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Replicants beware: Ford signs up for a ‘Blade Runner’ sequel

Mar 01, 15 Replicants beware: Ford signs up for a ‘Blade Runner’ sequel

Posted by in Media & Entertainment

He has returned as Indiana Jones, and then as Han Solo in Star Wars. Now Harrison Ford is to reprise another of his early iconic roles - Rick Deckard, the maverick replicant hunter in the cult 1982 science-fiction classic Blade Runner.

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Methane-based life may exist on Saturn’s moon Titan

Mar 01, 15 Methane-based life may exist on Saturn’s moon Titan

Posted by in Space

Researchers modeled a new type of life form that depends on methane for its survival. The theorized anaerobic life form, which is capable of performing reproduction and metabolism in a manner similar to that of life on earth, indicates that life is capable of thriving on Saturn’s moon Titan.

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Machine makes pancakes of your face

Mar 01, 15 Machine makes pancakes of your face

Posted by in Technology, WTF???

Food artists have nothing on a new 3D printer that uses facial recognition technology to create portraits in a delicious medium: pancakes. Created by Bristol-based innovation firm Kinneir Dufort, the printer manages to create the product in under five minutes.

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How to get a six-pack, plus 5 myths about body fat

Mar 01, 15 How to get a six-pack, plus 5 myths about body fat

Posted by in Health

By now you’ve tried every “How To Get A Six-Pack In 30 Days” challenge you’ve come across with the same disheartening result: a no-pack. The science behind building your ideal six-pack comes down to a very simple formula, but one that is often snubbed by overzealous gym rats.

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Lego not just for kids anymore

Mar 01, 15 Lego not just for kids anymore

Posted by in Lifestyle

Crossing back into Canada from the U.S. with a car full of nondescript boxes, Simon Liu was curtly told to proceed to secondary inspection. A moment later, the whole crew broke down laughing. Just as Mr. Liu had told them, the car was packed to the brim with Lego.

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‘Star Trek’ tech: From dream to reality

Mar 01, 15 ‘Star Trek’ tech: From dream to reality

Posted by in Media & Entertainment, Technology

Leonard Nimoy died Friday, but the legacies of his character and the related worlds of wonder live on. While we’re still years away from either instant teleportation or massive starships that can travel at light speed, many of the technologies seen in “Star Trek” have moved from fiction to fact, one way or another.

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The mental effects of money

Mar 01, 15 The mental effects of money

Posted by in Science

What effect does money really have on us? Researchers are gathered for a symposium today in Long Branch, Calif., in an effort to find out. The papers presented collectively aim to answer the old question of whether or not money can buy happiness.

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Doctors capture rare birth of baby still enclosed in amniotic sac

Mar 01, 15 Doctors capture rare birth of baby still enclosed in amniotic sac

Posted by in Health

Delivered at 26 weeks via an emergency Cesarean section in the Maxine Dunitz Children’s Health Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in California, little Silas Johnson was born completely enclosed in his amniotic sac.

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Doting crows adopt Seattle girl and shower her with gifts

Mar 01, 15 Doting crows adopt Seattle girl and shower her with gifts

Posted by in An English Angle, Science

Crows often get a bad press. Down through the ages, they have picked up a scary reputation. But for one eight-year-old girl from Seattle, they have become loyal and attentive friends. The birds have become so taken by young Gabi Mann that they bring her all manner of gifts on a regular basis.

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Astronaut tweets Vulcan salute tribute to Leonard Nimoy

Mar 01, 15 Astronaut tweets Vulcan salute tribute to Leonard Nimoy

Posted by in Media & Entertainment, Space

International Space Station astronaut Terry Virts tweeted a photo of the Vulcan salute Saturday, as the ISS passed over Massachusetts, in memory of Leonard Nimoy. Nimoy, who played Mr. Spock in the "Star Trek" franchise and was a Boston native, died Friday at the age of 83.

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