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India has traditionally grappled with the problem of domestic abuse that women face at the hands of their menfolk. Despite most cases going unreported, over 113,400 such incidents were recorded in 2015.  Now, in order to curb domestic abuse, a politician in the state of Madhya Pradesh has come up with a bizarre solution, that […]

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Scientists have transplanted the head of a rat onto the back of another, ahead of a controversial plan to carry out the world’s first human head transplant later this year.  In the experiment, scientists transplanted the head of the smaller rat onto the back of the larger rat, creating a two-headed animal. SEE ALSO: First […]

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An Australian guy has reportedly been detained in the US, after delays at the Canadian border meant he over-stayed his U.S. visa by 90 minutes. Baxter Reid from Canberra has been living in the U.S. alongside his American girlfriend Heather Kancso. He was on a five-year visa, which stipulated he had to leave the country […]

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Superstars of STEM is a new program by Science and Technology Australia that aims to smash the stereotypical portrait of people in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).The plan is to identify 30 superstar women currently in STEM, and work with them to create role models for young women and girls, and thus move towards […]

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Sometimes, an outrageously bright star can outshine an entire galaxy, but only if you’re looking from the right spot.  A new photo taken by the Hubble Space Telescope reveals a bright star in the foreground upstaging a galaxy light-years from Earth. SEE ALSO: Enjoy this beautiful photo of a starburst galaxy, courtesy of Hubble While […]

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When he’s not busy forgetting history, President Trump is of course very interested in undoing the things his predecessor, Barack Obama, did. That mission apparently extends to the work of former First Lady Michelle Obama as well.  The president, who just weeks ago was crowing about his “tremendous respect for women,” has now reportedly put […]

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What were you doing when you were in second grade? Probably not writing a book, like the incredible 6-year-old Vanae James-Bey was. Along with her mother, Veronica Bey, Vanae created The Indigenous Adventures of Princess Vanae, a 20-page coloring book that educates children ages 5 through 13 about black Indigenous cultures around the globe. The […]

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We’ve all done stupid stuff after too many drinks — like, in my case, trying to tackle a stop sign. And now science is here to tell us that, yes, you probably feel less pain after a few drinks.  The study, published in The Journal of Pain in December 2016 but making the rounds online […]

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Well, this is definitely a feel-good story. The Smithsonian’s National Zoo released a video in April reporting that the scimitar-horned oryx has been reintroduced in Chad and appear to be doing well. The oryx, which is a type of antelope, has been extinct in the wild for 35 years, according to Smithsonian.  But starting in […]

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Fresh off his first 100 days, President Donald Trump is kicking off the next 100 by apparently trying to give history professors all over the country a collective aneurysm.  In an interview with journalist Selena Zito, Trump pontificated on the greatness of Andrew Jackson and how Jackson could have prevented the Civil War and if […]

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Bio-concrete is dead concrete infused with bacteria that awaken when cracks appear. Then, they produce limestone that fills the cracks in a matter of weeks. The concrete lasts for 200 years and self-activates if damage occurs.

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Storelli Sports created ‘SpeedGrip‘ that can help you move faster. These insoles eliminate fraction and gives your shoes a nice snug. Your feet won’t slip around, helping you run faster. 

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