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Radio Stations Always Start With ‘K’ Or ‘W’ – Here’s Why!

Have you ever noticed that every time you switch on the radio for your morning commute, radio stations go something like this – “Time to wake up with K98.3” or “WBLS will be right back after this commercial break.” If you pay attention, you’ll realise the vast majority of radio stations start with the letter …

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Mini Hydropower Plant Set Up By Nagaland Students Powers Highway Street Lights

The Asian Highway 2 runs through the heart of Khuzama village in Kohima district, Nagaland. It has streets lamps that stand 7-foot tall and its posts are painted in colours of red, green, black, white, yellow and orange, among others, with the motifs of the Angami tribe. It represents the “rich Angami tribe culture” that …

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‘Superbolts’ 1,000 Times Brighter Than Typical Lightning Strikes Detected By Scientists

Every time we start to think of ourselves as all-powerful, nature reminds us of its capability of releasing some furious energy and telling us who’s the boss here. Case in point: scientists have just detected a new extreme in hotspots of lightning activity called ‘superbolts’: intense lightning strikes that shine up to 1,000 times brighter than typical …

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New York College Students Discover Old Book Page With Hidden Writing On It

Second-year college students from New York have found a page from an old book from the 1500s with hidden writing on it; the hidden writing was found using a special camera that they had built. Surprisingly, finding hidden writing on very old documents isn’t all that unusual. In fact, there’s even a special name for …

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16 Million Years Ago Prehistoric Baby Sharks Were Raised In NURSERIES

As per a new study investigating the fossilised megalodon teeth, ancient giant predatory sharks used to rear their young ones in nurseries millions of years ago. Five potential nurseries, dating from 3.6 to 16 million years ago, have been identified by University of Bristol researchers using fossilised teeth of different lengths. Slow to reproduce, megalodon …

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First Time Ever – Diamonds Created In Lab At Room Temperature!

It normally takes gigantic pressure, extremely hot temperature and billions of years for the creation of the diamonds as we see them in their beautiful forms. But an international team of scientists has defied the nature to produce the beautiful mineral in the confines of a laboratory, within minutes and at room temperature. Scientists at …

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