Archive: 16/12/2011

Fear no supernova

Given the incredible amounts of energy in a supernova explosion – as much as the sun creates during its entire lifetime – another erroneous doomsday theory is that such an explosion could happen in 2012 and harm ...

dateDec 16, 2011 in Astronomy
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(AP) --, the online retailer known for selling distressed merchandise, was feeling a little distressed itself. With household merchandise stacking up in a warehouse, it opened the doors Thursday for an auction ...

dateDec 16, 2011 in Business
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GDP up, happiness down

The gross domestic product of the United States -- that oft-cited measure of economic health -- has been ticking upward for the last two years.

dateDec 16, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Novel device removes heavy metals from water

An unfortunate consequence of many industrial and manufacturing practices, from textile factories to metalworking operations, is the release of heavy metals in waterways. Those metals can remain for decades, even centuries, ...

dateDec 16, 2011 in Other
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