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Scientists Discover Gigantic Extinct 'Monster Worm' With Snapping Jaws

A gigantic worm with terrifying snapping jaws has been discovered by scientists in Canada. Fortunately, the 400m-year-old creature is long extinct. An international research team identified the remains of the ‘monster worm’ in fossils stored at the Royal Ontario Museum since the mid-1990s. The bristle worm is believed to have been more than a metre long and it’s jaw alone ...

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A New Drug Injection Could Reverse Hearing Loss

Each human is born with around 15,000 hair cells inside each ear. Once they’re damaged they’re gone, as unlike other animals humans can’t repair them. Damage to these hair cells is one of the leading causes of hearing loss, something that affects some 45 million Americans. Finding a way of either repairing or regrowing those hair cells would be a ...

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Woman Finds Lost iPhone, Takes Her Minutes To Discover Everything About Its Owner

Most of us like to believe that we prioritise our digital privacy, using (what feels like) thousands of different passwords and fingerprint recognition to lock it away behind a screen. But our valuable personal information might not be as safe as we would hope.  Wachiwit via Getty Images This is after one woman shared a worrying warning on Twitter, after ...

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India Is Building An Underwater Bullet Train To Slash Journey Times

India has reportedly started drilling for its undersea bullet train, paving the way for construction to begin as soon as next year. The Ecomonic Times reported that the drilling would identify soil conditions for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad rail corridor, a tunnel spanning more than 4 miles. “Soil and rocks below the 70-meter-deep see are being tested as part of the geo-technical and ...

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NASA May Have Found Evidence Of Mysterious Dark Matter In The Andromeda Galaxy

The matter we can see around us makes up just 5% of space. The rest is made up of dark matter, an invisible substance, and dark energy, a force that pushes the universe apart and acts as a channel for dark matter and matter to interact. Or so goes the theory. In reality, it’s difficult to prove the existence of ...

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Top Ten Investment Tech Trends Revealed at 2017 OurCrowd Global Investment Summit

Photo credit: author’s own OurCrowd, the leading global equity crowdfunding platform, made history today and hosted the biggest investment event in Israel, the Startup Nation. With 6,000 guests from 82 countries attending, including startups, venture capitalists and strategic investors, the event was packed with entertainment, excitement and information to capture a real vision for the future in Israel. Also in ...

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Humanity In The Age Of AI

“We are either kings or pawns of men,” said Napoleon Bonaparte. In his famous quote, he describes possibly the biggest challenge facing humanity as we move into a world driven by ever smarter, more manipulative technology. Are we truly in control of our destiny or is something else secretly pulling our strings? As technology advances, we are quickly becoming slaves ...

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Easy Ways To Save Energy You Hadn’t Even Considered

When someone mentions the word ‘saving’ you immediately think of going without to your own detriment. In fact, some simple energy saving tips will benefit you, and our planet, in the long run. The UK is doing pretty well in energy conservation. According to the Department for Communities and Local Government, currently 11 percent of UK households are rated highly ...

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NASA Wants Pluto To Be A Planet Once Again

Pluto could be set to regain its planetary status after 11 years in exile, if NASA scientists have their way. A new definition of planets would add over 100 to our solar system, with even Earth’s moon due a promotion. The International Astronomical Union (IAU) currently requires an object to be orbiting the Sun to be classified as a planet.  ...

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These Stunning Photos Of London's Parallel Worlds Were Taken Using A Smartphone

[unable to retrieve full-text content] An Instagrammer who uses his smartphone to photograph “hidden parallel worlds” reflected in water has turned his sights to the puddles of London. Over the last week, Guido Gutiérrez Ruiz, a Canadian Spanish photographer, has captured stunning perspectives of some of the capital’s most famous tourist spots. “All my photos are 100% smartphone pictures without tricks ...

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