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What’s the brightest star in the night sky?

At night you can't miss the spectacle of looking for and seeing Sirius, the brightest star in the night sky. Is it the brightest star? Yes and no. For...

Why don’t insects living in frozen regions freeze?

In the case of organisms living in freezing habitats, a particularly potent antifreeze protein is able to dominate the preponderance that ice has over water and "persuades" water molecules...

Choosing to forget something takes more mental effort than trying to remember it

Choosing to forget something might take more mental effort than trying to remember it, according to new research. A new research suggests that in order to forget an unwanted experience,...

NASA warns that India’s anti-satellite missile test left 400 fragments of space debris

NASA said the test carried out by India in space, which consisted in testing an anti-satellite missile, leaving more than 400 pieces of orbital debris orbiting, has been a...

The majority of the world’s bird population originated in Australia

These birds—also known by their order name, passerines—comprise more than 6,000 species, including familiar birds like cardinals, warblers, jays, and sparrows. Passerines make up more than 60 percent of...

People can think like computers?

Computers, like those that power self-driving cars, can mistake random scribbles for trains, fences, and even school busses. People aren’t supposed to be able to see how those images...

Mars Helicopter ready to take off on Mars 2020 mission

The U.S. space agency presented a few moths ago the Mars Helicopter and it has now passed the main tests. It is a vehicle quite different from what we usually...

A toddler’s language data fits on a floppy disk

Language acquisition between birth and 18 is a remarkable feat of cognition, rather than something humans are just hardwired to do, according to new research. Researchers have calculated that, from...

Brain would continue to create neurons until we turned 90

The brain, the organ in charge of centralizing the activity of the nervous system, would continue to produce neurons until the age of 90, according to a scientific study...

What happens if the liquid deuterium is compressed at pressures of up to five...

Researchers have discovered a way to turn a liquid metal into a plasma and observe the temperature when a liquid under high-density conditions crosses over to a plasma state. Most...
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Facebook fails with Instagram Kids and will limit itself to creating parental monitoring tools

The idea of Instagram Kids was similar to the one Youtube had with Youtube Kids, a content platform specially designed for children, so there...
Mr Goxx at work

A hamster outperforms Warren Buffet by investing in cryptocurrencies: trades are determined by its...

Have you ever heard of the Infinite Monkey Theorem? It is used to reflect how, in theory, it is possible for chance to end...
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What System Files Can Be Deleted? A Pro Guide

Cluttered memory is the most dreadful problem any Mac user comes across at some moment. Memory can be stuffed with unnecessary, old files, data...
Bayonetta 3

Bayonetta 3 shows gameplay trailer and announces 2022 release date

The wait has gone on forever since its announcement at The Game Awards 2017, but we've finally seen the Witch of Umbra again. Bayonetta...
Call of Duty Vanguard

Call of Duty: Vanguard not even out yet and already has a serious hacking...

Since last Friday, the Call of Duty: Vanguard beta has been open to the public. After a private phase exclusive to PlayStation consoles, millions...
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Twitter to pay millions to shareholders for misrepresenting growth data

According to a report recently published by Variety, the original lawsuit dates back to 2016, when a Twitter shareholder targeted Twitter's board of directors,...
Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

The funniest animals, immortalised in this photo contest

The Comedy Wildlife is a very peculiar nature photo contest. Every year, it brings together thousands of photographers, who present in their snapshots the...

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