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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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Animal, Vegetable or Mineral?

A newly discovered species may ironically turn out to be a living fossil. Discovered in 1986 off the coast of Tasmania, the mushroom shaped Dendrogramma has recently undergone scrutiny to determine it’s taxonomical classification. So far it has been narrowed

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  • Apple pushes HomePod release to early 2018 - TechCrunch November 17, 2017
    TechCrunchApple pushes HomePod release to early 2018TechCrunchSo much for the holiday rush. Apple announced this morning that its premium HomePod smart speaker won't be making the company's initial December ship date. According to a brief statement issued by the company, the production process needs “a little ...Apple delays HomePod smartspeaker launch until 2018Telegraph.co.ukApple HomePod release date: […]
  • Pokemon Ultra Sun And Moon: All Of The New Pokemon, Ultra Beasts, Z-Moves, Features, And More - GameSpot November 17, 2017
    GameSpotPokemon Ultra Sun And Moon: All Of The New Pokemon, Ultra Beasts, Z-Moves, Features, And MoreGameSpotPokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon launch for 3DS on November 17, and while the two games are largely based on the previous Sun and Moon versions, they set themselves apart from last year's titles with a host of new […]
  • New NASA tool can tell you which glacier may flood your city as the planet warms - NBC Montana November 17, 2017
    NBC MontanaNew NASA tool can tell you which glacier may flood your city as the planet warmsNBC MontanaProjected contribution of Greenland ice sheet melt to sea level rise in New York City (left column) and London (middle column), compared to contributions to global averaged sea level rise (right column). New NASA tool can tell you […]
  • Tesla Unveils Its Electric 'Semi' Truck, And Adds A Roadster - NPR November 17, 2017
    NPRTesla Unveils Its Electric 'Semi' Truck, And Adds A RoadsterNPRElon Musk had a surprise for Tesla fans Thursday: a new Roadster super car with a top speed above 250 mph. Tesla hide caption. toggle caption. Tesla. Elon Musk had a surprise for Tesla fans Thursday: a new Roadster super car with a top speed above […]
  • The Nintendo Switch, SNES Classic Just Beat the Snot Out of Sony, Microsoft - ExtremeTech November 17, 2017
    ExtremeTechThe Nintendo Switch, SNES Classic Just Beat the Snot Out of Sony, MicrosoftExtremeTechIf a report from the NPD Group is accurate, Nintendo is eating Sony and Microsoft's lunch in the United States. The Switch was the #1 selling console in October, while the Nintendo SNES Classic is #2. Add in 3DS sales, and the Nintendo […]
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