Yearly Archives: 2015

BBC Thinks We Evolved from Chimps

I studied anthropology at university. I have an MA in the field. I can assure you that I am not a ‘Creationist‘ and that chimps are NOT our ancestors. In a story published by the BBC on April 27, 2015,

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Just in time for Marvel’s Ant Man Movie

The BBC reports that tiny robots called “micro tugs” can pull 2000 times their own weight; the equivalent of a person lifting a blue whale! Thanks to feet designs based on the gecko, micro tugs are also capable of effortlessly climbing walls

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Best Phone Camera in the Galaxy?

If you are choosing your next phone based on the quality of the camera you might want to choose the Galaxy S6 by Samsung over the Apple 6. According to a recent article on CNET the Galaxy S6 has a

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  • 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross: The Future of a Certain Past - Sudbury.com December 16, 2017
    Sudbury.com2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross: The Future of a Certain PastSudbury.comAt death's door only a few years ago (although cynics would say it's been more like decades), the Mitsubishi brand seems to be trying to rise from the ashes. 0. Dec 11, 2017 10:18 AM by: LC Media. Updated 4 m. Credit Alain Morin. Credit Mitsubishi […]
  • No, scientists didn't discover a 512-year-old shark that's older than Shakespeare — well, probably - National Post December 16, 2017
    National PostNo, scientists didn't discover a 512-year-old shark that's older than Shakespeare — well, probablyNational PostMother Nature is capable of some incredible things, but we have to credit humanity with the dubious feat of aging a shark 240 years in just 16 months. “272-Year-Old Shark Is Longest-Lived Vertebrate on Earth” was National Geographic's headline in […]
  • Nokia 9 news: Bigger screen, no headphone jack and new dual-camera setup - Gadgets Post December 16, 2017
    Gadgets PostNokia 9 news: Bigger screen, no headphone jack and new dual-camera setupGadgets PostNokia has had a stellar comeback year in 2017 and while its phones have certainly not been yearning for the spotlight like so many other handsets so far, they have been quietly great performers and reliable pieces of hardware from any and […]
  • Space Station Double Play Sunday! Watch a New Crew Launch as SpaceX Dragon Arrives - Space.com December 16, 2017
    Space.comSpace Station Double Play Sunday! Watch a New Crew Launch as SpaceX Dragon ArrivesSpace.comThe Canadarm2 robotic arm prepares to release SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft from the International Space Station in May 2015. This same Dragon is scheduled to arrive at the orbiting lab on Dec. 17, 2017. Credit: NASA. There's a lot of spaceflight ...SpaceX […]
  • False paradise? EU is no haven of Net neutrality, say critics - Times of Oman December 16, 2017
    Times of OmanFalse paradise? EU is no haven of Net neutrality, say criticsTimes of OmanFibre optic cables carrying internet providers are seen running into a server room at Intergate.Manhattan, a data center owned and developed by Sabey Data Center Properties, during a tour of the facility in lower Manhattan, in New York, March 20, 2013 […]
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