Daily Archives: September 20, 2016
We’re Getting Close to Terabit Internet
Nokia Bell Labs, Deutsche Telekom T-Labs and the Technical University of Munich have made some important strides towards extremely fast internet connections. The team says they have achieved “unprecedented transmission capacity,” at a rate of 1 terabit-per-second.
Police Accidentally Record Themselves Making Up Criminal Charges Against Protester
A Connecticut man, with help from the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut, is suing three state police troopers for allegedly fabricating charges against him and—among other things—taking his camera without a warrant. Video shows the three state troopers allegedly making up the charges in the Sept. 11, 2015 incident.
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Florida Beach Suffers 3 Shark Attacks in Less Than 3 Hours
Three different people were bitten by a shark during three different attacks in under three hours at a Florida beach, local authorities have confirmed. The shark encounters occurred in the same general area at New Smyrna Beach Sunday, WFTV reported. All three victims suffered lacerations, though none of the injuries are believed to be life-threatening.
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PRENATAL MERCURY EXPOSURE CANCELS OUT COGNITIVE BENEFITS OF EXERCISE
We all know the benefits of a daily dose of physical activity by now. Not only does exercise tone your body so you can wear your favorite jeans, it even helps with your memory. But when it comes to retaining new information, working out may not do much for people who were exposed to high levels of mercury before birth, according to a new study that was just published in thejournal Environmental Health Perspectives.
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The Glass Frog Isn’t Made of Glass But That Would Be Pretty Cool
The glass frog is a BIG fan of transparency, in the sense that you can see all of its internal organs through its belly skin.
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Alleged New York City Bomber Captured After Shootout With Police
According to reports, alleged New York City bomber Ahmad Khan Rahami was captured by authorities in Linden, New Jersey after shooting at a police officer. Police reportedly found him sleeping in the vestibule of a local bar.
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