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  • Surviving a Zombie Apocalypse: Just Do the Math

    Surviving a Zombie Apocalypse: Just Do the Math

    July 30, 2013 | Article

    A mathematical equation reveals there is just one way to stop a zombie apocalypse, and that is with human intervention. Apparently, humans can't coexist with the walking dead, says a mathematician.
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  • Einstein's Cosmic Speed Limit Still Reigns, for Now

    Einstein's Cosmic Speed Limit Still Reigns, for Now

    July 29, 2013 | Article

    The speed of light is considered to be the ultimate cosmic speed limit, thanks to Einstein's special theory of relativity. But physicists aren't content to assume this limit without testing it.
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  • En Garde! Gang of Feral Cats Attack Woman, Dog in France

    En Garde! Gang of Feral Cats Attack Woman, Dog in France

    July 26, 2013 | Article

    Despite a vet's reassurance that "cats are not new zombies of the apocalypse," the unprecedented mauling of a 31-year-old woman and her dog by a gang of feral cats in France has locals concerned.
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  • Bad Sleep? Blame the Moon

    Bad Sleep? Blame the Moon

    July 25, 2013 | Article

    The full moon may not make humans mad, but the glowing orb could cause you to toss and turn at night, according to the first reliable evidence that lunar rhythms can influence sleep in humans.
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  • Bizarre 'Schrodinger's Cat' Comes Alive in New Experiments

    Bizarre 'Schrodinger's Cat' Comes Alive in New Experiments

    July 22, 2013 | Article

    Two experiments inspired by a decades-old thought experiment show quantum effects can be scaled up, enough to see with the naked eye. The studies bolster the idea that Schrodinger's cat can be alive and dead at the same time.
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  • Largest Viruses Ever Revealed

    Largest Viruses Ever Revealed

    July 18, 2013 | Article

    A new claim has been been made on the title of largest virus in the world.
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  • Cellphone Needs Charging? Urine Luck

    Cellphone Needs Charging? Urine Luck

    July 16, 2013 | Article

    Energy from waste has long been a goal for environmental engineers. British researchers at the Bristol Robotics Laboratory have now created a fuel cell that uses bacteria to break down urine and, in the process, generate electricity.
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  • 'Vampire' Graves Uncovered in Poland

    'Vampire' Graves Uncovered in Poland

    July 12, 2013 | Article

    Archaeologists in Poland believe they've made a startling discovery: a group of vampire graves containing skeletons with their heads removed and placed on their legs. This was one common way of ensuring the "undead" stayed dead.
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  • The 10 Most Controversial Miracles

    The 10 Most Controversial Miracles

    July 09, 2013 | Countdown

    From Medjugorje's apocalyptic fantasies to Saint Januarius's liquefying blood, here are some of the most controversial miracles in the Catholic Church.
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  • Proof of Jesus Christ? 7 Pieces of Evidence Debated

    Proof of Jesus Christ? 7 Pieces of Evidence Debated

    July 08, 2013 | Countdown

    From fragments of text written on bits of parchment to overly abundant wood chips allegedly salvaged from his crucifix, none of the physical evidence of Jesus' life and death hold up to scientific scrutiny.
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