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Astronomers Want To Know: Does This Interstellar Visitor Have A Message For Us?

Enlarge this image An artist’s illustration of ‘Oumuamua, a cigar-shaped interstellar object discovered in October. Now, astronomers want to know if this interloper might harbor life. ESO/M. Kornmesser hide caption toggle caption ESO/M. Kornmesser It’s time to find out what, if anything, our “mysterious interloper” has to say. That, at any rate, is the guiding idea for a team of astronomers, who announced Monday they plan to check out an interstellar object for signs of life. Beginning Wednesday, the group Breakthrough Listen will closely scan the asteroid ‘Oumuamua, a recently…

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Waste Not, Want Not: Drink Beer To Feed Fish And Help Save The Planet

Enlarge this image Forage fish like these at a Chilean processing plant are often used for fish meal used in aquaculture. But critics consider this inefficient and wasteful and worry it could deplete fish populations. Now several companies are developing protein substitutes to replace fish meal. Julio Etchart/ullstein bild via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Julio Etchart/ullstein bild via Getty Images In Westfield, N.Y., perch, bass, catfish and trout are growing fat on the byproducts of an adjacent brewery and distillery. The fish, still young but intended to be…

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5 Fearless Books To Read If You Want To Chase Your Fears Away

Phobias are the most common mental disorder in the U.S, as approximately 10 percent of people in the U.S. experience phobias. Even if you are not bothered by a specific or social phobia, fear haunts us in different ways. It can affect our performance, for instance if we have a fear of public speaking or anxiety during an exam. An intense exposure to fear can even cause mental problems like panic attacks, cold sweats and other symptoms that affect our well being. There is always a way however, to deal…

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Congresswomen Want Investigation into Alleged Trump Sexual Misconduct

More than 50 female members of Congress want House leaders to investigate alleged sexual misconduct by President Donald Trump before he was in the White House. The representatives sent a letter Monday to Republican Congressman Trey Gowdy and Democrat Elijah Cummings of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. “At least 17 women have publicly accused the president of sexual misconduct,” the letter from the Democratic Women’s Working Group says. “The American people deserve a full inquiry into the truth of these allegations. The president’s own remarks appear to…

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Watch This And See If You Still Want To Judge A Book By Its Cover

Many experiences in one’s life can change one’s perspective; some leave a stronger impact than others, whilst some can completely change the path of one’s life. What we do in response to these events is what truly defines us, makes us who we are, and defines a person’s courage and bravery. Stephen King’s 1996 novel, The Green Mile was adapted into a movie under the visionary direction of Frank Darabont, and portray’s the importance of one’s character. Man with a special gift The movie follows the lives of guards at…

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Pay What you Want to Become the Ultimate White Hat Hacker

Ethical hacking is big business these days. Ethical hackers are hired by companies to infiltrate their security systems in order to find flaws and fix them before someone with malicious intent does so and exploits them for all they’re worth. If you’re good at it, you can get paid quite well, and as more and more companies move almost entirely online, the job pool is growing. But if you want to become a good ethical hacker, you should invest in a bit of training. That’s where the Ultimate White Hat…

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The best tech deals that you don’t want to miss out on

Our friends at Thrifter post some great deals every day, and here are the best ones available right now! From mobile phones to general tech, home goods and much more, the team at Thrifter is scouring the web every single day to find the best deals. Whether something hits a new all-time low, gets discounted for just a limited time, or has a new coupon code available for it, you won’t want to miss out any of them. If you want to know about the deals as soon as they…

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If You Want to Get Bigger Things Done in 2018, Read This

You may think of Starbucks as a great place to grab a coffee, but they’ve actually got a fascinating goal that they’re aiming for. Their ambition is to be recognized as much for their commitment to social responsibility – as the quality of their coffee. And they want to reach this global by 2020.[1] To help reach this worthy ambition, Starbucks plans to offer sustainable coffee, eco-friendly stores, employment opportunities for military veterans (and their spouses), youth and refugees, and food share and community service. How will they achieve these…

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