The co-pilot of the Germanwings airliner accused of intentionally crashing the jet into the Alps appeared to be happy with his job and didn’t exhibit any clear signs for why he would send 149 people and himself hurtling into the side of a mountain.
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Engineers have experimented with using sonic waves to douse flames for years—but it took a pair of students to turn the concept into an affordable, hand-held device.
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The Gympie Gympie is an Australian plant with spindly stems and heart-shaped light green leaves. Brushing your hand against it can make you throw up from the pain. Using it as toilet paper has made people shoot themselves. This plant will ruin you.
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Bullet-proof protection may be about to get more bullet proof. A team of researchers has created a new kind of nanofiber that can extend to seven times its original length—and is tougher than kevlar, too.
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