26 Jul 2011

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Mysterious ice ball appears in forest

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The conspiracy theorists are out in force again after a mysterious ball of ice was found in a forest in the Czech Republic.

According to the Metro, a witness stumbled upon the object in Milovice forest and videoed it on their mobile phone so they could post it on YouTube.

They claim it is a giant block of ice similar in shape to a hailstone, although it is two metres in diameter, so much bigger than usual precipitation.

However, what is a

04 May 2011

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Stephanie Meyer’s The Host to be turned into a movie

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Fans of the Twilight books may be pleased to know they will soon be able to see another of Stephanie Meyer's creations turned into a film.

Her 2008 novel The Host is to be adapted for the silver screen by producers Nick Wechsler and Steve and Paula Mae Schwartz, it has been revealed.

Saoirse Ronan, who is currently appearing in the assassin flick Hanna, has been cast as the main character Melanie Stryder.

However, anyone expecting angst-filled vampires may be

21 Apr 2011

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Walkers claim to have found dead alien in Siberia

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A video which two walkers claim shows the body of a dead alien has become an internet sensation among believers and sceptics alike.

The men insist they were walking in the Siberian region of Irkutsk when they stumbled upon their find, which is around two feet tall with a skinny body and big head.

Part of the so-called alien's leg is missing and it also has other bodily traumas, suggesting a potential reason for its death – if it was ever really

31 Mar 2011

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Heart power ‘could be used to charge electrical goods’

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The days of having to hunt down your mobile phone or mp3 player charger before you can finally plug it in could be numbered thanks to a new technology that was unveiled this week.

Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology presented the nanogenerator at the National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, a revolutionary new chip that can use heartbeats to produce electricity.

So small that 500 could fit in a single human hair, its tiny contractions and

21 Mar 2011

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Iran claims to have built first flying saucer

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Iran has claimed to have built the world's first flying saucer in a bid to show its technological advancement.

According to the Daily Mail, nobody knows what it looks like yet or how high up it can fly, but the country's ISNA news agency said it has GPS and facilities for "aerial imaging" on "various missions".

Strangely, the fact that it can fly indoors was cited as a highlight, which will be really useful on space

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