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Jet Packs For Sale starting 2016

Last Update: March 13, 2015 at 1:51 pm

SOURCE: CNN   Jet Packs Coming to the Open Market 2016 Kids, our George Jetson, 007, Iron Man dreams are edging a bit closer to reality. Jetpack manufacturer Martin Aircraft of Christchurch, New Zealand, went public Tuesday on the Australian Stock Exchange. Stock prices soared, because who doesn’t want a jetpack? After raising $21 million Read More

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Balloons Could Fly Tourists to the ‘Edge of Space”

Last Update: March 13, 2015 at 1:46 pm

SOURCE: CNN Balloons Could Fly Tourists to the ‘Edge of Space” Instead of rocket-powered sub-orbital flights like those of Virgin Galactic, could high-altitude ballooning become the most viable way of letting paying tourists experience space — or at least something thrillingly close to it? Ballooning is already tried and tested technology — “It’s the origin Read More

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Artist Paints at Bottom of Lake

Last Update: March 13, 2015 at 1:47 pm

A Russian artist creates his paintings in the freezing depths of a lake to capture the underwater experience. Yuriy Alekseev, 49, dons diving gear to drag his painting equipment to the bottom of the lake to create his waterscapes. Each painting can take him up to 90 minutes to complete once he has submerged himself Read More

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Spiderman Feeding The Homeless

Last Update: March 12, 2015 at 3:59 pm

SOURCE:  BBC The 20-year-old bar worker, who like the comic book star wishes to keep his identity a secret, buys sandwiches from supermarkets and gives them to homeless people. He ventures out one or two times a week between 21:00 GMT and midnight. The do-gooder even has his own Twitter feed – @brumspiderman – so Read More

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Dr Holly’s Vaccine Research

Last Update: February 11, 2015 at 3:01 pm

Vaccinations – yes or no by Dr Holly, heard weekly on News for the Soul Radio WHOLE HEALTH INITIATIVES Wednesdays at NOON PST ON NFTS   I won’t give you a declarative answer to the question…but I will provide you with some information so that you can make an informed decision…I certainly know what I Read More

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How Often Does Groundhog Get it Right?

Last Update: February 10, 2015 at 12:55 pm

SOURCE: Live Science   How Often Does the Groundhog Get it Right? Forecasts for spring scientifically explored… Every February, a small, furry mammal with buck teeth gets trotted out in front of a crowd in Pennsylvania to take part in a time-honored Groundhog Day tradition: If the beloved groundhog Punxsutawney Phil “sees” his shadow, the Read More

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Satellites Now Searching For Alien Life

Last Update: February 10, 2015 at 12:47 pm

Satellites Now Searching For Alien Life SOURCE: MACH PRINCIPLE A team of U.K. scientists and engineers plans to launch a small satellite that would study the skies of planets outside our solar system, checking for traces of life and other characteristics. It’s the “first mission dedicated to analyzing” these atmospheres, said Giovanna Tinetti of University Read More

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Slovenians Prepare to “Chase Away Winter”

Last Update: February 10, 2015 at 12:40 pm

SOURCE:  Telegraph / Reuters Slovenians Prepare to “Chase Away Winter” Slovenia gets ready to ‘chase away the winter’ in an annual celebration, locally known as Kurentovanje. To celebrate the end of winter, locals wear traditional masks and costumes to scare off winter in the ‘pust’ or carnival which has been going more than 50 years. Read More