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Halo orbit chosen for Gateway space station

Halo orbit chosen for Gateway space station

.NASA and the European Space Agency have decided on a halo orbit for humanity's first lunar outpost.According to an ESA press release, the Gateway space station will follow a near-rectilinear halo orbit, or NRHO.
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South Korea fires over 300 warning shots at Russian plane

South Korea fires over 300 warning shots at Russian plane

Warplanes from four different countries were involved in an unprecedented confrontation over the East Sea.
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Huawei's Czech unit shared client's personal data with Chinese embassy

Huawei's Czech unit shared client's personal data with Chinese embassy

A new investigative report has revealed that former Huawei employees in the Czech Republic routinely collected and shared sensitive client data with Chinese government officials.
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Norway to build semi-submersible fish farms by 2020

Norway to build semi-submersible fish farms by 2020

Norway Royal Salmon is all set to build a remote-controlled fish pen in Arctic waters.The company has unveiled plans to build a semi-submersible fishing farm off the coast of Norway by 2020.
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These Cool T-Shirts Have Built-In Air Conditioners

These Cool T-Shirts Have Built-In Air Conditioners

Are these kind of T-shirts the future of clothing?
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Killer robots

Killer robots

Amazon, Microsoft and Intel are among leading tech companies putting the world at risk through killer robot development, according to a report that surveyed major players from the sector about their stance on lethal autonomous weapons. Videographi...
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International Space Station

International Space Station

Russia on Thursday launched an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on the International Space Station. Videographic illustrating the International Space Station.
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Methods of execution around the world

Methods of execution around the world

A Texas man convicted of raping and strangling a 19-year-old college student was executed by lethal injection Wednesday, the fourth in the state so far this year. Videographic illustrating existing forms of execution around the world.
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Activists protests against telescope construction in Mauna Kea

Activists protests against telescope construction in Mauna Kea

Hundreds have gathered to protest the Thirty Meter Telescope project, which is planned to be built on the summit of Mauna Kea on Hawaii's Big Island. The ongoing protests began on July 15.
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Hong Kong extradition protests turn violent

Hong Kong extradition protests turn violent

Demonstrators and police clashed Sunday as tens of thousands took to the streets of Hong Kong to protest for the seventh consecutive weekend.According to CNN, the Sunday march in Hong Kong began peacefully.
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Carbon-neutral science museum to open in Sweden

Carbon-neutral science museum to open in Sweden

An architectural firm is building a new museum powered by renewable energy in Sweden.
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Eating Too Much Spicy Food May Cause Dementia

Eating Too Much Spicy Food May Cause Dementia

Check this out if you love spicy food!
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Endangered species

Endangered species

Videographic on endangered species. More than 2,300 endangered tigers have been killed and illegally trafficked since the turn of the century, according to a report published Tuesday, urging more action to protect the giant cats. The report was re...
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Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence

Videographic on artificial intelligence. The World Robot Conference begins in Beijing on Wednesday.
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Deforestation: a catastrophe in the waiting

Deforestation: a catastrophe in the waiting

Videographic on deforestation. The number of forest fires in Brazil surged in the first eight months of 2019, official data show, as President Jair Bolsonaro faces growing criticism over rampant destruction of the Amazon.
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Adapting city life to climate change

Adapting city life to climate change

Videographic showing how cities can respond to heat waves. Northern hemisphere summers will deliver dangerously longer heatwaves, droughts and bouts of rain even if humanity manages to cap global warming at two degrees Celsius, according to a new ...
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Mascara hacks you need to know

Mascara hacks you need to know

Say goodbye to clumps and lumps and become a mascara pro in a flash with these fab mascara hacks
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Chandrayaan 2: India aims for the moon

Chandrayaan 2: India aims for the moon

India's Chandrayaan 2 spacecraft entered lunar orbit on Tuesday, executing one of the trickiest manoeuvres on its historic mission to the Moon. Videographic on the Chandrayaan-2 mission.
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The Top Ten Millennial Food Trends

The Top Ten Millennial Food Trends

There are some food trends that all of your pals have fallen in love with.
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Fighting forest fires

Fighting forest fires

Videographic on wildfires. A wildfire raged out of control on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria Monday, forcing more evacuations as flames in some parts rose so high even water-dropping planes were unable to operate, authorities said.
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What is a typhoon?

What is a typhoon?

No access Taiwan / mainland China. Courtesy of CCTV/EBC Typhoons are large storms that occur in ocean waters that are warm and tropical. In areas bordering the western northern Pacific Ocean the term typhoon is used instead of hurricane.
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The carbon cycle

The carbon cycle

Videographic on the carbon cycle. Australia is the world's third-largest emissions exporter, with more than a billion tonnes of carbon dioxide shipped abroad each year in the form of coal and liquefied natural gas, a think tank study showed Monday.
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First Native Person to Meet British Who Came Ashore on the Mayflower Spoke English and Asked for a B

First Native Person to Meet British Who Came Ashore on the Mayflower Spoke English and Asked for a B

The pioneers that we now know as the Pilgrims were anxious, given many tales of vicious tribes, about how they might be welcomed on the shore of the Americas. And yet the first words they heard from a Native's mouth were: 'May I have a beer, pleas...
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Researchers embark on a mission across the Northwest Passage

Researchers embark on a mission across the Northwest Passage

A group of American and Canadian scientists and students will be embarking on the Northwest Passage Project an 18-day expedition through the Northwest Passage aboard the Swedish Icebreaker Oden.
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El Chapo may serve life sentence at 'Supermax' prison in Colorado

El Chapo may serve life sentence at 'Supermax' prison in Colorado

Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman has been sentenced to life in prison, plus 30 years, by a federal judge in Brooklyn.
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Researchers uncover bacteria's drug defense system

Researchers uncover bacteria's drug defense system

Researchers have discovered how a group of drug-resistant bacteria defend against medicine.Gram-negative bacteria have an additional outer membrane that makes them strong against antibiotics and responsible for serious drug-resistant infections.
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Elon Musk unveils implant device that links brain to computers

Elon Musk unveils implant device that links brain to computers

Elon Musk has unveiled a wireless implantable device that he claims can merge the human brain with artificial intelligence.
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Russian-owned smartphone app faces privacy concerns

Russian-owned smartphone app faces privacy concerns

Photo-editing app Faceapp is facing security concerns over allegedly storing user data onto Russian servers. Faceapp uses artificial intelligence to alter human faces into aged versions of themselves.
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Mystery Salvagers Are Making World War II Warships Disappear

Mystery Salvagers Are Making World War II Warships Disappear

Sunken World War Two-era warships, weighing tons and acting as graveyards for the perished men who crewed them, are completely disappearing from their final watery resting spots.
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The Japanese Pufferfish Lets Its Art Do The Talking During Mating Season

The Japanese Pufferfish Lets Its Art Do The Talking During Mating Season

First impressions can be lasting ones, so when it comes to catching the eye of a prospective partner this pufferfish pulls out all the stops to create a mating masterpiece.
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Social media linked to depression in teenagers

Social media linked to depression in teenagers

A new study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics on Monday connected social media to depression in teens and not video gaming.
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What is Area 51?

What is Area 51?

Area 51 is a remote U.S. Air Force military installation at Groom Lake in southern Nevada, about 80 miles from Las Vegas. The BBC reports that the facility is so named for its designation on 50's era maps of the Atomic Energy Commission.
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Sadako Sasaki: Tragedy, Hope and 1,000 Paper Cranes

Sadako Sasaki: Tragedy, Hope and 1,000 Paper Cranes

When a young Japanese girl became a victim of war she didn't respond with anger, but with a peaceful gesture that still inspires hope around the globe.
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Single use plastics

Single use plastics

Videographic on single-use plastic pollution. To accompany a text story moving on Friday on how sliver of Arctic Ocean ice extracted by scientists from deep inside an ice block was revealed to be riddled with microplastics.
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Plastics: beauty and the beast

Plastics: beauty and the beast

Videographic illustrating plastics production and pollution. To accompany a text story moving on Friday on how sliver of Arctic Ocean ice extracted by scientists from deep inside an ice block was revealed to be riddled with microplastics.
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Ocean garbage

Ocean garbage

Videographic illustrating the garbage in the oceans. To accompany a text story moving on Friday on how sliver of Arctic Ocean ice extracted by scientists from deep inside an ice block was revealed to be riddled with microplastics.
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Melting ice caps

Melting ice caps

Videographic illustrating melting ice caps. July 2019 temperatures were the hottest ever recorded globally, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said Thursday, while satellite data showed polar ice shrank to its lowest lev...
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Iran's nuclear deal

Iran's nuclear deal

Videographic on the nuclear agreement with Iran. A tanker carrying Iranian oil, released by Gibraltar authorities after being held since July 4, is preparing to set sail into the Mediterranean, a senior Iranian shipping official said Friday.
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Global warming

Global warming

Videographic about global warming. July 2019 temperatures were the hottest ever recorded globally, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said Thursday, while satellite data showed polar ice shrank to its lowest levels.
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7 Things you should never wear to a wedding

7 Things you should never wear to a wedding

These days weddings have fewer and fewer rules because couples are more progressive than they used to be. However, there are a few things to remember while getting dressed to make sure you're respectful of the ceremony and the people getting married.
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Does Getting Your Heart Broken Cause Cancer?

Does Getting Your Heart Broken Cause Cancer?

What impact has a broken heart on our body?
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The Friendly Native Responsible for the First Thanksgiving

The Friendly Native Responsible for the First Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving traditions have changed over time, but it will always be a social event we owe to the efforts of one neighborly Native.
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This Beautiful, Old-School Theater Has Been Abandoned for 40 Years

This Beautiful, Old-School Theater Has Been Abandoned for 40 Years

Loew's Poli Theatre has been diligently waiting for its classic splendor to be on public display again. For now, we offer a dusty look at its past.
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Researchers restore partial vision to the blind via brain implant

Researchers restore partial vision to the blind via brain implant

Doctors have restored partial sight to six blind people by using an implant that sends video images directly to the brain.
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'Traffic light' food labels lead to healthier food choices, study finds

'Traffic light' food labels lead to healthier food choices, study finds

A new study by Massachusetts General Hospital has found that using "traffic light" colors in labeling food items results in healthier food choices.The study took place over a two-year period.
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Bridge collapses in Italy

Bridge collapses in Italy

Videographic locating the Morandi bridge in Genoa, Italy, part of which collapsed in August 2018, killing 43 people. A section of the Morandi highway fell during heavy rain, hurling dozens of cars and several trucks onto railway tracks below.
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