The blackest black!

MIT engineers have developed a material they claim is 10 times blacker than any other to date. In a blog post, MIT describes the material as being made from vertically aligned carbon nanotubes, which are microscopic carbon filaments. The engineers grew the carbon nanotubes on chlorine-etched aluminum foil, which then captured more than 99.995 percent
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New Zealand: A New Zealand man who was told he could bring someone along for support to a meeting where he expected to be fired spent more than $100 hiring a professional clown. Joshua Jack said he received an email from bosses at Auckland ad agency FCB telling him a meeting was being held to
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In the recent past, it’s become easier to detect heart conditions with technology. The Apple Watch has become pretty good at detecting arrhythmia for instance. But some researchers have been developing AI to detect heart problems, and one team may have the best version yet. According to a recent study published in the Biomedical Signal
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The 1,600 year old skeletons found holding hands inside their grave, fondly called as ‘lovers of Modena’ are discovered to be both men new research reveals. There are few known examples in the ancient world of skeletons buried holding hands and most of those found have been male-female and not the same sex. Unearthed in
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Florida: A piece of “lost property” turned in to Florida sheriff’s deputy after being found on a beach wound up being a message in a bottle that contained the ashes of a beloved family member. The Walton County Sheriff’s Office said Sgt. Paula Pendleton was on patrol when she was given a piece of “lost
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Earth’s worth has been roughly calculated to lie somewhere between 3 to 4.4 quadrillion Pounds. Greg Loughman, an astrophysicist at the University of California Santa Cruz has created an equation for calculating the total worth of the planet. The equation includes planet’s size, age, temperature, mass, habitability, their ease of being studied and other crucial
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New Jersey: A unusual young timber rattlesnake with two heads have been found by snake experts in New Jersey. Herpetological Associates of Burlington County CEO Bob Zappalorti says the snake has two brains and each head acts independently of the other. Two employees at the organization spotted the reptile in a nest where a timber
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US: A resident of St Louis in the US has become an internet sensation after a video emerged of him calmly dealing with an armed robber at a bar, even refusing to hand over his phone. While other customers at the bar raised their hands and hit the ground, this man calmly kept sipping beer
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England A car had to be partially dismantled to rescue a tiny kitten which was firmly wedged in the engine compartment. Six-week-old stray Sparky’s plaintive cries were heard coming from Zoe Slocombe’s parked car in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, last Monday night. Her father took the front of the car apart to get to the kitten. Ms
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Did you know that the microwave oven was discovered by accident? In 1945, Percy Spencer, an employee of Raytheon Manufacturing Company, realized that his peanut cluster candy bar had begun to melt while he was working with a magnetron. Curious, he decided to test other foods, notably popcorn and an egg. In his experiments, he
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