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2013-11-19 04:23:31

Mars may be helping to shape the surface of some near-Earth asteroids, according to a new study published in the journal Icarus.

Flying Dutchman’s Story Crashes And Burns
2012-03-22 09:23:29

Move over Balloon Boy, there is a new hoaxster who has taken flight. This week the media – including this reporter – was duped into believing that Jarno Smeets had achieved flight with his wings made from para-sails and power-assisted by a mobile phone and Nintendo Wii controller.

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2007-07-19 11:30:00

High gas prices, the need for alternate-energy sources, even global warming are tiny blips next to the problem encountered in the intriguing but ultimately unsatisfying sci-fi tale "Sunshine," in which our friend Mr. Sun runs out of fuel.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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