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CTV News
'Ice Bucket Challenge' funds ALS gene breakthroughmuscles and destroys nerve cells. It currently has no cure and is often fatal,
'Ice Bucket Challenge' funds ALS gene breakthrough
CTV News / Posted an hour ago
muscles and destroys nerve cells. It currently has no cure and is often fatal, although some individuals, including Stephen Hawking, live with it for decades. Researchers are now focused on understanding how the NEK1 gene contributes to the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Remembering India’s Missile Man on APJ Abdul Kalam’s first death anniversaryin their voice which would be linked to a computer program linked to their eye
Remembering India’s Missile Man on APJ Abdul Kalam’s first death anniversary
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 hours ago
in their voice which would be linked to a computer program linked to their eye movement. To make it simpler, imagine Stephen Hawking communicating in his own voice,” adds the 32-year-old, “so, he interrupted the person and asked if they could... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Editor's Note: On mentors and a little red wagongenerous boss, patient mentor, and loyal friend. I swear it's true. (The same p
Editor's Note: On mentors and a little red wagon
Charleston City Paper / Posted 7 hours ago
generous boss, patient mentor, and loyal friend. I swear it's true. (The same puckish guy who thrilled at posting a blog of Stephen Hawking reading 50 Shades of Grey is also the person who just gave me a Radio Flyer for my one-year-old son. Go... Read more
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Daily Mail
The tiny West Virginia town with no cell phones or Wi-Fi allowedsolace, the residents of Green Bank are all excited about one thing: They may b
The tiny West Virginia town with no cell phones or Wi-Fi allowed
Daily Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
solace, the residents of Green Bank are all excited about one thing: They may be the first to find out that aliens exist. Stephen Hawking and Russian billionaire Yuri Milner joined forces in January to begin Project Breakthrough Listen, a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Meet RoBattle, self driving robot tank that can kill on commandsaying their use could save lives. But last year, more than 1,000 technology a
Meet RoBattle, self driving robot tank that can kill on command
Daily Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
saying their use could save lives. But last year, more than 1,000 technology and robotics experts — including scientist Stephen Hawking, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak — warned that such weapons could be developed... Read more
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Daily Mail
Does drinking hot tea in summer really cool you down?when all I wanted was a cold lemonade and another ice cream. But it appears th
Does drinking hot tea in summer really cool you down?
Daily Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
when all I wanted was a cold lemonade and another ice cream. But it appears this old wives’ tale may actually be more Stephen Hawking than Stephen King. The idea of drinking hot drinks in warm weather goes back hundreds of years. Tea, or... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Four double-tons in a day, and a Eddie Redmayne lookalikecertainly does look quite a bit like Eddie Redmayne, who won the Best Actor awa
Four double-tons in a day, and a Eddie Redmayne lookalike
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted yesterday
certainly does look quite a bit like Eddie Redmayne, who won the Best Actor award in 2014 for his portrayal of scientist Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything. I think the best thing is to throw the comments section open to suggestions... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Man cheats on diet, to dress like a poodleactually the changing one’s habits. Willpower isn’t the problem for me, it’s fo
Man cheats on diet, to dress like a poodle
Kinston Free Press / Posted yesterday
actually the changing one’s habits. Willpower isn’t the problem for me, it’s following a meticulously intricate diet that Stephen Hawking couldn’t decipher if he had Richard Simmons on speed dial. Honestly, what is a complex carbohydrate — a bread... Read more
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Daily Star
'Fed up' Brits harassed by Tenerife drug dealers targeting drunk holidaymakersArticles Brit tourist killed in front of husband hours after arriving in Major
'Fed up' Brits harassed by Tenerife drug dealers targeting drunk holidaymakers
Daily Star / Posted yesterday
Articles Brit tourist killed in front of husband hours after arriving in Majorca Brexit holiday crisis: End of cheap Magaluf and Costa getaways for Brits Cops in Tenerife swoop to arrest woman over death threats sent to... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Inside the search for extraterrestrial life at Green BankGreen Bank Observatory Dir. Karen O'Neil. In January, the Green Bank Telescope
Inside the search for extraterrestrial life at Green Bank
WVVA Bluefield / Posted yesterday
Green Bank Observatory Dir. Karen O'Neil. In January, the Green Bank Telescope received a $10 million grant from Physicist Stephen Hawking and Russian billionaire space philanthropist Yuri Miller. The money is being used to fund Project... Read more
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Times of Malta
On faith the trespasserof any intellectual deficiency, of course, but because that question belongs to
On faith the trespasser
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
of any intellectual deficiency, of course, but because that question belongs to an entirely different order of thought. As Stephen Hawking says in his paper, Gödel and the End of Physics: “We are not angels, who view the universe from the outside.... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
KNBR conversation: Scott Fujitathere’s also the Ice Bucket Challenge which spread like wildfire and got people
KNBR conversation: Scott Fujita
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
there’s also the Ice Bucket Challenge which spread like wildfire and got people talking about the disease. It’s also the Stephen Hawking film from last year. So all these things together have ignited the conversation, and that’s a good thing... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
KNBR conversation: Scott Fujitathere’s also the Ice Bucket Challenge which spread like wildfire and got people
KNBR conversation: Scott Fujita
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
there’s also the Ice Bucket Challenge which spread like wildfire and got people talking about the disease. It’s also the Stephen Hawking film from last year. So all these things together have ignited the conversation, and that’s a good thing... Read more
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asianage
Focus on quality of Net service“We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain” — St
Focus on quality of Net service
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
“We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain” — Stephen Hawking The world stands divided over Net Neutrality and there are substantial arguments presented in support of as well as against. In India, the debate is often... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Mum faces jail over truant daughter being two years behind class£85. Martin Hadley, who represented the mother - who cannot be identified, tol
Mum faces jail over truant daughter being two years behind class
Nottingham Post / Posted 4 days ago
£85. Martin Hadley, who represented the mother - who cannot be identified, told the court: "If someone with a brain like Stephen Hawking chooses not to use it, you could be critical of him. "But this lady stands before you and she was not top of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Nick Vujicic and other ‘living miracles’with can learn a lot from their example. Before Nick, we were also inspired by
Nick Vujicic and other ‘living miracles’
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
with can learn a lot from their example. Before Nick, we were also inspired by the TV shows of the famous and peerless Stephen Hawking, who is similarly immobile and “useless,” but has contributed so much as a visionary astrophysicist! In... Read more
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Mashable
Surprise! Seth Rogen's 'Sausage Party' is kind of smart.the potato talks in a comedy Irish accent, and there's a very nerdy piece of gu
Surprise! Seth Rogen's 'Sausage Party' is kind of smart.
Mashable / Posted 4 days ago
the potato talks in a comedy Irish accent, and there's a very nerdy piece of gum in a wheelchair that speaks exactly like Stephen Hawking. But these aren't one-dimensional caricatures; most get a smattering of interesting non-stereotypical... Read more
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Mashable
6 facts about the new book by an 'Avatar: The Last Airbender' creatorYou’re either creative and an artist or you’re good at math and a scientist. Bu
6 facts about the new book by an 'Avatar: The Last Airbender' creator
Mashable / Posted 5 days ago
You’re either creative and an artist or you’re good at math and a scientist. But obviously Einstein was super creative, and Stephen Hawking is one of the most creative guys in the world. That’s part of what I even learned in doing the book, getting... Read more
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Daily Mail
Microsoft unveils Swiftmoji that can pick the perfect emoticon for youneural networks rather than classic AI algorithms to predict strings of text.
Microsoft unveils Swiftmoji that can pick the perfect emoticon for you
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
neural networks rather than classic AI algorithms to predict strings of text. The company has also worked with Professor Stephen Hawking, helping the scientist and author to upgrade his communications, applying predictive language software to his... Read more
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Billboard
Jack White & Third Man Records Are Planning Something Involving Vinyl, Space & Carl Saganthis seven-inch -- a trippy musical rendition of a 1980 monologue from the famo
Jack White & Third Man Records Are Planning Something Involving Vinyl, Space & Carl Sagan
Billboard / Posted 6 days ago
this seven-inch -- a trippy musical rendition of a 1980 monologue from the famous astronomer, interspersed with words from Stephen Hawking. It came from electronic musician John D. Boswell's Symphony of Science, a compilation featuring the works of... Read more
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Games Radar
6 times the new xXx trailer flips the bird at physicsin at the bottom so you can see the whole thing but let's focus on the physics-
6 times the new xXx trailer flips the bird at physics
Games Radar / Posted 7 days ago
in at the bottom so you can see the whole thing but let's focus on the physics-fucking moments that would make the baby Stephen Hawking cry. That's not how the conservation of momentum works It just isn't. This is not skiing. This is dying... Read more
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The Manila Times
Integration of disabled kids soughtcases of Tom Cruise, Walt Disney, Albert Einstein, former US President George W
Integration of disabled kids sought
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
cases of Tom Cruise, Walt Disney, Albert Einstein, former US President George Washington, poet Helen Keller, Beethoven, and Stephen Hawking who had either learning or physical difficulties but did great things for humanity. “If we design... Read more
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Times of Malta
Assistance in dyingsuch a determination better than the person whose life it is. Not everyone wou
Assistance in dying
Times of Malta / Posted 9 days ago
such a determination better than the person whose life it is. Not everyone would wish to end one’s life early. Physicist Stephen Hawking wants to live and shows that even with severe limitations, one can lead a very full life. And then there are... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Mind the generation gaptutoring. Chainwit believes he is doing fine on his own. He reads the works of
Mind the generation gap
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
tutoring. Chainwit believes he is doing fine on his own. He reads the works of theoretical physicist and author Stephen Hawking, and uses Google to search for information beyond the basic mathematics and science taught in classes. He is... Read more
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CBS News
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin on legacy he wants to leave behindwhat could be the most important chapter of his storied career. He thinks it's
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin on legacy he wants to leave behind
CBS News / Posted 10 days ago
what could be the most important chapter of his storied career. He thinks it's imperative we colonize on Mars. "So does Stephen Hawking. He says we should, as human beings, find another place to have human beings so that if our world is... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
The never-ending storybut where are they supposed to store their stories and experiences? That's wher
The never-ending story
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 days ago
but where are they supposed to store their stories and experiences? That's where Storylog comes in." From the biography of Stephen Hawking or daily musings of a teenage girl, to an author's review of her recent trip to Scandinavia, all can be on... Read more
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Greene County Daily World
Schwings and misses by Terry Schwinghammermore Post commentRevisiting past Miner sectional successesPosted Friday, March
Schwings and misses by Terry Schwinghammer
Greene County Daily World / Posted 11 days ago
more Post commentRevisiting past Miner sectional successesPosted Friday, March 11, at 7:42 PM World-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking penned the 1998 New York Times "A Brief History of Time." I'm no Stephen Hawking. And I'm certainly no genius... Read more
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The Columbian
Larry still King of the one-on-one interviewfourth season — the fifth begins this month, with no break to speak of — have i
Larry still King of the one-on-one interview
The Columbian / Posted 12 days ago
fourth season — the fifth begins this month, with no break to speak of — have included Dan Rather, 50 Cent, Tim Tebow, Eve, Stephen Hawking, Wendy Williams, Robert Redford, Marcia Clark, Joanna Newsom, Tracee Ellis Ross, Grace Helbig and Spike Lee,... Read more
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Wired News
Meet the Guy Who Left the SETI Institute to Talk to Aliensprominent players like David Brin and John Gertz expressed firmly anti-broadcas
Meet the Guy Who Left the SETI Institute to Talk to Aliens
Wired News / Posted 12 days ago
prominent players like David Brin and John Gertz expressed firmly anti-broadcasting views. They echoed sentiments that Stephen Hawking had popularized in a 2010 Discovery Channel documentary: “If aliens visit us, the outcome would be much as... Read more
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The Daily Californian
John Leguizamo entertains with humorous history lesson in 'Latin History for Morons'an often-seen Leguizamo tactic. Throughout the show, he performs many otherwise
John Leguizamo entertains with humorous history lesson in 'Latin History for Morons'
The Daily Californian / Posted 12 days ago
an often-seen Leguizamo tactic. Throughout the show, he performs many otherwise overtly offensive impressions: Gandhi, Stephen Hawking, his Jewish wife, his deaf uncle. A lively jig is code for Irish and several intensely caricaturized Native... Read more
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Daily Star
Deadly climate crisis looms as extreme weather set to kill 250,000 EVERY YEARhas also been a monster tsunami warning for the UK as climate change could caus
Deadly climate crisis looms as extreme weather set to kill 250,000 EVERY YEAR
Daily Star / Posted 13 days ago
has also been a monster tsunami warning for the UK as climate change could cause a deep sea landslide. Mega brainbox Stephen Hawking said the world faces inevitable doom – citing global warming as a prime candidate to destroy... Read more
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Londonist
Free And Cheap London Events: 11-17 July 201610am-6pm, 11-18 July ROALD DAHL SCULPTURE TRAIL: Find Dream jars designed by t
Free And Cheap London Events: 11-17 July 2016
Londonist / Posted 13 days ago
10am-6pm, 11-18 July ROALD DAHL SCULPTURE TRAIL: Find Dream jars designed by the likes of Helen Mirren, Quentin Blake and Stephen Hawking (among others) dotted around town. The sculpture trail celebrates new film The BFG. Free, just turn up, until... Read more
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Daily Mail
Down-earth Eddie Redmayne spotted slumming it on London Undergroundtheir romantic Winter Wonderland-themed wedding, Eddie went on to win the Best
Down-earth Eddie Redmayne spotted slumming it on London Underground
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
their romantic Winter Wonderland-themed wedding, Eddie went on to win the Best Actor Academy Award for his portrayal of Stephen Hawking in The Theory Of Everything. Eddie and Hannah started dating in 2012 after previously being friends since... Read more
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Daily Star
Brits in space: £4.1 million facility to produce engines to take mankind to other planetscapability will allow cost-effective development and testing of even more impre
Brits in space: £4.1 million facility to produce engines to take mankind to other planets
Daily Star / Posted 15 days ago
capability will allow cost-effective development and testing of even more impressive engines for interplanetary travel." Stephen Hawking: Black holes may be portal to another alien universe Jaw-dropping light show illuminates Jupiter as... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Keep the kindness comingpolice officers working to build community trust Bradenton police, Rays reward
Keep the kindness coming
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 15 days ago
police officers working to build community trust Bradenton police, Rays reward acts of kindness Bradenton Police chief has officers wear black band over badge Stephen Hawking: Humankind is still greedy, stupid and greatest th... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Celebrities contribute to BFG trails around Londonfor Save the Children and Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity. Other celebrit
Celebrities contribute to BFG trails around London
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
for Save the Children and Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity. Other celebrities to have taken part include Professor Stephen Hawking, Simon Cowell, Graham Norton, Niall Horan, Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain, Buzz Aldrin and Dame Helen... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
PICTURES: Celebrities contribute to BFG trails around Londonfor Save the Children and Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity. Other celebrit
PICTURES: Celebrities contribute to BFG trails around London
Croydon Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
for Save the Children and Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity. Other celebrities to have taken part include Professor Stephen Hawking, Simon Cowell, Graham Norton, Niall Horan, Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain, Buzz Aldrin and Dame Helen... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
PICTURES: Celebrities contribute to BFG trails around Londonfor Save the Children and Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity. Other celebrit
PICTURES: Celebrities contribute to BFG trails around London
Kingston Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
for Save the Children and Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity. Other celebrities to have taken part include Professor Stephen Hawking, Simon Cowell, Graham Norton, Niall Horan, Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain, Buzz Aldrin and Dame Helen... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
What movies called 'the future' is now our past - so how much did they get right?is set from 1995-2023, there is still time for this to happen. What makes this
What movies called 'the future' is now our past - so how much did they get right?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
is set from 1995-2023, there is still time for this to happen. What makes this more troubling is that tech heavyweights Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and Bill Gates have suggested the theory explored in Terminator 2: Judgment Day and 2001: A Space... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Comments of the Week #117: From peeking inside a black hole to magnetic monopolesand diverse than we’ve imagined so far. Perhaps in our lifetimes, we’ll actuall
Comments of the Week #117: From peeking inside a black hole to magnetic monopoles
ScienceBlogs / Posted 16 days ago
and diverse than we’ve imagined so far. Perhaps in our lifetimes, we’ll actually get to find out. This is an image of Stephen Hawking that I found. Credit? Unknown. This is, I can only assume, in response to the Stephen Hawking quote I put at... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Busy as a beeI am sad'.'' She returns to sample some more. "Here's one from the corner of
Busy as a bee
Otago Daily Times / Posted 16 days ago
I am sad'.'' She returns to sample some more. "Here's one from the corner of a blackboard notating black hole theory by Stephen Hawking and two of his colleagues.'' These are the parts of an as yet unfinished whole; the product of a personal... Read more
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News.com.au
Stark warning about killer robot arms racethe future of warfare and oppression. Source: Columbia Pictures KILLER robots
Stark warning about killer robot arms race
News.com.au / Posted 17 days ago
the future of warfare and oppression. Source: Columbia Pictures KILLER robots are inevitable: It’s a stark warning. But Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and 1000 other academics and entrepreneurs have made an urgent appeal to the world to do something... Read more
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Londonist
Free And Cheap London Events: 11-17 July 201510am-6pm, 11-18 July ROALD DAHL SCULPTURE TRAIL: Find Dream jars designed by t
Free And Cheap London Events: 11-17 July 2015
Londonist / Posted 17 days ago
10am-6pm, 11-18 July ROALD DAHL SCULPTURE TRAIL: Find Dream jars designed by the likes of Helen Mirren, Quentin Blake and Stephen Hawking (among others) dotted around town. The sculpture trail celebrates new film The BFG. Free, just turn up, until... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Heartbreak of sisters who held their mum as she ended her life at a Swiss clinicspeech became harder, she began to record words in case she eventually needed a
Heartbreak of sisters who held their mum as she ended her life at a Swiss clinic
Daily Mirror / Posted 17 days ago
speech became harder, she began to record words in case she eventually needed a machine for talking, like physicist Stephen Hawking. Sunday MirrorSandy pictured with her daughter Carmen Alkalai But she stopped, and instead began inquiring... Read more
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walesonline
Teacher Cath Cooper has been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease aged just 37she will be able to use her own voice in voice software. She would be able to
Teacher Cath Cooper has been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease aged just 37
walesonline / Posted 18 days ago
she will be able to use her own voice in voice software. She would be able to communicate in a similar way to physicist Stephen Hawking, who has Motor Neurone Disease, and speaks through a small computer attached to his wheelchair. The voice he... Read more
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TribLIVE
Top 10 list of the most loved animated petsand its 2006 sequel “Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties,” creating a Garfield pred
Top 10 list of the most loved animated pets
TribLIVE / Posted 18 days ago
and its 2006 sequel “Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties,” creating a Garfield predestination paradox time-loop that even Stephen Hawking couldn't sort out. Dino first appeared in the opening credits of “The Flintstones” during its 1960 debut as... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Police use robot to kill Dallas sniper suspectthe Terminator-style debate over the dangers of autonomous weapons (as describe
Police use robot to kill Dallas sniper suspect
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 18 days ago
the Terminator-style debate over the dangers of autonomous weapons (as described in an open letter last year signed by Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, Steve Wozniak and others). Police officers and their families would certainly rather see a robot... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Review of YEP's Quantum at the Liverpool Everymansubject matter and in the style of its telling. Imagine perhaps Nick Payne’s C
Review of YEP's Quantum at the Liverpool Everyman
Liverpool Echo / Posted 18 days ago
subject matter and in the style of its telling. Imagine perhaps Nick Payne’s Constellations meets One Day meets Professors Stephen Hawking and Brian Cox. The young actors have utilised the promenade performance style before, including a comic... Read more
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Daily Mail
Lady Amelia forges ahead in the royal style stakesPrince William and once modelled for Burberry with supermodel Cara Delevingne.
Lady Amelia forges ahead in the royal style stakes
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
Prince William and once modelled for Burberry with supermodel Cara Delevingne. However, Eddie Redmayne, who starred as Stephen Hawking in The Theory Of Everything, has been dismissed as uncool by his elder half-brother, HarperCollins boss... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Captain Kirk fighting Jesus in 'Star Trek' and 7 other aborted filmsSome noted physicists – including Stephen Hawking – believe that multiple paral
Captain Kirk fighting Jesus in 'Star Trek' and 7 other aborted films
Calgary Sun / Posted 19 days ago
Some noted physicists – including Stephen Hawking – believe that multiple parallel universes exist. Now we just need to invent a way to travel between them, because I want to see Capt. Kirk have a fistfight with Jesus on the bridge of the U.S.S.... Read more
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