Monthly Archives: April 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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