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UN chief raises concerns over nuclear coffin leaking into the Pacific

UN chief raises concerns over nuclear coffin leaking into the Pacific

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has raised concerns over a concrete dome in the Marshall Islands leaking radioactive waste into the Pacific Ocean.The nuclear dome was built in the late 1970s during the Cold War era.
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Trump targets Huawei in new ban on foreign telecom gear

Trump targets Huawei in new ban on foreign telecom gear

The Trump administration made a move to enable a ban on Huawei gear, amid an escalating trade war between the U.S. and China. According to the New York Times, President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday to ban U.S.
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Pollution impairing Asian summer monsoon , study finds

Pollution impairing Asian summer monsoon , study finds

The Asian summer monsoon typically brings about a lot of rainfall, but scientists have found that the rate of precipitation has actually been declining over the past eight decades, according to a study published in Geophysical Research Letters.
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Manchester arena marks attack anniversary with memorial service

Manchester arena marks attack anniversary with memorial service

The second anniversary of the Manchester terror incident will be marked by a private memorial service on May 22.
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China claims social credit system will 'restore trust'

China claims social credit system will 'restore trust'

A report from China's National Development and Reform Commission published in the Global Times states that authorities are developing security regulations over privacy leak concerns.
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What If Robots And Humans Were Identical?

What If Robots And Humans Were Identical?

What happens when we can no longer tell robots and humans apart? In this video, Unveiled uncovers the incredible developments in artificial intelligence and robotics, leading to machines that will one day be indistinguishable from human beings. It...
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What If Gravity Was 10x Stronger? | Unveiled

What If Gravity Was 10x Stronger? | Unveiled

There are lots of things humankind would like more of... but gravity isn't one of them! In this video, Unveiled imagines how our lives would change if gravity was 10x stronger. Looking at Planet Earth, the solar system and the wider universe, the ...
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What If Our Lives Are An Alien Experiment? | Unveiled

What If Our Lives Are An Alien Experiment? | Unveiled

Do you ever wonder why we're here? Why humans exist on planet Earth? Is it even slightly possible that we were put here by aliens, as part of an ancient extraterrestrial experiment, and that we just don't realise it? In this video, Unveiled explor...
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Playing Pokemon as a Kid May Have Altered Your Brain

Playing Pokemon as a Kid May Have Altered Your Brain

Hey Pokemon fans, which one is your favorite Pokemon?
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Tsunamis

Tsunamis

Videographic on tsunamis. A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit the northwest of Japan on Tuesday.
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The importance of ice shelves

The importance of ice shelves

Videographic looking at the importance of ice shelves. The polar ice caps are shrinking as the climate warms, leading to rising sea levels. Scientists say meltwater flowing into the oceans from the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets could boost ex...
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Melting ice caps

Melting ice caps

Videographic illustrating melting ice caps. The polar ice caps are shrinking as the climate warms, leading to rising sea levels. Scientists say meltwater flowing into the oceans from the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets could boost extreme weath...
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Thailand cave rescue

Thailand cave rescue

Videographic locating Tham Luang cave in northern Thailand. Short videographic illlustrating how the 'Wild Boars' football team was rescued from a flooded cave in June, 2018. The boys and their coach were trapped by rising water levels and the dar...
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Thai cave rescue

Thai cave rescue

Short videographic illlustrating how the 'Wild Boars' football team was rescued from a flooded cave in June, 2018. The boys and their coach were trapped by rising water levels and the daring mission to extract them through flooded passageways capt...
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US military bases in the Middle East

US military bases in the Middle East

Videographic showing US military bases in the Gulf. China and Russia warned Tuesday about escalating Middle East tensions after Washington said it would deploy 1,000 more troops to the region and renewed accusations that Iran was behind a tanker a...
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Iran's nuclear deal

Iran's nuclear deal

The Iran nuclear agreement. The United States has announced the deployment of 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the US had broken promises by abandoning a landmark nuclear deal that Tehran continued...
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What If Earth Was Bigger Than The Sun?

What If Earth Was Bigger Than The Sun?

Planet Earth is a pretty big place... But, what if it was 1.3 million times bigger? In this video, Unveiled discovers what would happen if our humble planet grew to be the size of the sun. It'd mean massive change to life on Earth and fundamental ...
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What If 50% of Everything Went Extinct?

What If 50% of Everything Went Extinct?

According to the UN, humans are to blame for up to one million species facing extinction around the world. Thanks to climate change, global warming and increased pollution, Planet Earth could already be in the middle of its sixth major extinction ...
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How Playing Hip-hop Music to Cheese Makes it Taste Better

How Playing Hip-hop Music to Cheese Makes it Taste Better

If you want healthy plants, some people say that you should talk to them. If you want to make delicious cheese, try playing hip-hop music.
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Hilarious (and Unnecessary) Inventions

Hilarious (and Unnecessary) Inventions

Which one is your favorite?
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Top 10 Reasons Why Mosquitoes Prefer You Over Others

Top 10 Reasons Why Mosquitoes Prefer You Over Others

This is why you are irresistable to mosquitoes.
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The Science of "Dad Reflexes"

The Science of "Dad Reflexes"

All dads are superheroes, there is no need to state reasons to prove this fact.
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Aerodynamics in cycling

Aerodynamics in cycling

Aerodynamics and how exploiting it can help improve competitive cyclists' performance. The Tour de France begins on July 6.
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Tour de France 2018

Tour de France 2018

The 2018 Tour de France circuit. The race begins on July 6. Videographic showing the stages of the Tour.
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Boko Haram

Boko Haram

Videographic presenting the Boko Haram islamist insurgents in northern Nigeria. Thirty people were killed late Sunday in a triple suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria, emergency services reported, in an attack bearing the hallmarks of the Boko Har...
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Tour de France 2019

Tour de France 2019

Videographic showing the route of the 2019 Tour de France cycling race which begins on July 6.
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Dark matter may have punched holes in the Milky Way

Dark matter may have punched holes in the Milky Way

New evidence suggests something strange is punching holes in the Milky Way, but scientists aren't sure what it is.
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New study detects Alzheimer's up to 30 years before symptoms appear

New study detects Alzheimer's up to 30 years before symptoms appear

Researchers have identified a range of biomarkers that could determine if an individual develops Alzheimer's disease years in advance, according to a study published in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience.
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Climate change causes trees to grow faster in China, study finds

Climate change causes trees to grow faster in China, study finds

Larch trees in northeastern China were found to have grown faster in the past 40 years as a result of climate change, according to a study published in the Journal of Geophysical Research.
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Jeff Bezos unveils space colony vision

Jeff Bezos unveils space colony vision

According to a press conference, Jeff Bezos envisions human colonies in outer space capable of holding up to 1 trillion people in rotating cylinders called O'Neill Cylinders.
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Bering Sea ice receding alarmingly: Report

Bering Sea ice receding alarmingly: Report

The Bering Sea's ice is vanishing, endangering surrounding indigenous communities, sealife and fisheries. However, scientists cannot pinpoint what is causing the ice to recede.
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5 reasons why your indoor plants keep dying

5 reasons why your indoor plants keep dying

Do you want to be a #PlantMom, but your indoor plants keep on dying on you so you end up being more of a #PlantGrimReaper? Here are some common mistakes we all make with our house plants…
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Fuel cell cars

Fuel cell cars

Fuel cell cars --also known are hydrogen cars -- emit nothing but water vapour from the tailpipe.
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Facial recognition: what's in a face?

Facial recognition: what's in a face?

Videographic on facial recognition. Videographic on facial recognition. Supporters of the technology argue that facial recognition systems can help police fight crime and make streets safer. Rights groups have raised concerns because of its relian...
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Oil tanker incident in the Gulf of Oman

Oil tanker incident in the Gulf of Oman

Videographic locating the Gulf of Oman. Suspected attacks left two tankers in flames in the waters of the Gulf of Oman Thursday, sending world oil prices soaring as Iran helped rescue stricken crew members.
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Key moments in the conquest of space

Key moments in the conquest of space

Videographic looking back on fifty years of space travel. To accompany a dossier marking the moment when Neil Armstrong made his legendary "giant leap for mankind" 50 years ago moving overnight on Thursday.
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Ebola virus

Ebola virus

Videographic on Ebola. A grandmother in Uganda has died from the virus, health officials said on Thursday, the second fatality in the country since a major outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo crossed the border.
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Oil production in the Gulf

Oil production in the Gulf

Videographic locating the Gulf region and showing oil production. The crews of two oil tankers were evacuated off the coast of Iran on Thursday after they were reportedly attacked and caught fire in the Gulf of Oman, sending world oil prices soaring.
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Japan will start testing the world's fastest bullet train

Japan will start testing the world's fastest bullet train

Japan will begin testing the world's fastest Shinkansen bullet-train which is capable of reaching speeds of up to 400 kilometers per hour.
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China to fund Sri Lankan mega project

China to fund Sri Lankan mega project

Beijing is providing a US$1.4 billion loan to Sri Lanka for their Port City Colombo project, The South China Morning Post reports.This project aims to develop a metropolis from land reclaimed from the sea.
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Chinese surgeons use brain implants to treat drug addiction

Chinese surgeons use brain implants to treat drug addiction

Chinese surgeons are using deep brain stimulation or DBS to treat methamphetamine addiction in its first ever clinical trial, according to the Associated Press.The technique involves a device being surgically implanted onto the brain.
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Study finds shrinking moon may be causing powerful quakes

Study finds shrinking moon may be causing powerful quakes

Newly-published research has found evidence that the moon is shrinking and may still be tectonically active.In a new study published in Nature Geoscience, researchers analyzed data from seismometers placed on the moon during the Apollo missions.
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The Ebola virus

The Ebola virus

Short videographic on Ebola. A five-year-old boy who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda has died, a health ministry official told AFP Wednesday, in the first spread of a deadly outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.
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The Moon

The Moon

Videographic presentation of the moon. India on Wednesday unveiled a spacecraft which is expected to take off for the moon next month, making the country only the fourth to achieve the feat.
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Drought

Drought

Videographic on droughts and their effect. Almost half of India -- an area home to more than 500 million people -- is facing drought-like conditions because of deficient pre-monsoon rainfall, according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).
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How Ebola attacks the body

How Ebola attacks the body

Videographic on the deadly disease Ebola. A five-year-old boy has died from Ebola in Uganda, the first case since a deadly outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo 10 months ago.
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An explainer on the bubonic plague

An explainer on the bubonic plague

A couple in Mongolia contracted the deadly plague after consuming some raw rodent meat, The Guardian reports.The couple had apparently eaten raw marmot meat and were thought to have developed the pneumonic plague from that.
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