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Octopuses Got High on MDMA. For Science

Octopuses Got High on MDMA. For Science

To find out, Dolen and her colleague Eric Edsinger from the Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory, placed a pair of octopuses into a tank with three chambers. One octopus was doing back flips, acc...

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New multifunctional robotic 'skins' can assist in Mars exploration

New multifunctional robotic 'skins' can assist in Mars exploration

Inanimate objects coming to life - the stuff of nightmares? The team published their work on this robotic skin in Science Robotics . Kramer-Bottiglio came up with the idea for the devices when NAS...

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Get To Know Yusaku Maezawa, Artist and Now Spaceman

Get To Know Yusaku Maezawa, Artist and Now Spaceman

When they are ready to fly - a ticket on one of their rockets would set you back some 200 to 250-thousand dollars. He will be boarding SpaceX's Big Falcon Rocket or BFR which is still now under ...

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Spiders build 1000-foot web shrouding entire lagoon in silk

Spiders build 1000-foot web shrouding entire lagoon in silk

Newsweek reports that "warm temperatures and an abundance of food" has prompted an "explosion in the spider population" in the western town of Aitoliko, where their webs now cover an area stretchin...

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Air Force Asks for New Planes and People for its 71st Birthday

Air Force Asks for New Planes and People for its 71st Birthday

Wilson said: "We also know that there will be a debate about what we can afford - and that's fair". In a move to protect its turf, the Air Force memo recommends using its existing Space Rapid Capa...

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Spiders Take Over Greek Beach, With Vast Web Spanning 1,000 Feet

Spiders Take Over Greek Beach, With Vast Web Spanning 1,000 Feet

The spiders in Aitoliko seem spurred into overdrive by an explosion in populations of insects they eat, thousands of little spiders in the western town have spun a sticky white line extending for ...

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Million Chickens, 5,500 Hogs Killed in Florence's Flooding

Million Chickens, 5,500 Hogs Killed in Florence's Flooding

Baker was unsure, however, whether this particular boat was part of state reconnaissance efforts, or simply someone taking a freaky boating trip down a US highway. This year, the water broke the windo...

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Very big 1,000ft spider web mysteriously appears overnight in Greece

A lagoon in western Greece is starting to look more like an abandoned home's basement than a picturesque shoreline. Beneath the vastly spun webs in Aitoliko, thousands of spiders can be seen crawl...

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Yusaku Maezawa will be SpaceX's first tourist to the Moon in 2023

Yusaku Maezawa will be SpaceX's first tourist to the Moon in 2023

Maezawa purchased all the seats on the spaceship and plans to select six to eight artists from a variety of disciplines to take the lunar journey with him in 2023 . The billionaire is the first paying...

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Nissan unveils mobile space observatory in a pick-up truck!

Nissan unveils mobile space observatory in a pick-up truck!

But the new Dark Sky is really unique. If you've ever wanted to go on a trail and then gaze into the starry night sky, well Nissan's latest concept pickup is ideal for you. The truck bed include...

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Nuclear Pasta: Strongest Material in Universe Discovered in Neutron Star Crust

According to a 2007 NASA blog post , a sugar cube's worth of matter would weigh more than 1 billion tons inside a neutron star - roughly the weight of Mount Everest. This weird kind of noodle is knea...

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Newly Discovered Super-Earth Shows Eery Resemblance to Spock's Planet 'Vulcan'

Newly Discovered Super-Earth Shows Eery Resemblance to Spock's Planet 'Vulcan'

It's also located inside the star's habitable zone. The planet is the first "super-Earth" detected by the Dharma Survey. Then, in 1991, Star Trek's creator Gene Roddenberry and three astronomers at ...

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Trump pledges '100%' support during post-Florence visit to North Carolina

Trump pledges '100%' support during post-Florence visit to North Carolina

Kenny Babb retrieves a paddle that floated away on his flooded property as the Little River continues to rise in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Linden, N.C. About a dozen rivers in North and...

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The first space tourist SpaceX will be a Japanese billionaire

The first space tourist SpaceX will be a Japanese billionaire

SpaceX revealed Monday that Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa will be its first space tourist. Maezawa, age 42, plans to invite six to eight artists to join him on his historic mission, which he...

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Blanket of spider webs creates stunning scene in Greek town

Though those with phobias may find the sudden presence frightening, experts say these spiders aren't risky to humans and were likely just taking advantage of favorable mating conditions. Fortunately, ...

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Trump handing out warm meals to Florence victims

Trump handing out warm meals to Florence victims

We will never forget your loss". Cooper said North Carolina had confirmed a 26th death from the storm , pushing the toll to 33 lives lost so far in the Carolinas and Virginia, including at least th...

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Trump Travels to North, South Carolina to See Florence-Damaged Areas

Trump Travels to North, South Carolina to See Florence-Damaged Areas

Trump, who has been criticized for his handling of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico past year, also thanked first responders for their work since Florence made landfall on Friday. Trump said the fed...

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After The Rains, Casualties Mount Amid Florence's Still-Rising Floodwaters

With Wilmington still mostly an island surrounded by Hurricane Florence's floodwaters and people waiting for hours for handouts of necessities like food, North Carolina's governor is pleading with t...

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A new space telescope sent its first picture

A new space telescope sent its first picture

Created through combining the view from all four of its cameras, here is TESS' "crack of dawn", from the 1st staring at sector that can be used for making a choice on planets around other stars. The m...

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Trump mocked for puzzling statistic on flooding in Carolinas

Trump mocked for puzzling statistic on flooding in Carolinas

Jordan is contributing $1 million each to the American Red Cross and the Foundation For The Carolinas' Hurricane Florence Response Fund. Sanderson Farms, one of the largest poultry producers in No...

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Motorists urged to avoid travel through North Carolina

Motorists urged to avoid travel through North Carolina

The old narrative used to be 61cm, attach by Typhoon Floyd, which killed 56 of us in 1999, stated Bryce Link, a meteorologist with non-public forecasting service DTN Marine Weather.In North Carolina, ...

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SpaceX says it will fly private passenger 'around the Moon'

SpaceX says it will fly private passenger 'around the Moon'

In an interview with the Observer , Maezawa said that while he'd always had a deep interest in art and fashion, he didn't start collecting until about 10 years ago. Musk in regard to the private citi...

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Michael Jordan donates $2 million to Florence relief and recovery

Michael Jordan donates $2 million to Florence relief and recovery

Florence, which made landfall as a hurricane Friday, dropped about 8.04 trillion gallons of rain on North Carolina, the National Weather Service said Tuesday, citing "the unofficial, radar-estimated...

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Tesla under investigation by United States justice department after Elon Musk tweets

Tesla under investigation by United States justice department after Elon Musk tweets

The tweet sent stocks soaring almost 11 percent that day, as Musk elaborated , "I'm trying to accomplish an outcome where Tesla can operate at its best, free from as much distraction and short-...

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Hurricane Florence Deaths: 32 People Dead, Significant Damage Done Due to Floods

Hurricane Florence Deaths: 32 People Dead, Significant Damage Done Due to Floods

Others got a case of bottled water or military ready-to-eat meals. An olive-green military forklift moved around huge pallets loaded with supplies. "The river will continue to rise in the coming days"...

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I-95 remains closed by Florence’s flooding

I-95 remains closed by Florence’s flooding

Add in secondary roads, and almost 1,200 are closed, Trogdon said. "I urge you, if you don't have to drive, stay off the road, particualrly south of US 64", Cooper said. It going to take a lot of pe...

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Local Red Cross sending help for Florence

Local Red Cross sending help for Florence

Flooding is so bad that North Carolina's Department of Transportation has issued an advisory recommending people do not travel in parts of the state. The relief assistance from the TD Charitable ...

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Tropical Depression Florence Kills 17 & Smashes Rainfall Records in Carolinas

Tropical Depression Florence Kills 17 & Smashes Rainfall Records in Carolinas

More than 1,200 roads in North Carolina were closed on Monday due to flooding from Hurricane Florence, now downgraded to a tropical depression , which brought record rain and storm surges to the st...

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Mother, infant, among several killed by Hurricane Florence

Mother, infant, among several killed by Hurricane Florence

Rescue efforts have been widespread across the city and teams are still searching for residents. A flash flood emergency is in place and numerous water rescues are underway in Goldsboro and Princ...

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Carolinas brace for days of floods after Florence's deluge

Carolinas brace for days of floods after Florence's deluge

Authorities are telling people in the area to still be alert for the possibility of river flooding. Some of those resources were being held back Monday as officials braced for heavy rains in far So...

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