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Where is Santa Claus? Tips To Track Santa Now It’s Christmas Eve and you can soon find out exactly where Santa Claus and his reindeer are located now. Using military tracking software from NORAD, finding Santa is easy. Track Santa’s global flight on Facebook and you will stay current on Santa’s Christmas Eve journey. Find Santa at http://www.facebook.com/noradsanta. This popular Facebook page already has over 800,000 Facebook “likes”. “This year, nearly 25 million people around…

The PineA64 Is A $15 High-Performance Raspberry Pi Alternative The PINE64 board is a $15 quad-core 64-bit 1.2GHz computer with 512MB of RAM, which is quite a bit of power at a very low price. The project has already met (and exceeded by a factor of nearly four) its crowdfunding financial goal, and it only launched today. According to the Kickstarter campaign: PINE A64 is not only a computer, it is a super affordable 64-bit…

Hyperloop Nevada: The Hyperloop is coming to Las Vegas: Elon Musk’s radical transport system will be tested in Nevada next year The future of high-speed trains is coming faster than you might think. Hyperloop Technologies plans to build a hyperloop test track for in North Las Vegas—and it wants to start testing early next year. The Califormia company plans to create a testing ground for the transit technology. The “Propulsion Open Air Test” will take place on…

Cyborg rose Cyborg roses that have small electronic polymers have been successfully created by scientists. With the breakthrogh, researches aim to protect flowering plants in the future by using sensors. One day the research will allow flowering plants to be more productive than before and to prevent plants from blooming during a frost incident. Headed by postdoctoral researcher and author Eleni Stavrinidou, the team has produced live roses that have electronic circuits successfully working around the…

real thor’s hammer A young American engineer has managed to replicate the hammer of the God of Thunder presented in movies Thor and The Avengers: The Movie. Only the creator can raise. As in the Marvel comic book and film adaptations, Allen Pan invented a Mjolnir (Thor’s magical hammer of the name) that only the owner can raise, reports CNET. He has demonstrated in a video posted on YouTube, in which he explained his process…

During an expedition near the St Kilda archipelago in Scotland, a team of researchers has captured a strange shark specimen operating in the marine depths. While carrying out a study along the St Kilda archipelago in Scotland, marine biologists in Scotland accidentally captured a strange shark in their nets. The animal was brought on board time to consider it and was returned to the water. The creature you can see in the above image was…

James Bristle was digging a drain pipe in one of his fields of wheat, when the loose soil sprouted the first bones. “It looks like a rib,” he said at first the friend who was helping him dig. He never would have expected that the rib belonged to the skeleton of a mammoth lived between 10 and 15 thousand years ago. Bristle, a farmer from Chelsea, Michigan (USA), has therefore alerted Professor Daniel Fisher of…

60,000 antelopes died It started in May – a rapid, massive loss of life of one of the planet’s most endangered species of antelope. When geoecologist Steffen Zuther and his colleagues arrived in central Kazakhstan to monitor the calving of one herd of saigas, a critically endangered, steppe-dwelling antelope, veterinarians in the area had already reported dead animals on the ground. “But since there happened to be die-offs of limited extent during the last years,…

New Scary-Looking Fish Discovered in the Sea’s Depths Marine scientists have recently plucked a fish from the ocean’s depths that is being described as “ugly” and “scary-looking”. The scary-looking deep-sea fish is a part of the species of ceratioid angler fish and has some interesting features. The fish are described by researchers as looking like a humpbacked old shoe that has spikes and a mouthful of bad teeth. The fish also have what looks like…

Taking a wee outside in San Francisco just got a wee bit less fun. That’s because public works crews are coating walls throughout the city with a urine-repellent paint that bounces your pee right back at you. According to the SF Gate, public urination has been a problem in San Francisco for years. The city banned urinating outside in 2002, imposing a $50-$500 fine on anyone caught in the act, but this has done little…

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