frank Goddio unexpectedly came across its ruin in 2001. Findings of extraordinary wealth were discovered after removing settlement from over 1,200 years ago. More than […]

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3D-Printed Cast Lets Broken Arms Breathe Odor-Free

By: RealNews24. We all know that 3D printers are getting very popular these days with it’s ability to print weapons, music instruments and a range of nice to have gadgets.  However, the latest use for this amazing technology is truly inspiring. 3D printed casts for fractured bones will soon replace the old heavy plaster or […]

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The career of Professor Stephen Hawking (Infographic)

Stephen William Hawking, is a British theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author. Among his significant scientific works have been a collaboration withRoger Penrose on gravitational singularities theorems in the framework of general relativity, and the theoretical prediction that black holes emit radiation, often called Hawking radiation. Hawking was the first to set forth a cosmology explained by a union of the general theory of relativity and quantum mechanics. He […]

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Scientists now know how fast a black hole spins

For the first time ever, scientists have been able to measure the precise spin rate of a ‘supermassive black hole’. The findings will provide some clue as to how some of the most mysterious objects in our universe began to form. The black hole is located in the NGC 1365 galaxy, located 56 million light […]

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Overview, The Film

Overview, The Film

On the 40th anniversary of the famous ‘Blue Marble’ photograph taken of Earth from space, Planetary Collective presents a short film documenting astronauts’ life-changing stories of seeing the Earth from the outside – a perspective-altering experience often described as the Overview Effect. The Overview Effect, first described by author Frank White in 1987, is an […]

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