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Google executive breaks sound barrier in 135,890-foot sky dive Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking a big leap from the edge of space.
Fox News | 5 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Scientists determine a comet's smell: awful Comets stink, and not just because they have the potential to cause cataclysmic devastation if they ever came hurtling through our atmosphere and made impact with Earth.
Fox News | 7 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Legalise online protests to safeguard democracy Internet law needs reform, because criminalising online activism undermines democracy and freedom of speech, says media researcher Molly Sauter | 8 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Google executive Alan Eustace jumps 130,000ft from edge of space - video Google's vice president Alan Eustace sky dives from the edge of space, breaking the world altitude record previously set by Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner. Wearing a specially designed spacesuit, Eustace jumps from 130,000ft over the southern New Me
The Guardian | 10 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Google exec makes record skydive from edge of space A Google executive set a new record Friday by jumping successfully from near the top of the stratosphere -- some 135,000 feet, or 41,000 meters high, his project website said. | 10 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
A hummingbird and his man An elderly man takes pleasure in the small things, by sharing his kitchen with a hungry hummingbird in Brasil. Continue reading...
The Guardian | 11 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Historian: Shroud of Turin is actually a medieval Easter prop You can add one more name to the list of those claiming the Shroud of Turin dates only to medieval times.
Fox News | 12 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Peter Kuran:Visual Effects Artist and Atomic Bomb Archivist Lasrick links to this interview with Peter Kuran, an animator of the original Star Wars and legendary visual effects artist, writing If you saw the recent remake of Godzilla, you saw stock footage from Atom Central, known on YouTube as 'the atomic bomb ch
Slashdot | 14 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Edmonton pilots help Google executive secretly break Baumgartner's parachute record Two Edmonton pilots helped to break the world skydiving record Friday. | 15 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Fungi in profusion Great Stubby Hat, New Forest It is almost impossible to walk in some places without crushing them underfoot Continue reading...
The Guardian | 16 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend