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Record-breaking bridge in Taiwan set to open by 2024

Record-breaking bridge in Taiwan set to open by 2024

Construction has begun on Danjiang Bridge, the world's longest, single-mast, asymmetric cable-stayed bridge.According to Zaha Hadid Architects, Taiwan's 920-meter long Danjiang bridge will span the mouth of the Tamsui river that flows through Taipei.
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Nokia says 7 Plus phones sent user data to China by mistake

Nokia says 7 Plus phones sent user data to China by mistake

Finland's Data Protection Ombudsman is investigating HMD Global over claims that its Nokia 7 Plus phones sent user data to China.
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China to build first floating nuclear power stations in the South China Sea

China to build first floating nuclear power stations in the South China Sea

China is planning to build 20 floating nuclear power plants in the South China Sea. Construction for the first one starts this year.
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NASA to send autonomous mini helicopter on Mars 2020 mission

NASA to send autonomous mini helicopter on Mars 2020 mission

NASA's Mars 2020 mission will include a mini helicopter that is set to be the first heavier-than-air vehicle to fly within the Red Planet's thin atmosphere.
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Greenland's melting Jakobshavn glacier is growing again

Greenland's melting Jakobshavn glacier is growing again

A study has found that Greenland's fastest-thinning glacier is growing again, but scientists say that it may just be temporary.According to NASA JPL, the Jakobshavn glacier in Greenland has been thinning and retreating over the last 20 years.
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Top 10 WORST Mistakes Ever Made By Doctors

Top 10 WORST Mistakes Ever Made By Doctors

An apple a day will keep the doctor away, which is exactly what you will want after seeing this list. For this list, we’re looking at some of the most horrifying errors made by those in the medical profession. WatchMojo counts down the Top 10 Wors...
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InSight mission to Mars

InSight mission to Mars

Videographic on the InSight mission. Scientists said Tuesday they might have detected the first known seismic tremor on Mars in a discovery that could shed light on the ancient origins of Earth's neighbour.
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Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Videographic presentation of the circuit ahead of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku this weekend.
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The Moon

The Moon

Videographic presentation of the moon. China plans to send a manned mission to the moon and to build a research station there within the next decade, state media reported on Wednesday.
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Hurricanes

Hurricanes

Videographic on hurricanes. A tropical system off Mozambique threatens to unleash a cyclone on the northern Cabo Delgado province just weeks after the country's central parts were ravaged by a powerful storm.
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Mars

Mars

Short videographic on the Solar system and Mars. Scientists say they may have detected the first known seismic tremor on the planet, a discovery that could shed light on the ancient origins of Earth's neighbour.
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Ocean garbage

Ocean garbage

Videographic illustrating the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a mass of marine debris in the north-east of the Pacific Ocean. China's ban on accepting the world's used plastic has plunged global recycling into turmoil.
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Global warming

Global warming

Videographic about global warming. Plans by oil and gas majors to spend $4.9 trillion on fuel exploration are "poles apart" from the goal of the Paris climate deal to limit the global temperature rise, a new analysis showed Tuesday.
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Climate change scenarios

Climate change scenarios

Videographic on climate change. Plans by oil and gas majors to spend $4.9 trillion on fuel exploration are "poles apart" from the goal of the Paris climate deal to limit the global temperature rise, a new analysis showed Tuesday.
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Plastics: beauty and the beast

Plastics: beauty and the beast

Videographic on the challenges posed by plastics. China's ban on accepting the world's used plastic has plunged global recycling into turmoil. FOCUS.
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Earthquakes

Earthquakes

Videographic on earthquakes. Philippine rescuers were scrambling Tuesday to reach some two dozen people feared buried under a building near Manila that collapsed a day earlier in a deadlyearthquake, as a powerful new tremor hit the nation.
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Restaurant makes 3D sushi using bodily fluids of diners

Restaurant makes 3D sushi using bodily fluids of diners

A Japanese restaurant is making customized 3D-printed sushi for each of its diners by studying samples of their bodily fluids, reports KXAN.
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Hong Kong to build artificial islands in massive land reclamation project

Hong Kong to build artificial islands in massive land reclamation project

Hong Kong has announced plans to spend $79 billion to construct one of the world's largest artificial island projects.The Guardian reports that Hong Kong is planning to build 1,000 hectares of artificial islands off the coast of Lantau Island.
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The 1989 US Exxon Oil Spill: Animated explainer

The 1989 US Exxon Oil Spill: Animated explainer

The Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska was one of the biggest U.S. oil spills ever to occur, according to the Atlantic.
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Ocean circulation patterns foretold abrupt climate change by four centuries

Ocean circulation patterns foretold abrupt climate change by four centuries

In the Atlantic Ocean, a giant 'conveyor belt' carries warm waters from the tropics into the North Atlantic, where they cool and sink and then return south to the deep ocean.
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China to build island city in Woody Island in the Paracels

China to build island city in Woody Island in the Paracels

The Chinese government has announced plans to build up a strategic island in the Paracels, despite strong opposition from the U.S.
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Dogs Are Cleaner Than Bearded Men

Dogs Are Cleaner Than Bearded Men

It's a hairy moment for beard fans!
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Space Billboards Are the Newest Ads You Didn't Ask For

Space Billboards Are the Newest Ads You Didn't Ask For

Orbital display is shooting for the stars...with advertising.
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What If Humans Didn't Need Sleep?

What If Humans Didn't Need Sleep?

We spend 33% of our lives sleeping. That's around 25 years wrapped up in bed, catching up on sleep! But, what if we didn't need to sleep? What if we could spend our nap time doing something else? With more hours in the day, we could watch more mov...
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6G Tech - Explained

6G Tech - Explained

6G Technology is coming! And it's going to be better, faster and more powerful than ever before! The world's about to change with the introduction of 5G technology, as the Internet of Things grows even bigger than it already is - with more smart d...
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What If Earth's Nearest Star System Explodes?

What If Earth's Nearest Star System Explodes?

The Alpha Centauri star system is 4 lightyears away from us. It's our closest neighbour in the Milky Way... But, what if Alpha Centauri exploded? What if the next nearest star system to Earth went supernova? It'd be an interstellar disaster!
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What If We All Used Ouija Boards?

What If We All Used Ouija Boards?

If you want to speak with dead people, then Ouija boards are the way to go. But, not everyone believes in the paranormal power of a seance. So, what if they did? What if using Ouija boards was just a regular, everyday thing, that everyone did? We'...
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What Happens When Plastic Pollution Gets Worse?

What Happens When Plastic Pollution Gets Worse?

Plastic pollution is now considered a major threat to the Earth's environment. Plastic waste and microplastics are a serious danger to ocean habitats, the natural world and even our own health. But, what if the situation gets even worse? What happ...
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What is the Earth's Twilight Zone?

What is the Earth's Twilight Zone?

Did you know that Earth has an official 'twilight zone'? It's a strange and mostly uncharted, ghostly environment, full of mysterious glowing animals so unique that they might as well be alien... And, it hosts some of nature's greatest ever myster...
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What If Human Brains Were Half the Size?

What If Human Brains Were Half the Size?

The human brain is packed with 100 billion neurons. It's responsible for everything we do, think and feel. It dictates our emotions, intelligence and overall mental health. But, what if our brains were 50% smaller? If the brain halved in size, wou...
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Chocolate

Chocolate

The world's appreciation for cocoa is centuries-old: the ancient Maya were drinking hot chocolate in Central America as far back as 400 BC.
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Avalanches

Avalanches

Videographic illustrating how avalanches occur. Three world-renowned professional mountaineers -- two Austrians and an American -- were missing and presumed dead after an avalanche on a western Canadian summit.
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Stanford researchers generate hydrogen fuel from seawater

Stanford researchers generate hydrogen fuel from seawater

Stanford researchers have developed a water-splitting system that can produce clean hydrogen fuel using saltwater.
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Meteor explodes in Earth's atmosphere

Meteor explodes in Earth's atmosphere

A fireball entered Earth's atmosphere and exploded with the energy of 173 kilotons of TNT, according to data collected by NASA.The US Air Force reported a massive explosion just 25.
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Scientists grow bacon on blades of grass

Scientists grow bacon on blades of grass

A team of researchers from the University of Bath have developed bacon fibers using pig stem cells and blades of grass, reports the BBC.First, they take a tissue sample from a pig and extract stem cells from the tissue.
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Design issues with the Boeing 737 Max 8

Design issues with the Boeing 737 Max 8

The crashes of Lion Air Flight 610 on October 29, 2018, and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 409 on March 10 have brought attention to the design and software of the Boeing 737 Max 8.
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What If The Black Death Killed Everybody?

What If The Black Death Killed Everybody?

The Black Death spread across medieval Europe and Eurasia in the 14th century, as one of the worst plague pandemics that the world has ever seen. But, what if the Black Death had totally wiped out Europe? How would global history have changed? In ...
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What Would Aliens Actually Look Like?

What Would Aliens Actually Look Like?

For most scientists, alien life on other planets is the ultimate discovery. If we find proof of extraterrestrial lifeforms, then we are no longer alone in the universe. But, what do aliens look like? If a UFO spaceship landed on Earth right now, w...
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What If Earth Had Rings Like Saturn?

What If Earth Had Rings Like Saturn?

The rings of Saturn are one of the Solar System's most iconic features. Steady streams of space dust circling the gas giant planet, Saturn's rings have intrigued scientists, astronomers and philosophers for centuries. But, what would happen if Ear...
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Why Are We Giving Human Brains to Monkeys?

Why Are We Giving Human Brains to Monkeys?

Could you imagine monkeys working alongside humans?
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The art of filmmaking

The art of filmmaking

Videographic on the art of filmmaking. Veteran directors Ken Loach and Terrence Malick head the line-up of a gritty and highly political Cannes film festival next month, its director Thierry Fremaux said Thursday.
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Cannes Film Festival

Cannes Film Festival

Videographic on the Cannes film festival. Directors Ken Loach and Terrence Malick head the line-up of a "highly political" Cannes film festival next month, its director Thierry Fremaux said.
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The Cannes Palais des Festivals

The Cannes Palais des Festivals

Short videographic locating the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, which hosts the famous French film festival. Directors Ken Loach and Terrence Malick head the line-up of a "highly political" Cannes film festival next month, its director Thierry Fre...
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Gun control in the United States

Gun control in the United States

Videographic on gun control in the US ahead of the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre in which 13 people died and more than 20 others were wounded.
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Video technology in football

Video technology in football

Videographic on VAR. Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola insisted VAR does produce "fair football" despite a cruel Champions League quarter-final exit on away goals to Tottenham after a pulsating tie ended 4-4 on aggregate.
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Moisturizer reduces risk of age-related diseases, study finds

Moisturizer reduces risk of age-related diseases, study finds

Scientists have found that using a skin moisturizer might reduce the risk of developing diseases such as Alzheimer's and diabetes.
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'Clear similarities' between Ethiopian and Lion Air crashes

'Clear similarities' between Ethiopian and Lion Air crashes

There are "clear similarities" between Indonesia's Lion Air and Ethiopian Air crashes, according to the Ethiopian government.
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Scientists find new solar system forming

Scientists find new solar system forming

A team of researchers have detected planets forming around a young star similar to the sun. According to the paper published in Astrophysical Journal Letters, DM Tau is located in the Taurus constellation 470 light-years away from Earth.
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