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New Discovery Near Stonehenge “Could Rewrite British History” (Video)

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With the first discoveries starting last year, archaeologists working on a site called “Blick Mead” may lead to the rewriting of British prehistory. According to BBC.. “Archaeologists working on a site near Stonehenge say they have found an untouched 6,000-year-old encampment which ‘could rewrite British history.’“ “David Jacques, from the University of Buckingham, made the discovery at Blick Mead in October (2013), and said the carbon dating results had just been confirmed.” The dig reportedly recovered evidence of feasting (remains of

Teen Invents Ingenious Device To Help His Grandfather With Alzheimer’s (Video)

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Kenneth Shinozuka is an innovative 15-year-old who lives in New York City with his family. According to IFLScience.com… “Kenneth’s grandfather is one of the 5.2 million Americans who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease, and is one of the 65% of those patients who have the tendency to wander in the middle of the night. For confused seniors, these wandering episodes can lead to injury or even death.”   Kenneth wanted to solve this problem, so in 2012 he began to develop

Utah Man Videos A MantidFly That Looks Like Something From Science-Fiction

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Utah resident Ed Kern may have just captured the best video to date of a Mantidfly. Kern, who said he found the creature in his backyard hanging out casually on the fence, used his Canon SX-20IS to create an amazing video of the beautiful insect. The video is high-definition, and may seem fake at first due to the unusual nature of the insect, but this is a real video and a real living insect. Check it out below… Mantidflies, belonging to the

NASA Rover May Have Found A Clue To Finding Life On Mars (Video)

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NASA’s Curiosity rover recently measured a “tenfold spike” in methane at its landing site, Gale Crater. The rover has taken methane readings at the site 4 times over the past two months. Though the methane levels quickly dropped back down to normal, the strange fluctuation has scientists intrigued about the prospects of life on the red planet. Methane is an organic chemical that scientists believe may be an indicator of life on Mars. According to Space.com… “Researchers are particularly interested in finding

Residents of Former Top Secret Soviet Nuclear Village Suffering From Unknown Sleep Disorder

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More than 100 of the 600 residents of Kalachi village in Kazakhastan have experienced a strange “sleep epidemic” at least once in the past few years. According to RT… “Every tenth villager of Kazakhstan’s Kalachi has unexpectedly fallen asleep in broad daylight – some unable to wake up for several days. Despite numerous attempts to find the cause of the inexplicable disorder, the Sleepy Hollow riddle remains unsolved.” In one case, eight kids spontaneously fell asleep within an hour, and in one winter

This Wrist-Worn Fire Ball Shooter Just Hit the Markets (Video)

Adam Wilber

Ellusionist is a company that sells a variety of gadgets for everyday magicians to aspiring master magicians and superheroes. Besides magic and tricks kits that show you how to create clever illusions, the company also sells innovative products with a tangible function, like their latest product: the “PYRO”. The fireshooter, according to Ellusionists, is a… “…first of its kind, high-tech, wrist-worn, James Bond style device that allows you to shoot magnificent balls of fire from your open hand. Featuring four separate chambers for multiple

Bill Gates Reveals The Most “Mind-Blowing” Fact He Learned This Year

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Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates currently ranks first on Forbes list of the world’s wealthiest people. But since giving up his day-to-day role at the computer giant in 2008, Gates has focused on using the influence and wealth he accumulated during his time at Microsoft to affect positive change around the world. In the year 2000, Gates and his wife established the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, an organization that supports education, health and community development initiatives in over 100 developed and underdeveloped countries around the world. According

The “Jetman” Flies Over Dubai Showcasing His New Partnership (Video)

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The man they call “Jetman” has been drawing international attention lately by flying around in a jet-propelled wing suit. But this time, the Jetman has outdone himself, teaming up with Skydive Dubai and releasing an epic video showcasing their joint capabilities. According to Jetman Dubai’s website… “Jetman is the culmination of decades of fulfilling a childhood dream through technological innovation, determination, teamwork and courage. The synergy between Dubai and Jetman is easy to see. Dreaming the impossible, striving for excellence and

U.S. Navy Tests Out Powerful New Laser Weapon In Persian Gulf (Video)

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According to National Public Radio (NPR)… “It’s not Star Wars on the high seas — but the U.S. Navy says it has made a “historic leap” by deploying a laser weapon system for the first time.”   China released news of a similar drone defense laser system earlier this year. The Chinese system has similar capabilities, but judging by a comparison of the video footage, the new U.S. Navy system appears to be significantly larger and more effective. Officials at the Office of Naval Research announced yesterday (12/10/14)

Billionaire Buys Nobel Prize Medal For Millions So He Can Return It To Its Original Owner

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Alisher Usmanov is the richest man in Russia, with an estimated net worth of $14.4 billion and stakes in companies like Facebook, Metalloinvest Holding Company (Russia’s largest iron ore producer) and mobile phone operator OAO MegaFon, among others. Last week, Usmanov did something unusual with part of his vast fortune: he purchased a Nobel Prize Medal for millions, and plans on returning it to the owner for free. According to BBC… “Russia’s richest man has revealed that he bought US scientist

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