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Business Standard India
The Billionaire Club: What maketh the manWhat do A-listers like to read, watch or listen to? And who are the people they
The Billionaire Club: What maketh the man
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
What do A-listers like to read, watch or listen to? And who are the people they admire? Here is a listWhat do A-listers like to read, watch or listen to? And who are the people they admire? Here is a listAmit... Read more
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Raw Story
Timeline: the history of gravityOur understanding of gravity has gone through a few permutations, from Newton’s
Timeline: the history of gravity
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
Our understanding of gravity has gone through a few permutations, from Newton’s equations through to Einstein’s general relativity. With today’s discovery of gravitational waves, we look back on how our grasp of gravity has evolved over the... Read more
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New Kerala
So how does gravity work in Einstein's theory of relativity. Interested?New York, Feb 12 : Yes, Albert Einstein was right and the gravitational waves p
So how does gravity work in Einstein's theory of relativity. Interested?
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
New York, Feb 12 : Yes, Albert Einstein was right and the gravitational waves predicted by his general theory of relativity 100 years back have been detected directly in what is dubbed as breakthrough of the century. But for a layman and for those... Read more
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The Hindu
Gravitational waves explainedA century ago, Albert Einstein hypothesised the existence of gravitational wave
Gravitational waves explained
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
A century ago, Albert Einstein hypothesised the existence of gravitational waves, small ripples in space-time that dash across the universe at the speed of light. But scientists have been able to find only indirect evidence of their existence. On... Read more
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Wired News
How to Track North Korea’s New Satellite as It Streaks Through Space“North Korea has launched a …” is a sentence that rarely ends well, and is usua
How to Track North Korea’s New Satellite as It Streaks Through Space
Wired News / Posted 2 days ago
“North Korea has launched a …” is a sentence that rarely ends well, and is usually punctuated by the sound of wind being sucked through teeth. This week the hermit kingdom’s National Aerospace Development Administration (that’s right, NADA) set off... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Night & DayPatrick Bynane chalks up the inaccuracies of Amphibian Stage Productions’ Isaac
Night & Day
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
Patrick Bynane chalks up the inaccuracies of Amphibian Stage Productions’ Isaac’s Eye. Wed 10 - We’re probably not the only ones who find it ironic that a beer-and-standup-comedy night features a comic named Coffee. Joe Coffee is one of six acts who... Read more
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asianage
The strange behaviour of gravityWhen the falling apple supposedly inspired Isaac Newton to discover the law of
The strange behaviour of gravity
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
When the falling apple supposedly inspired Isaac Newton to discover the law of gravity, he did not imagine that he had opened a Pandora’s box. For the journey from the falling apple has led to several strange consequences, like black holes. We will... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Alison Lebovitz Encourages People To Make The World A Better PlaceAlison Lebovitz encourages others to make the world a better place one step at
Alison Lebovitz Encourages People To Make The World A Better Place
The Chattanoogan / Posted 3 days ago
Alison Lebovitz encourages others to make the world a better place one step at a time. The activist, author, and WTCI talk show host spoke on Monday before Kiwanis Club members at the Mountain City Club. She began with the Isaac Newton quote, “We... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Pupils grill comedian and satirist Ian Hislop about his careerGallery Ian Hislop talks to students about his education and career at the Isa
Pupils grill comedian and satirist Ian Hislop about his career
Ilford Recorder / Posted 4 days ago
Gallery Ian Hislop talks to students about his education and career at the Isaac Newton Academy in Ilford Pupils at the Isaac Newton Academy received the entertaining visit of the... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Live in Russia? Love British Literature? This is the Year for YouRussia’s reputation as a country built on strong literary traditions is to be s
Live in Russia? Love British Literature? This is the Year for You
The Moscow Times / Posted 5 days ago
Russia’s reputation as a country built on strong literary traditions is to be strengthened this year through its collaboration with the British Council on the U.K.-Russia Year of Language and Literature. The upcoming year-round events that form the... Read more
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Macworld
Our 28 favorite Apple commercialsThere are some elements of this ad that you've seen in iPad and iPhone ads—main
Our 28 favorite Apple commercials
Macworld / Posted 8 days ago
There are some elements of this ad that you've seen in iPad and iPhone ads—mainly, the quick flashes of tasks being performed on the device. And there are plenty of other elements that Apple will never put in an ad again, such as real, everyday... Read more
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Quartz
The final resting place of Charles Darwin and Queen Elizabeth I will soon be a fashion runway - Quartz ROLLING IN THEIR GRAVES Charles Darwin, Isaac...
The final resting place of Charles Darwin and Queen Elizabeth I will soon be a fashion runway
Quartz / Posted 8 days ago
- Quartz ROLLING IN THEIR GRAVES Charles Darwin, Isaac... Read more
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Londonist
Visiting The Secret Laboratory Inside The MonumentThe view that tourists don't get to see It looks pretty straightforward — a 20
Visiting The Secret Laboratory Inside The Monument
Londonist / Posted 9 days ago
The view that tourists don't get to see It looks pretty straightforward — a 202ft, hollow, Doric column with spiral steps around the inner wall and a second, smaller ‘column’ of absolutely nothing running all the way up the core. We know the basics... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Last rites: Sydney's lost graves | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website Search
Last rites: Sydney's lost graves
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
| DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website Some celebrity gravesites are so revered they are places of pilgrimage for fans long after... Read more
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Marie Claire
The Location For Gucci's Next Catwalk Show Is Pretty SpectacularCatwalk shows are notable for many reasons: the incredible collections they sho
The Location For Gucci's Next Catwalk Show Is Pretty Spectacular
Marie Claire / Posted 10 days ago
Catwalk shows are notable for many reasons: the incredible collections they showcase, the models that walk down the runway and the famous faces peering at the clothes from the front row. But Gucci�s next show will have an extra-special ingredient: a... Read more
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heraldscotland
Royal Mint puts coins to the test in the ancient Trial of the PyxIt features all five definitive coinage portraits of The Queen to create a time
Royal Mint puts coins to the test in the ancient Trial of the Pyx
heraldscotland / Posted 11 days ago
It features all five definitive coinage portraits of The Queen to create a timeline effect, telling the story of a monarch maturing on the face of the coins of the United Kingdom. At the trial, first recorded in 1282, the monarch will be represented... Read more
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The New Statesman
SRSLY #29: The One Where They Take it SeriouslyWhen Memoirs of Hadrian was published in 1951 it included a postscript in which
SRSLY #29: The One Where They Take it Seriously
The New Statesman / Posted 12 days ago
When Memoirs of Hadrian was published in 1951 it included a postscript in which its author, Marguerite Yourcenar, explained why she had fixed on the 2nd century AD as the setting for her novel. “Just when the gods had ceased to be, and the Christ had... Read more
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Freeman journal
What an amazing bodyIn particular, I am progressively amazed at the complexity of the human body.
What an amazing body
Freeman journal / Posted 12 days ago
In particular, I am progressively amazed at the complexity of the human body. Consider, for instance, the miracle of the human tongue. This is the little 3.9" (on average) flap of muscle that helps us eat, talk, swallow and breathe. We don't think... Read more
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CNET
Neil DeGrasse Tyson goes all out against flat-earther B.o.BTechnically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken o
Neil DeGrasse Tyson goes all out against flat-earther B.o.B
CNET / Posted 15 days ago
Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives. Comedy Central/YouTube screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET You've probably been struggling with the concept of curvature this week. Ever since rapper and... Read more
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express
B.o.B flat earth feud deepens as astrophysicist SLAMS rapper’s science knowledge Famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has continued his war of words with
B.o.B flat earth feud deepens as astrophysicist SLAMS rapper’s science knowledge
express / Posted 15 days ago
Famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has continued his war of words with rapper B.o.B over the musician’s claims that the world is flat. Neil deGrasse Tyson has... Read more
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Christian Today
What to say when someone says science has disproved GodSample analysis tubes in a lab at the Institute of Cancer Research in Sutton. H
What to say when someone says science has disproved God
Christian Today / Posted 15 days ago
Sample analysis tubes in a lab at the Institute of Cancer Research in Sutton. Has science disproved God? "Show me the evidence." Last week we looked at why this apparently reasonable request is difficult to answer because of pride ("I am capable of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Ancient Babylonians used geometry to map the path of Jupiter 2,000 years agoBabylonians used geometry to track the path of Jupiter some 1,400 years before
Ancient Babylonians used geometry to map the path of Jupiter 2,000 years ago
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
Babylonians used geometry to track the path of Jupiter some 1,400 years before the technique was re-invented in 14th century Europe, research has shown. Evidence from cuneiform text pressed into clay tablets suggests that Babylonian astronomers in... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Neil deGrasse Tyson drops mic (and some knowledge) on rapper B.o.B.'s flat-Earth theoriesTo any rappers (or politicians) out there espousing pre-Enlightenment ideas abo
Neil deGrasse Tyson drops mic (and some knowledge) on rapper B.o.B.'s flat-Earth theories
Hartford Courant / Posted 15 days ago
To any rappers (or politicians) out there espousing pre-Enlightenment ideas about science: Neil deGrasse Tyson is not having it. As anyone who's been on Twitter this week is surely aware, America's favorite astrophysicist has been locked in an epic,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Neil deGrasse Tyson drops mic on rapper B.o.B.'s flat-Earth theoriesTo any rappers (or politicians) out there espousing pre-Enlightenment ideas abo
Neil deGrasse Tyson drops mic on rapper B.o.B.'s flat-Earth theories
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
To any rappers (or politicians) out there espousing pre-Enlightenment ideas about science: Neil deGrasse Tyson is not having it. As anyone who's been on Twitter this week is surely aware, America's favorite astrophysicist has been locked in an epic,... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Neil deGrasse Tyson drops mic (and some knowledge) on rapper B.o.B.'s flat-Earth theoriesTo any rappers (or politicians) out there espousing pre-Enlightenment ideas abo
Neil deGrasse Tyson drops mic (and some knowledge) on rapper B.o.B.'s flat-Earth theories
Los Angeles Times / Posted 16 days ago
To any rappers (or politicians) out there espousing pre-Enlightenment ideas about science: Neil deGrasse Tyson is not having it. As anyone who's been on Twitter this week is surely aware, America's favorite astrophysicist has been locked in an epic,... Read more
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Billboard
Neil deGrasse Tyson Knocks B.o.B Down to Size on 'Nightly Show'B.o.B and Tyson have been trading jabs over the artist's insistence that the Ea
Neil deGrasse Tyson Knocks B.o.B Down to Size on 'Nightly Show'
Billboard / Posted 16 days ago
B.o.B and Tyson have been trading jabs over the artist's insistence that the Earth is flat, an argument he began making over Twitter earlier this week. "A lot of people are turned off by the phrase 'flat earth' ... but there's no way u can see all... Read more
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PhysOrg
Corals, crochet and the cosmos: how hyperbolic geometry pervades the universeThe frilly forms of corals and sponges are biological variations of hyperbolic
Corals, crochet and the cosmos: how hyperbolic geometry pervades the universe
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
The frilly forms of corals and sponges are biological variations of hyperbolic geometry, as seen here on the Great Barrier Reef, near Cairns, Queensland, Australia. Credit: Wikimedia/Toby Hudson, CC BY-SA We have built a world of largely straight... Read more
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Daily Mail
Get ready for Facebook Reactions: Buttons rolling out 'pretty soon'Get ready for Facebook Reactions: Buttons used to express happiness, anger and
Get ready for Facebook Reactions: Buttons rolling out 'pretty soon'
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Get ready for Facebook Reactions: Buttons used to express happiness, anger and surprise are rolling out 'pretty soon' Mark Zuckerberg said an initial trial of the feature had been a success He explained the six new ways of expressing feelings are... Read more
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Science Daily
How to find and study a black holeAnd once matter crosses over the point of no return, the event horizon, it spir
How to find and study a black hole
Science Daily / Posted 17 days ago
And once matter crosses over the point of no return, the event horizon, it spirals helplessly toward an almost infinitely small point, a point where spacetime is so curved that all our theories break down: the singularity. No one gets out... Read more
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Yahoo News
This physicist tied himself to the side of a building then went plunging toward the earth — here's why he lived To demonstrate a basic property of physics, Norwegian physicist Andreas Wahl
This physicist tied himself to the side of a building then went plunging toward the earth — here's why he lived
Yahoo News / Posted 17 days ago
To demonstrate a basic property of physics, Norwegian physicist Andreas Wahl tied himself to the side of building 45 feet off the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
This physicist tied himself to the side of a building then went plunging toward the earth — here's why he livedTo prove a basic property of physics, Norwegian physicist Andreas Wahl tied him
This physicist tied himself to the side of a building then went plunging toward the earth — here's why he lived
Stamford Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
To prove a basic property of physics, Norwegian physicist Andreas Wahl tied himself to the side of building 45 feet off the ground: NRK Viten on YouTubeThe only thing keeping him from falling and potentially breaking a body part, or several, was a... Read more
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Connecticut Post
This physicist tied himself to the side of a building then went plunging toward the earth — here's why he livedTo prove a basic property of physics, Norwegian physicist Andreas Wahl tied him
This physicist tied himself to the side of a building then went plunging toward the earth — here's why he lived
Connecticut Post / Posted 17 days ago
To prove a basic property of physics, Norwegian physicist Andreas Wahl tied himself to the side of building 45 feet off the ground: NRK Viten on YouTubeThe only thing keeping him from falling and potentially breaking a body part, or several, was a... Read more
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Business Insider
This physicist tied himself to the side of a building then went plunging toward the earth — here's why he livedTo demonstrate a basic property of physics, Norwegian physicist Andreas Wahl ti
This physicist tied himself to the side of a building then went plunging toward the earth — here's why he lived
Business Insider / Posted 17 days ago
To demonstrate a basic property of physics, Norwegian physicist Andreas Wahl tied himself to the side of building 45 feet off the ground: At first, the weight was secured to the building. While Wahl's experiment seems risky, he's actually perfectly... Read more
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The New Yorker
Marvin Minsky’s Vision of the FutureIn July of 1979, a computer program called BKG 9.8—the creation of Hans Berline
Marvin Minsky’s Vision of the Future
The New Yorker / Posted 17 days ago
In July of 1979, a computer program called BKG 9.8—the creation of Hans Berliner, a professor of computer Science at Carnegie-Mellon University, in Pittsburgh—played the winner of the world backgammon championship in Monte Carlo. The program was run... Read more
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Newswise
How to Find and Study a Black Hole Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — Imagine, somewhere in the
How to Find and Study a Black Hole
Newswise / Posted 18 days ago
Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — Imagine, somewhere in the galaxy, the corpse of a star so dense that it punctures the fabric of space and time. So dense that it devours any surrounding matter... Read more
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Bleacher Report
NFL Conference Championship Previews and PredictionsPlayoff pressure is real. Even old guys who have been around forever have to co
NFL Conference Championship Previews and Predictions
Bleacher Report / Posted 23 days ago
Playoff pressure is real. Even old guys who have been around forever have to cope with it. Bruce Arians admitted to reporters this week that both he and Carson Palmer entered last week's game against the Packers with an "I don't want to screw this... Read more
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Business Insider
WILD DAY ON WALL STREETIn one of the most chaotic days on Wall Street you'll see stocks ultimately fin
WILD DAY ON WALL STREET
Business Insider / Posted 24 days ago
In one of the most chaotic days on Wall Street you'll see stocks ultimately finished lower but way, way off their worst levels of the day. Near midday the Dow was down more than 550 points while each of the major stock indexes were off more than 3%.... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Ben Carson Volunteer Dies After CrashOMAHA (THE DES MOINES REGISTER) — A Ben Carson campaign volunteer died in a hos
Ben Carson Volunteer Dies After Crash
KCEN-TV / Posted 24 days ago
OMAHA (THE DES MOINES REGISTER) — A Ben Carson campaign volunteer died in a hospital here after a car crash in western Iowa Tuesday morning. The accident prompted the Republican presidential candidate to cancel campaign stops Tuesday and... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
TTU student injured in Ben Carson campaign car crash diesProvided by the Des Moines Register A Ben Carson campaign volunteer died in a
TTU student injured in Ben Carson campaign car crash dies
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 24 days ago
Provided by the Des Moines Register A Ben Carson campaign volunteer died in a hospital here after a car crash in western Iowa Tuesday morning. The accident prompted the Republican presidential candidate to cancel campaign stops Tuesday and... Read more
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Lake Country Calendar
Suddenly the light goes onIf I had to choose my favourite Christian festival, it would probably be Epipha
Suddenly the light goes on
Lake Country Calendar / Posted 25 days ago
If I had to choose my favourite Christian festival, it would probably be Epiphany. “Eppy what?” you ask. Epiphany. It comes from an ancient Greek word that means, loosely, to show forth, to reveal. Unlike Christmas, Easter, and All Hallows’ Eve,... Read more
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Irish Examiner
The Simpsons pay tribute to Alan Rickman and David Bowie | Irish Examiner Friday, January 15, 2016 - 01:32 pm Animators over at the
The Simpsons pay tribute to Alan Rickman and David Bowie
Irish Examiner / Posted 29 days ago
| Irish Examiner Friday, January 15, 2016 - 01:32 pm Animators over at the Simpsons have paid tribute to late British actor Alan... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
BETC, Fiske hope audience not blinded by science of 'Vera Rubin'Playwright William Kovacsik didn't want to create a dry lecture for graduate-le
BETC, Fiske hope audience not blinded by science of 'Vera Rubin'
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 29 days ago
Playwright William Kovacsik didn't want to create a dry lecture for graduate-level astronomy students. In writing the original play "Vera Rubin: Bringing Darkness to Light" for the Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company, Kovacsik was tasked with... Read more

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