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World's biggest ship so big it can lift an OIL RIG takes to the seas: Pieter Schelte to begin moving structures next year The biggest vessel in the world has been built by Daewoo in South Korea. Swiss company Allseas commissioned the building of the huge $1.7bn ship called Pieter Schelte (shown).
Mail Online | 1 hour, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Tunisian sunshine could power up to 2.5 million UK homes by 2018 The TuNur project, backed by British and Tunisian investors, aims to power up to 2.5 million UK homes by 2018 using solar energy captured in Kebili Governorate, south western Tunisia.
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Free-floating images are made by firing lasers and they could be used to alert people to disasters The company behind the technology, Kawasaki City- based Burton, showed off rotating spirals, fluttering butterflies and the outline of an apple hovering a few metres over a van.
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How is Apple Pay different from other phone payment schemes? Apple Pay will allow iPhones to act like credit cards, easing the way to a wallet-less future. What can Apple learn from past payment plans?
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Your Shot Photos: Kitchens Around the World In honor of World Food Day, we gathered together some of the photos you've sent us of the world's kitchens and culinary traditions.
NationalGeographic.com | 1 hour, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Young NYC man charged with beating stepdaughter to death Frances BurnsNEW YORK, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- A young New York man allegedly fatally beat his 3-year-old stepdaughter and knocked her head against the wall when she soiled her underpants.
United Press International | 1 hour, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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A cure for LOVE HANDLES? Scientists 'melt' muffin tops by activating brown fat Scientists at the University of Bonn have discovered a way to melt excess white fat by adding the adenosine receptor A2A to the cells, which make them burn energy from food.
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In defence of offering egg freezing to women workers The critics are wrong – offering egg freezing to female staff is a welcome boost to their family ambitions, says pregnancy expert Chavi Eve Karkowsky
NewScientist.com | 1 hour, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Bluesmart suitcase tells you what to pack, weighs itself and locks when you walk away A New York team has designed a smart suitcase with built-in technology. Called Bluesmart (shown) product syncs with an app to provide a host of functionality.
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Humans should thank ancient fish for joy of sex Scientists studying fossils have discovered that the intimate act of sexual intercourse used by humans was pioneered by ancient armoured fish, called placoderms, about 385 million years ago in Scotland.
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