It’s the difference between listening to Shakespeare being read by Brain Blessed instead of Patrick Stewart. Both would be enjoyable but one would be better nuanced. My younger brother had a great knack of extracting Sony Walkmans from my father. They were meant to be...
It's unlikely we will ever see a commercial avaiation success story like the Boeing 747 It was conceived on a fishing trip between the CEOs of PAN AM and Boeing. When finally created in 1969 it was the biggest airliner in the world, first wide bodied and 'two tier'...
There is another scene of imprisoned foreign sex workers who are made to look dumb and gullible, thinking that Batman is some sort of devil This isn't a review of the new movie; Batman vs Superman, it is more of a comment on observations during the film. I walked out...
He never sold out to the corporate part of the music industryPrince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016) 2016 has delivered several blows already and this one is also mighty. Prince was renowned as an innovator and was widely known for his eclectic work,...
It seems like a script from a Bond movie, multi billionaire builds private rocket launch facility in Texas, USA and proceeds to send secretive payloads into orbit, but that is what happened yesterday. Though the billionaire in question hasn't been that secretive about...
Is it really worth protecting your privacy online? That may seem a strange question considering the amount of media articles on internet fraud and theft. However what is the likelihood of your online security being breached? Most attempts by criminals to...
The specifications and appearance are reminiscent of the the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 Kahn at the Geneva motor show revealed what had to be one of the stranger concept cars. Code named 'Mission 1', it's a 6x6 version of their Flying Huntsman. It is based on the Land...
How caloric restriction prevents negative effects...
on 27 February | 2020 at 19:42
A new study provides the most detailed report to date of the cellular effects of a calorie-restricted diet in rats. While the benefits of caloric restriction have long been known, the new results show how this restriction can protect against aging in cellular pathways.
Antarctic ice walls protect the climate
on 27 February | 2020 at 16:45
Inland Antarctic ice contains volumes of water that can raise global sea levels by several meters. A new study shows that glacier ice walls are vital for the climate, as they prevent rising ocean temperatures and melting glacier ice.
Astronomers detect biggest explosion in the...
on 27 February | 2020 at 16:44
Scientists studying a distant galaxy cluster have discovered the biggest explosion seen in the Universe since the Big Bang. The blast came from a supermassive black hole at the centre of a galaxy hundreds of millions of light-years away. It released five times more energy than the previous record […]
Large exoplanet could have the right conditions...
on 27 February | 2020 at 02:20
Astronomers have found an exoplanet more than twice the size of Earth to be potentially habitable, opening the search for life to planets significantly larger than Earth but smaller than Neptune.
Ancient meteorite site on Earth could reveal new...
on 26 February | 2020 at 19:21
Scientists have devised new analytical tools to break down the enigmatic history of Mars' atmosphere -- and whether life was once possible there. It could help astrobiologists understand the alkalinity, pH and nitrogen content of ancient waters on Mars, and by extension, the carbon dioxide […]
How resident microbes restructure body chemistry
on 26 February | 2020 at 18:13
A comparison of normal and germ-free mice revealed that as much as 70 percent of a mouse's gut chemistry is determined by its gut microbiome. Even in distant organs, such as the uterus or the brain, approximately 20 percent of molecules were different in the mice with gut microbes.
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Coronavirus: Trump calls criticism Democrat 'hoax'
on 29 February | 2020 at 09:06
The president said criticism of his reaction to the coronavirus outbreak is a Democrat-led "hoax".
Coronavirus: South Korea sees its largest rise in...
on 29 February | 2020 at 08:12
The country reports almost 600 new cases, as soldiers are mobilised in the worst-hit region.
Roman Polanski: Actress walkout as he wins best...
on 29 February | 2020 at 05:31
Several actresses leave 'French Oscars' ceremony after Roman Polanski wins prize for best director.
Free transport in Luxembourg, but what's the cost?
on 29 February | 2020 at 03:53
One aim is to get cars off the road and ease traffic congestion but critics see it as a PR stunt.
Slovakia election: Double murder haunts voters
on 29 February | 2020 at 03:51
The murder of journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancée convulsed Slovak politics.
Kizito Mihigo: The Rwandan gospel singer who died...
on 29 February | 2020 at 02:27
Rwandan genocide survivor Kizito Mihigo, hailed as a national talent, was later accused of treason.