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Open Lines: Is Social Media A Kind Of Telepathy?

July 11, 2017 Science Leave a comment

Welcome to Open Lines, where I receive stories and questions about paranormal topics from readers just like you. Think of it as a stranger version of Dear Abby. This stuff comes to me either as emails, messages on social media, or even the occasional search query I randomly spot in ...

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NASA Rocket Launch Puts On Colorful Nighttime Light Show

July 1, 2017 Science

A NASA rocket launch put on quite the light show last week. The Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket hit the sky at 4:25 a.m. on June 29 over the Wallops Flight Research Facility in Virginia, reaching an altitude of about 118 miles. As you can see in the above time-lapse video, ...

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Scientists Capture “First Image” of Dark Matter Connecting Galaxies

April 13, 2017 Space

Dark matter makes up about 25% of the universe, and yet we can’t see it. It doesn’t reflect or absorb light, and therefore has avoided visual observation ever since it was first hypothesized way back in the early 1900s. Researchers at the University of Waterloo, however, may have just changed ...

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Robot Suit Dinosaurs Revealed In Tokyo

March 23, 2017 Inventions & Tech

Here’s something that slipped by me a few months ago: A group called On-Art Corp in Tokyo unvieled their 8m tall (26 ft) mechanical suit robot dinosaurs back in November. You can check them out in the above video. They’re apparently TRX03 robots with human operators inside (who, as far ...