After 12-years of staring in the Pittsbrugh Steelers’ defensive backfield, All-Pro safety Troy Polamalu announced tonight that he’d be retiring.
Daily Archives: April 10, 2015
Here’s What The Night Sky Would Have Looked Like 10 Billion Years Ago
Our sun has only been around for 4.5 billion years — which means it missed the cute early years of the Milky Way galaxy. If you were standing on a planet 10 billion years ago, when the Milky Way was relatively young, the night sky would have looked very different.
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Genetically-Engineered Bacteria Can Keep Mice From Getting Fat
Scientists now know that gut microbes almost certainly play a role in us getting fat, and poop transplants are sometimes touted as a potential route to weight loss. But if that’s a little too icky for you, Vanderbilt scientists have been experimenting with more refined microbiome tinkering in mice using genetically modified E. coli.
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How Wild Animals And Cities Are Adapting To Each Other
From coyotes camping out in Queens bars to giant snails eating houses in Florida to llamas roaming the streets of Phoenix, there’s no shortage of sensational news featuring wild animals infiltrating our cities. But these brilliant ever-adapting creatures are also finding new ways to live among us humans, and some cities are redesigning to accommodate them.
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Oil Companies Are Selling Dirty Wastewater to Drought-Stricken Farms
If we’re talking about who’s wasting water during California’s drought, one of the big culprits is oil production—about 10 gallons of wastewater are produced for every gallon of oil. Now oil companies like Chevron are selling that water back to farmers. But it’s not as tidy of an idea as you’d think.
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‘Furious 7’ Propels Universal Studios To $1 Billion At International Box Office
Universal Pictures International has already reached $1 billion in foreign ticket sales in 2015, the earliest in a calendar year that the studio has ever clocked 10 figures.
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