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Thomas Edison Tried to Invent a Phone to Talk With Ghosts

Edison, well known for (kind of inventing, but also kind of stealing) the phonograph and the incandescent light bulb, had some less commercially known products that never quite hit the shelves of the modern era, in this case, a phone that can allow communication with the dead. His research in this spooky realm wasn’t publicized until 1949 (long after his… Read more →


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Homer Simpson is a Genius?? Discovers Mass of Higgs Boson.

I’ve always thought Homer was less dumb and more of an idiot-savant like character. Turns out, my hunch was not far off from the truth. In the 1998 episode, “The Wizard of Evergreen Terrace”, Homer wrote an equation to calculate the mass of the Higgs Boson. Either a point of it being a complete coincidence, or one of the writer’s being the smartest man… Read more →


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Leading Surgeon Believes it Will Soon be Possible to Perform a Real-life Head Transplant on a Human

We almost have Futurama technology now, for we are apparently only two years away from mastering the human head transplant. Italian surgeon Sergio Canavero has been enthusiastically promoting the idea that transplanting the head of one person to another is viable, and entirely possible. Besides the grand benefit of getting to have multiple heads throughout your lifetime, (imagine head stores!)… Read more →


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Hubble Captures a Smiley Face in Space

The Hubble has been exploring new galaxies and capturing the wonders of the unknown, but recently, it seemed to catch a smile, made out of distant galaxies. Each feature that make up the parts of the face, are individual galaxies, pulling themselves together into a ring like formation. “In this special case of gravitational lensing, a ring – known as… Read more →


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Real Life Robocop in the Works

With Detroit looking almost exactly like the original Robocop predicted, and the lack of an available police force on top of it, it seems more fitting now than ever for Robocop to be real. At least that’s what the researchers at Florida International University seem to think, as they are in the works of developing a, “real life Robocop.” The… Read more →


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A British Student Has Their Heart Set on Giving Birth on Mars.

A 24 year old student is on the shortlist to go to Mars as part of the widely controversial “Mars One” project. Maggie Lieu, an astrophysics student, is one of around six hundred people shortlisted with the possibility of becoming part of the first group of people to take permanent residence on Mars. Everyone has their reasons, but Lieu has… Read more →