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A Silicon Valley seed investment company is planning to study whether implementing a universal basic income encourages people to be more innovative. Y Combinator – a seed investment company dubbed “a bootcamp for startups” – has revealed …
A Silicon Valley seed investment company is planning to study whether implementing a universal basic income encourages people to be …
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Dolphins are equipped with the most efficient sonar system on Earth—natural or man-made. With it, they find food and track the location of allies or enemies, often in areas of limited visibility. Major components …
Dolphins are equipped with the most efficient sonar system on Earth—natural or man-made. With it, they find food and …
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A team of scientists from Heriot Watt University and the University of Edinburgh has developed a new a state-of-the-art device which is capable of detecting objects hidden around a corner and correctly track their movement. …
A team of scientists from Heriot Watt University and the University of Edinburgh has developed a new a state-of-the-art device …
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In the United States and the UK, we've seen the emergence of a multibillion-dollar brain training industry, premised on the idea that you can improve your memory, attention and powers of reasoning through the right …
In the United States and the UK, we've seen the emergence of a multibillion-dollar brain training industry, premised on the …
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Note that this report was published 8 years ago - many more people have been killed and injured since then. Note also that figures for the Second Iraq War were incomplete at the time of publishing. …
Note that this report was published 8 years ago - many more people have been killed and injured since then. Note …
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A psychologist in Italy has figured out how to induce a drug-free altered state of consciousness by asking 20 volunteers to sit and stare into each other’s eyes for 10 minutes straight. Not only did the …
A psychologist in Italy has figured out how to induce a drug-free altered state of consciousness by asking 20 volunteers to …
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The 1972 book Limits to Growth, which predicted our civilisation would probably collapse some time this century, has been criticised as doomsday fantasy since it was published. Back in 2002, self-styled environmental expert Bjorn Lomborg consigned it …
The 1972 book Limits to Growth, which predicted our civilisation would probably collapse some time this century, has been criticised as …
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corbettreport Published on Sep 3, 2015 Welcome to New World Next Week — the video series from Corbett Report and Media Monarchy that covers some of the most important developments in open source intelligence news. In this week's …
corbettreport Published on Sep 3, 2015 Welcome to New World Next Week — the video series from Corbett Report and Media Monarchy that …
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Researchers in Germany have confirmed that hydrogen sulphide – the compound that gives rotten eggs and farts their distinctive odour – can conduct electricity without resistance at a record-breaking –70 °C. Smashing the previous record of around –110 °C, …
Researchers in Germany have confirmed that hydrogen sulphide – the compound that gives rotten eggs and farts their distinctive odour – can …
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Good news for chili chompers: Regularly chowing down on spicy foods is associated with a lower risk of death, especially if you stay away from booze. But before you start drowning your cheerios in tabasco …
Good news for chili chompers: Regularly chowing down on spicy foods is associated with a lower risk of death, especially …
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