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Scientists Develop Technology for Affordable Solar Windows

Scientists Develop Technology for Affordable Solar Windows

Solar windows could be the next big thing to cut down on your energy bills. Scientists at the University of Minnesota and University of Milano-Bicocca are bringing the dream of windows that can efficiently collect solar energy one step closer to reality thanks to high-tech silicon nanoparticles. The scientists developed technology to embed the silicon nanoparticles into what they call ... Read More »

2018 Hyundai Accent makes a comeback “Video”

2018 Hyundai Accent makes a comeback (Video)

There’s no radical choice in the subcompact segment. Everything is based around the idea of providing safe, reliable transportation that doesn’t break the bank. The 2018 Hyundai Accent continues that legacy, hedging its bets and making small but appreciable updates. The South Korean automaker says that the new Accent improves upon its predecessors and alongside adopting a thoroughly updated design, ... Read More »

NASA Discovers Seven Earth-Sized Planets – Could Support Alien Life

NASA Discovers Seven Earth-Sized Planets - Could Support Alien Life

NASA has discovered seven planets with Earth-like qualities orbiting a nearby star making them among the strongest candidates in the continued search for extraterrestrial life among known exoplanets, or planets that exist outside of our own solar system. “This is the first time that so many Earth-sized planets have been found around the same star,” says Michaël Gillon, an astronomer ... Read More »

Life expectancy could soon exceed 90 years; says new study

Life expectancy could soon exceed 90 years, says new study

Men born in 2030 will have a life expectancy four years greater than those who were born in 2010, a major study has found. The study, led by scientists from Imperial College London in collaboration with the World Health Organization, analysed long-term data on mortality and longevity trends to predict how life expectancy will change in 35 industrialised countries by ... Read More »

Japanese zoo culls 57 macaques carrying ‘invasive’ genes

Japanese zoo culls 57 macaques carrying 'invasive' genes

A Japanese zoo has been criticised for culling 57 snow macaques. The culling of 57 snow monkeys, also known as Japanese macaques, living in Japan’s Takagoyama Nature Zoo, located in Chiba’s Futtsu city, took place after the monkeys were found to carry genes of an “invasive alien species”, officials stated on February 21, Tuesday. Zoo officials discovered that of 164 ... Read More »

McLaren 650S replacement teased again (Watch)

McLaren 650S replacement teased again (Video)

McLaren’s 650S replacement, widely reported to be called 720S, has been teased again in a new video. McLaren has released yet another teaser for its upcoming second-generation Super Series model – a replacement for the 650S, which is rumoured to be called the 720S. Thus far we’ve had details of the structure, aero, suspension, engine and now we’ve got wheels, ... Read More »

Aboriginal leaders demand answers in artist Moses Beaver’s death

Aboriginal leaders demand answers in artist Moses Beaver’s death

An inquest will be held into the in-custody death of aboriginal artist Moses Beaver. Nishnawbe Aski Nation Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler and Nibinamik First Nation Chief Johnny Yellowhead say Beaver, a renowned Woodlands artist, is believed to have died in a jail in Thunder Bay, Ont., on Monday, but his death has not officially been confirmed. Thunder Bay police say ... Read More »

Canadian Attacked In Thailand: Two Criminals Arrested

Canadian Attacked In Thailand: Two Criminals Arrested

Police have arrested two men accused of slashing a Canadian man with a machete while trying to steal a gold necklace from his female Thai companion last week. The two suspects were identified by police… The Bangkok Post reported in its online edition that Canadian Philip Sullivan, 68, and King Kulkaew of Bangkok had left a restaurant on foot last ... Read More »