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Alarm for India? Pakistan on course to become world’s 5th largest nuclear power

India will likely be unsettled by the news its arch-nemesis Pakistan is being tipped to become the fifth largest nuclear power in the world. US researchers have branded the development “concerning.” Pakistan’s nuclear capability has become of “considerable concern” to the US and other countries as its nuclear warheads are set to increase in number to between 220 and 250 ...

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Water worlds can support life – we don’t need another ‘Earth,’ study finds

A world entirely covered in water could support life, according to a new study which challenges the prevailing scientific thought that living entities need a planet like Earth in order to survive. After running more than 1,000 simulations, researchers at the University of Chicago and Pennsylvania State University found that ocean planets can stay in the “sweet spot” needed to ...

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Cannabis beer on the horizon as Canadian company invests in world’s first marijuana brewery

A Toronto-based company has come up with a… cannabis-brewed beer. The drink is being prepared in anticipation of Canada’s legalization of marijuana this year. As Canada is set to become the second country in the world to legalize the class-B drug for recreational use, Province Brands has figured a unique way of bringing cannabis-based products to the consumer market. In ...

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World’s first Hindi humanoid showcases spiritual side (VIDEO)

An Indian software engineer believes his new humanoid robot can lead the country into the next technological revolution, claiming the makeshift model is the first of its kind to speak Hindi. And the robot even has a belief in god. Ranjit Srivastava from the city of Ranchi in north eastern India created Rashmi, the robot fluent in Hindi, Bhojpuri, Marathi ...

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World’s only ‘prickly’ woolly mammoth hat goes on sale in Siberia for $10k

Heads up, fashionistas! A man in Russia’s Yakutia region has made the world’s only wooly mammoth hair hat, and is reportedly selling the item for the hefty price of $ 10,000. Vladimir Ammosov, a 44-year-old builder from Yakutsk, the capital of Russia’s coldest region, said he obtained the hair of the extinct animal from one of his relatives. “He went ...

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Two German elders trade nursing home for ‘world’s largest’ heavy metal fest

A pair of old German men had been so willing to swap the routine of their nursing home for “world’s largest” heavy metal event, the Wacken Open Air festival, that they had to be evacuated from here with the help of police. Two old gentlemen have disappeared on Friday night from a nursing home in Dithmarschen community in northern Germany, ...

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Apple on the brink of becoming world’s first trillion-dollar company

Shares of iPhone and computer maker Apple surged six percent after the company reported solid third-quarter results. The corporation closed the trading session just shy of the $ 1 trillion in market capitalization. Apple stock closed at $ 201.50, slightly below the intraday high of $ 201.76. Shareholders had been seeking a share price of $ 203.45 to make the ...

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Apple on the brink of becoming world’s first trillion-dollar company

Shares of iPhone and computer maker Apple surged six percent after the company reported solid third-quarter results. The corporation closed the trading session just shy of the $ 1 trillion in market capitalization. Apple stock closed at $ 201.50, slightly below the intraday high of $ 201.76. Shareholders had been seeking a share price of $ 203.45 to make the ...

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Putin orders construction of world’s longest bridge

Russian President Vladimir Putin has instructed the government to work out a plan to construct a bridge connecting Sakhalin Island in the country’s Far East with mainland Russia. Read more “The question of building a bridge between Sakhalin and the mainland has long been discussed, for decades. It has long been a dream of the people living on the island,” ...

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Indian man with world’s longest fingernails has them clipped & put on display in New York (GRAPHIC)

The holder of the Guinness world record for the longest fingernails has finally decided to trim his alpha-keratin opus, which grew over past 66 years to a combined length of a city bus and will now be put on display in New York. Shridhar Chillal, 82, has not used nail clippers on his left hand since 1952, when a teacher ...

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