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Giant Black Hole Devours Star, Fires Beams at Earth

Giant Black Hole Devours Star, Fires Beams at Earth

Artist’s impression of the formation of two jets of energy at Swift 1644+57. Credit: University of Warwick / Mark A. Garlick A powerful beam of energy has been spotted blasting out from the center of a massive black hole as it rips apart and devours a star in a rare sight that astronomers say likely happens only once every 100 […]

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French government warns of potential mass suicides

French government warns of potential mass suicides

The French government has warned of the risk of mass suicides in the country by people who believe the world will self-destruct next year. Recent disasters – including the earthquake in Japan – as well as anxiety over pandemics and economic concerns – are creating a global climate of fear, which for some are omens of impending doom. The hamlet […]

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Iran plans to send monkey into space

Iran plans to send monkey into space

Iran plans to send a monkey into space after yesterday sparking massive security fears by launching a missile to carry a second satellite into orbit. The country's top space official Hamid Fazeli announced the disturbing plans at the launch of the Rassad-1 satellite to produce detailed maps of the earth. 'The Kavoshgar-5 rocket will be launched during the month of […]

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Travelling Exhibition Of Mummies

Travelling Exhibition Of Mummies

The wraps are coming off a blockbuster exhibit this weekend at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. A haunting new exhibit entitled 'Mummies of the World' is set to open this Saturday. It will be the largest travelling exhibition ever assembled of mummies. The exhibit will feature 45 mummies of humans and animals, ranging from 250 years old to nearly 6,500 […]

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Xtra UFO Headlines 16/06/2011

Xtra UFO Headlines 16/06/2011

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Europe looks to complement SETI’s search for alien signals

Europe looks to complement SETI’s search for alien signals

Credit: SETI By Scanning the skies for extraterrestrial signals is nothing new. The SETI Institute (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) in the United States has been using radio telescopes to listen for ET signals for decades. But a recent budget deficit hampered SETI’s efforts, as operations at their Allen Telescope Array in California were suspended. Fortunately for SETI and other researchers […]

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LulzSec Hackers Claim CIA Website Shutdown

LulzSec Hackers Claim CIA Website Shutdown

Hacker group Lulz Security has claimed it has brought down the US Central Intelligence Agency's website. The alleged hack on CIA.gov occurred on the same day the group opened a telephone request line so its fans could suggest potential targets. On Twitter, the group wrote: “Tango down – CIA.gov – for the lulz”. The CIA website was inaccessible at times […]

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Rare Earless Bunnies Found In Chinese Village

The discovery of newborn earless rabbits in China has attracted much attention from local villagers. The bunnies were found at a villager's home in Chengkou County of Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality. The owner said that the mother rabbit had had many normal births in the past and it was only this time the new-born were different. “Maybe it is because […]

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Shrunken Head DNA Proves Horrific Folklore True

Shrunken Head DNA Proves Horrific Folklore True

Credit: Gila Kahila Bar-Gal A remarkably well-preserved shrunken head has just been authenticated by DNA analysis, which provides strong evidence that anecdotal accounts of violent head-hunting in South America were true. The study, published in the latest issue of Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences, marks the first successful effort to unveil the genetic make-up of a shrunken head. “The shrunken heads […]

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Lunar eclipse: stargazers treated to spectacular 'blood red' moon

Overnight on Thursday astronomers throughout Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia were treated to the longest lunar eclipse in 11 years and the first of the year. It was a particularly dark eclipse because the lunar disk passed through the densest central part of our planet's shadow. Astronomers in Britain missed the early stage of the eclipse because it occurred before […]

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