Tag Archives: past

Heard of Mental Time Travel? Yes, Only Humans Can Do!

There is one more reason to make merry this Christmas season, that is only we, humans, can recall personal experiences and also travel into the future with the power of our mind. The model developed by three scientists Prof. Markus Werning, Prof. Sen Cheng from the German Ruhr University Bochum and Prof. Thomas Suddendorf (University of Queensland) presents forcibly that ...

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What is Russian Spacecraft Progress 59?

The Russian Progress resupply mission that went out of control on Tuesday hours after its launch was an unmanned version of the Soyuz spacecraft that is used to carry cargo supplies and fuel to the International Space Station, similar to such missions undertaken by NASA regularly on SpaceX and Orbital spacecraft. The Progress is important since it can raise the ...

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Mega-Drought 2050-2099: Both Projected Scenarios Spell Doomsday on Earth

  As reported earlier, the second half of this century would witness sever, mega-drought in the U.S. Southwest and Central Plains, which could be drier and longer than ever seen in the last 1,000 years, going by a new NASA study. Ben Cook, climate scientist at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University ...

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Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales among Israel’s 2015 Dan David Prize winners

Jimmy Wales, co-founder of the ubiquitous online encyclopedia Wikipedia, is among the three winners of the 2015 Dan David Prize, which annually bestows three awards of $1 million each. The announcement by Tel Aviv University said the laureates, who donate 10% of their prize money towards doctoral and postdoctoral Tel Aviv University scholarships, will be honored at a ceremony on ...

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Yoga Day Pointer to Recover Our Heritage: Historian

Yoga originated in India but this spiritual and mental discipline has failed to resonate with the country’s masses, who mostly seek its virtues of physical fitness. But filmmaker and art historian Benoy K. Behl feels the Indian government’s emphasis on yoga and the UN celebrating World Yoga Day June 21 have set the pace for a long innings. “Actually, it ...

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Nizam ruler Asaf Jah VII, sixth richest person in History of world

Imagine compiling the list of about 25 richest human beings in the last 1,000 years? The list painfully compiled by celebritynetworth.com website shows 26 wealthiest human beings to have ever born on the earth. The figures, adjusted for inflation, show that Nizam ruler Asaf Jah VII with his wealth estimated at $236 billion ranks sixth with Warren Buffett last the 26th ...

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