Mid-Level Solar Flare Erupts From The Sun

Mid-Level Solar Flare Erupts From The Sun

The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, peaking at 6:07 a.m. EDT on May 8, 2014, and NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, captured images of it. Solar flares are powerful bursts of radiation. Harmful radiation from a flare cannot pass through Earth’s atmosphere to physically affect humans on the ground, however — when intense […]

44 Indians, shortlisted for one-way trip to Mars

44 Indians, shortlisted for one-way trip to Mars

Forty-four Indians, including 17 women, are among 705 aspirants shortlisted for an ambitious private mission to send four people on a planned one-way trip to Mars in 2024 to colonize the red planet. The Netherlands-based non-profit organisation Mars One announced that 353 hopefuls from around the world have been eliminated from the selection programme to […]

How black holes are formed

How black holes are formed

A partnership of the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country, Ikerbasque and the CSIC-Spanish National Research Council is participating in the detecting, for the first time, of circular light coming from a recently created black hole. On 24 October 2012 observatories across the world were alerted about a huge stellar explosion, the GRB121024A, which had been […]

Vigilantes hack off man’s PENIS

Vigilantes hack off man’s PENIS

Vigilantes hacked off a man’s penis after suspecting him of raping a three-year-old girl. Francisco de Souza de Castro, 66, was targeted in a brutal revenge attack in Severinia, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Three of his fingers were also sliced off. Castro was rushed to Santa Casa de Misericordia Hospital, in nearby Barretos, where doctors unsuccessfully […]

4.7-Inch iPhone 6 for Sept Release

4.7-Inch iPhone 6 for Sept Release

The iPhone 6 release date is fast shaping up to become real on September 2014 as mass production of the 4.7-inch version is reportedly already underway, according to new reports. Reports coming from Taiwan and Japan, which according to MacRumors were picked up by Industrial & Commercial Times and MacOtakara respectively, appear to indicate that […]

Tallest Brazillian Model set to marry

Tallest Brazillian Model set to marry

Brazil’s tallest teen is set marry her beau – despite him being over a FOOT smaller than her. Elisany da Cruz Silva is a staggering 6ft 8ins tall while her compact fiancee Francinaldo da Silva Carvalho is only 5ft 4ins. Despite a massive 1ft 4ins between them, Francinaldo had no problem increasing the distance by […]

Nepalese man `sets pregnant wife on fire in dowry demand`

Nepalese man `sets pregnant wife on fire in dowry demand`

Kathmandu: Nepalese police were searching for a husband and his parents after they allegedly set his pregnant wife on fire in a demand for dowry, an officer said Tuesday. Police accuse Farid Sheikh and his parents of pouring kerosene over the 25-year-old woman, who was seven months pregnant, in an attempt to extort a motorbike […]

A new way to clean your phone: Zap it

A new way to clean your phone: Zap it

The Phonesoap charger looks like a tanning bed for cell phones. According to recent scientific studies, one of the most common contaminants of mobile devices is – wait for it – fecal matter. That’s not to say that we’re all gross Neanderthals who wipe our backsides with the latest technology. But this is one problem […]