Saturday, June 14, 2014

5 Facts You Didn’t Know About Radiation

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Posted : June 2014
Author : Mary Mckee 

Radiation can be used to save the life of a person through cancer treatments. Radiation can also be very deadly. It is no secret that society has done loads of questionable acts in order to try to understand this particular type of energy. Here are just some of the facts about radiation and some of the horrible crimes society has committed too.

Check Out This Amazing Floating City Planned To Be Built In China!

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Posted : May 2014
Author : Sanje Witter

After considering ways to minimize pollution and improve social and environmental conditions, a Chinese construction firm – CCCC – wants to build a floating city. The company which is also responsible for the building of the presently incomplete 31 mile bridge linked between Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai, commissioned the AT Design Office to make a plan for the city which should cover an area of  four square miles using the same techniques that are being used to accomplish building the 31 mile bridge.

Friday, June 13, 2014

11 Reasons You Should Start Eating Mango

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Posted : May 2014
Author : the admin

Mangos taste so good that you forget how healthy they are. Here are healthy reasons why you should stock up on this king of fruits.

L115A3 Sniper Gun That Can Kill Over A Mile

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Posted : October 2010
Author : Geek

Often termed as the best sniper gun of 2010, the L115A3, fires a heavier bullet to much longer ranges and has a state-of-the-art telescopic sight with twice the magnifying power of the old version. More than 500 are on order from the British manufacturers, Accuracy International. Since British forces moved into Helmand Province two years ago to take on the Taliban, demand for snipers has soared and 120 a year are now passing through the specialist training school at Warminster in Wiltshire.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Top 10 Nuclear / Radioactive Accidents

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Posted : June 2013 
Author : the admin

Nuclear power is often billed as the cleaner, more productive future of energy. In theory this claim holds true. However, the human dynamic dictates that accidents will happen. Since the generation of nuclear energy produces waste that can affect human populations and natural environments for centuries, this is a scary proposition. Nuclear devices have changed pop culture globally and irreversibly. Listed here are ten events that demonstrate the harmful potential of this harnessed energy source.

What's So Special About This Pair Of Mangoes That Was Sold For USD 3,000?

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Posted : 2014
Author : Sadho Ram

The highly-prized mangoes were among a batch of 231 cases containing pairs of the fruit sold at a wholesale market in Miyazaki prefecture.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

10 Expressions Coined by William Shakespeare

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Posted : 2014
Author : Oendrila De

English is the third most commonly spoken language in the world. For some, it is the native language, for many it is the first language despite having a different mother-language, while there are many who use it as their second language. Every day, people read, write or speak in English. English is a language with many forms: it can be curt and crisp, it can also be sweet and romantic. In fact, the treasure chest of English literature is filled with invaluable gems. The contribution of William Shakespeare in this regard is unquestionable. But, how many English-knowing people are aware that many of the phrases and expressions that they use on a regular basis have actually been coined by the Bard himself?
Here is a list of 10 such phrases and expressions that were first used by Shakespeare:

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Top 10 Greatest Inventions Ever Made

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Posted : October 2012
Author : the admin

Even though the human species is not alone in regards to using tools, we have definitely gone above and beyond in the technological aspect of our race. The use of our inventions has taken us a long way. They’ve allowed us to land on the moon, travel over oceans, and even eliminate major health threats with various medicines. Below, we are going to talk about the top 10 greatest inventions ever made.

TOP 10 Inventions That Were Discovered By Accident And Changed The World

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Posted : March 2014
Author : iFunny Diverti

Inventors spend countless hours and dollars getting their inventions to work and most of them usually fail but now and again an invention is discovered by accident that changes the world. The most highly medical inventions such as the Penicillin and Smart Dust, to the biggest industries such as Plastic and Vulcanized Rubber were all brought to life because of an accident or alternate failed project.

Monday, June 9, 2014

Top 10 Ideas That Everyone Used To Believe

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Posted : October 2013
Author : Kate

Nowadays, with our speedy communications and the whole of human knowledge at the press of a button, it’s tempting to think that we have the monopoly on ideas. That everything we believe is infallible and it’s only people in the past that had these crazy theories. But let’s not get too smug – after all, the “crazy theories” of the past were, at the time, widely accepted as credible and, in their own way, “proven”. So, in 100 years’ time, future people may look back at our non-flying cars and finger-operated internet devices (while using their own iPads through the power of their minds) and laugh. But if we’re going to be mocked in the future, we might as well look at some of the commonly-accepted ideas of the past and be glad that things have moved on…

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Spontaneous Combustion – Behind The Flames

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Posted : 2010
Author : Brooke Windsor

The idea of someone simply bursting into flames is a relatively old one. Stories abound about people who could control fire or merely act as a human spark for the radical element. Technically known as spontaneous human combustion (or SHC), it is the burning of a live human body without any external ignition source. Incidents of spontaneous human combustion from around the globe over the past three hundred years total over 200 in number. However, most of these occurrences were not thoroughly or scientifically processed properly and many of the claims are based totally on oral testimonies or hearsay alone which makes people outside of the supernatural belief realm doubt spontaneous human combustion exists at all. Diverging in the other direction though, some scientists believe that spontaneous human combustion might be the only credible paranormal happening once the appropriate investigation has been conducted on enough of these incidents.

10 Modern Engineering Marvels In The World

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Posted : March 2012
Author : the admin

Mega structures are nowadays commonly seen almost everywhere in the world. Because of the advancement of technology and the improvement of machinery, tall sky scrapers and many other infrastructures are already made possible. Ten engineering marvels of engineers are as follows.

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