We Finally Have A Real Pic Of India From Space On Diwali

A picture of India on Diwali, taken from space by 'NASA', has by now become a standing joke. The Photoshopped picture was circulated year after year - but people are wise to it now. So what does India actually look like from space on Diwali - the festival of lights? Thanks to astronaut Paolo Nespoli,...

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Newly Discovered Moon Tunnel Could Be The Perfect Place For A Colony, Scientists Say

At the close of the Apollo age, just months before the final moon walk in 1971, a NASA researcher argued that vast tunnels lie beneath the lunar surface.There was good reason to think so. Lava from ancient volcanoes might have bored miles-long voids beneath the moon, just like volcanoes carved out the Kaumana...

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Archaeology fossil teeth discovery in Germany could re-write human history

A 9.7-million-year-old discovery has left a team of German scientists scratching their heads. The teeth seem to belong to a species only known to have appeared in Africa several million years later.A team of German archaeologists discovered a puzzling set of teeth in the former riverbed of the Rhine,...

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This ‘Lonely’ Photo Of UK PM Theresa May Is Going Viral

Social media on Friday mocked embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May over a photograph of her sitting alone in a room awaiting EU Brexit talks, calling it a "metaphor" for her isolated position.In the viral snap, May is seen alone at a large table decorated with four potted plants, apparently lost...

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Singapore’s Diwali-Themed Trains Are Nothing Short Of Spectacular

Diwali this year will be extra special in Singapore, as Deepavali-themed trains return for a second year running. Land Transport Authority, part of Singapore's Ministry of Transport, posted stunning pictures of the festive trains featuring gorgeous images of diyas, elephants, lotus flowers and colourful...

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Mythical creature skeleton found

Villagers in northern China believe they have discovered the 60ft skeleton of a dead dragon.Traditional Chinese dragons have no wings, and are depicted 'swimming' through the air, rather than flapping their wings, as shown in Western mythology.This depiction has convinced the residents of Zhangjiakou...

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130-Million-Year-Old Cosmic Crash Triggers Gold Rush

A cosmic crash that took place 130 million years ago has given clues of how heavy metals like gold were created. The signals of the crash, which took 130 million years ago, reached Earth in August. It was immediately picked up by astronomers across the world and the findings were announced today.In India,...

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In Bengaluru, Artist Transforms Pothole Into Colourful Protest Site

Days after Karnataka Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah asked for over 15,000 potholes on Bengaluru's scarred roads to be fixed within 15 days, a unique and colourful protest. One involving mermaids, the mythical creatures thought to be half-woman, half-fish.Popular artist Baadal Nanjundaswamy transformed...

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Sun-Like Twin Stars That Devoured Their Own Planets Discovered

Scientists have discovered Sun-like twin stars, one of which may have ingested a dozen or more of its own rocky planets, located 350 light years from Earth.The planet-devouring star was named star after Titan Kronos - a mythological character that devoured his children, including Poseidon (better known...

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Baby Rhino Gallops Into Public View At Singapore Zoo

A baby white rhino has made his first foray into the spotlight, galloping into a public enclosure at Singapore Zoo after being given a name -- Oban, which means "King" in the African Yoruba language.The calf had spent the first few weeks of his life bonding with his mother in private, but when he reached...

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