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NASA Test of Mega Moon Rocket Engines Cut Short

NASA Test of Mega Moon Rocket Engines Cut Short

NASA conducted a test firing of the engines for its giant Space Launch System (SLS) lunar rocket on Saturday but they shut down earlier than planned, the space agency said. The "hot-fire" test at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi was supposed to last a little over eight minutes -- the time

In Wheelchair, Paraplegic Lai Chi-Wai Climbs up Skyscraper in Hong Kong

In Wheelchair, Paraplegic Lai Chi-Wai Climbs up Skyscraper in Hong Kong

Lai Chi-wai became the first in Hong Kong to climb more than 250 meters of a skyscraper while strapped into a wheelchair as he pulled himself up for more than 10 hours on Saturday to raise money for spinal cord patients. The 37-year-old climber, whose car accident 10 years ago left him paralyzed

Egypt Makes 'Major Discoveries' at Saqqara Archaeological Site

Egypt announced Saturday the discovery of a new trove of treasures at the Saqqara necropolis south of Cairo, including an ancient funerary temple. The tourism and antiquities ministry said the "major discoveries" made by a team of archaeologists headed by famed Egyptologist Zahi Hawass also inclu

Scientists Determine New Mode of Snake Locomotion

Scientists Determine New Mode of Snake Locomotion

For nearly 100 years, all snake locomotion has been traditionally categorized into four modes: rectilinear, lateral undulation, sidewinding, and concertina. Recently, US researchers have identified a fifth mode of snake locomotion on the island territory of Guam.

Lockdown Increases Risk of Vision Problems Driven by Screens, Experts Warn

Lockdown Increases Risk of Vision Problems Driven by Screens, Experts Warn

An eye health charity is recommending people learn the "20-20-20" rule to protect their sight, as lockdown has increased people's time using screens, the BBC reported. Fight for Sight advises looking at something 20 feet away for 20 seconds, every 20 minutes you look at a screen. Out of 2,000

Madonna Visits UK, African Countries despite Travel Restrictions

Madonna Visits UK, African Countries despite Travel Restrictions

Madonna has reportedly visited several countries in just three weeks despite Covid-19 travel bans. According to The Daily Mail, the Queen of Pop has flown from Los Angeles to London then to Malawi and Kenya as part of her winter trip. The singer, 62, has been accompanied on the getaway by her

Babies of Extinct Shark Ate Siblings in Uterus, New Study Suggests

Babies of Extinct Shark Ate Siblings in Uterus, New Study Suggests

Megalodon was the biggest predatory shark that ever lived, and its young were also gargantuan; at birth, they were as big as the average basketball player.

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